Person:James Kendrick (2)

m. Abt 1840
  1. James Knox Polk Kendrick1842 - 1911
  2. John S. KENDRICK1844 - 1909
  3. Thomas Andrew Kendrick1846 - 1912
  4. Clarissa KENDRICK1848 -
  5. Susan KENDRICK1849 -
  6. William Franklin Kendrick1852 - 1942
  7. Joseph A. KENDRICK1855 - 1865
m. 2 Jan 1867
  1. William Lacy Kendrick1867 - 1939
  2. Samuel Alexander Kendrick1871 - 1950
  3. George Madison Kendrick1873 - 1874
  4. Susan Luella Kendrick1875 - 1899
  5. Infant Kendrick1878 - 1878
  6. Maggie Pearl Kendrick1882 - 1941
Facts and Events
Name[1] James Knox Polk Kendrick
Gender Male
Birth[2] 1842 McNairy, Tennessee, United States
Marriage 2 Jan 1867 Claiborne Parish, LAto Sarah Ann "Sallie" McKenzie
Death? 1911 Claiborne, Louisiana, United States
Burial? Old Town Cemetery, Haynesville, LA

James Knox Polk Kendrick 1842-1911. Brother of John S Kendrick and the son of William Erwin Kendrick, the son of John A Kendrick .

.CSA, Co I, 2nd Regiment, LA infantry

Enlisted May 9, 1861 in New Orleans (Pension application says Homer)

Census: 1850, McNairy Co., TN CD 10; Age 8; TN; attends school; pg 121a line 41


2nd Regiment, Louisiana Infantry

2nd Infantry Regiment [also called Louisiana Zouaves] was formed at Camp Moore in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, during the spring of1861. Its companies were drawn from De Soto, Natchitoches,Lincoln, St. Landry, Claiborne, Rapides, and Caddo parishes. Ordered to Virginia the unit was assigned to the Department of the Peninsula and in April, 1862 totaled 782 men. Later it was placed in H. Cobb's, Starke's, Nicholl's, lversons, Stafford's,and York's Brigade, It fought with the Army of Northern Virginia from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, served with Early in the Shenandoah Valley, then was active around Appomattox. The regiment lost 30 killed and 152 wounded at Malvern Hill, had 25 killed and 86 wounded at Second Manassas, and sustained 62 casualties at Sharpsburg. It reported 15 killed and 90 wounded at Chancellorsville, and of the 236 engaged at Gettysburg, twenty-seven percent were disabled. Only 3 officers and 41 men surrendered in April, 1865. The field officers were Colonels Ross E. Burke, Lewis G. De Russy, William M. Levy, and Isaiah T. Norwood; Lieutenant Colonels Michael A. Grogan, Jesse M. Williams, and John Young; and Majors Richard W. Ashton and Martin C. Redwine.

After the battle of Gettysburg James K P Kendrick was captured by Union forces July 6, 1863 near Fredericksburg, PA, was confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland July 8, 1863, sent to Fort Delaware July 1863 where he enlisted in the US 3rd Regiment, Maryland Cavalry August 30, 1863. When he returned to Louisiana(Homer) after the war he kept his Union military service secret,even from his wife. He died in 1911, in Feb 1931 she applied for his Confederate Pension from the state of Louisiana. Her application was denied as the LA Pension Board discovered his Union service and suggested she apply to the US Government for a pension!

USA, Sergeant, Company F, 3rd Regiment, Maryland Cavalry


3rd Regiment, Maryland Cavalry

Organized at Baltimore, Md., August 8, 1863, to January 9, 1864.Attached to Cavalry Reserve, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department,to January, 1864. Unattached, Defenses of New Orleans, La.,Dept. of the Gulf, to March, 1864. District of LaFourche, Dept.of the Gulf, to June, 1864. District of Morganza, Dept. of the Gulf, to August, 1864. United States forces, Mobile Bay, Dept.of the Gulf, to December, 1865. District of Southern Alabama,Military Division of West Mississippi, to May, 1865. 1stBrigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, West Mississippi, to June,1865. Dept. of Mississippi to September, 1865. SERVICE.-Duty in the Defenses of Baltimore, Md., till January, 1864. Ordered to New Orleans, La., thence to Madisonville. La., and duty there till March, 1864. Expedition to Franklinton February 1-3.Flemming's Ford, Madisonville, February 11. Ordered to Brashear City March 14 and duty there till June. At Morganza till July.Expedition to the Atchafalaya May 30-June 5. Morgan's Ferry Road June 9. Ordered to New Orleans, La., July 1. Dismounted July 7.Sailed from Algiers for Mobile Bay, Ala., August 5. Siege operations against Fort Morgan August 9-23. Capture of Fort Morgan August 23. Post duty at Dauphin's Island and in District of Southern Alabama till March, 1865. Campaign against Mobile March and April. Garrison duty at Fort Gaines till April 30.Ordered to New Orleans, La., April 30, and duty there till June.Ordered to Natchez, Miss., June 20. Duty there and in the Dept.of Mississippi till September. Mustered out at Vicksburg, Miss., September 7, 1865.

  1. Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, in United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publications M593 and T132).
  2. Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, in United States. 1910 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication T624).
  3.   Kendrick Book, Mary Elizabeth Gunn.