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Bill King, Reuben and Bob Battle - body servants | by CahalanJones
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Bill King, Reuben and Bob Battle - body servants

Bill King was a negro man owned by Mr. Jack King, of Williamson County, and was sent by him to wait on his sons, Joh, Thomas and William, who were members of Company B. "Bill" accompanied them throughout all their campaigns, making a faithful servant and cook, rendering many invaluable services to the members of the company until the surrender in North Carolina.

Reuben and Bob, negro men owned by the Battle boys, members of Co. B, are equally deserving of mention in this History for faithful services from 1861 to 1865. They were regular attendants at the annual regimental re-unions until the death of Reuben in 1901.

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Uploaded on April 21, 2016