Re: 1st Florida U.S. Cavalry
my gggrandfather amos lisbon rhodes was in the florida first calavry. some time after desertion from the confederancy.I would like to know if he obtained a pension i had heard that he had. i am new to your site i found it very interesting.I do not know were he joined he lived around holmes co or washingto co at the time. any help or history as why these men joined . he had 3 small children at the time . he told my grandfather that he had no shoes and only some paarched corn and acorns to eat at times. fred l rhodes Baker La. I grew up near chipley fl.