Saturday, January 28, 2012

William Augustus McClendon.

William Augustus McClendon.

William A. McClendon.
1st. Lieut.
Co. G.
15th. Ala. Infantry.
Taken 1895.
Push to enlarge.
 Birth: Aug. 7, 1844, Henry County, Alabama.
Death: Apr. 19, 1921, Alabama.

Was Sheriff of Henry County for several terms.

Parents: Joel Tyson McClendon (1799 - 1863)
Mary Polly Sowell McClendon (1812 - 1903)

Spouse: Lake Erie Perry McClendon (1843 - 1930)

Children: John Thomas McClendon (1866 - 1893)
Rosa McClendon Hutto (1868 - 1915)
Robert Edward Lee McClendon (1872 - 1953)
John Tyson McClendon (1874 - 1968)
Mary Elizabeth McClendon Hendley (1877 - 1899)
Joel Sowell McClendon (1886 - 1976)

Burial: Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama.

The following note and the picture above came from his book he wrote in 1909, called "Recllections of war times."  This book can be found and read on line

"The bearer, 1st, Lieutenant W. A, McClendon of company "G.", 15th, regiment of Alabama Infantry, a prisoner of the Army of Northern Virginia, has permission to go home, and there remain undisturbed."
A. A. Lowther.
Colonel commanding 15th, Alabama regiment.

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