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Bassel Lee LINDSEY[1]
 1831 - 1873

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  • Birth  1831  Alabama or Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  1873  Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I0810  Lindsay
    Last Modified  02 Jan 2007 16:18:30 
    Father  Holland LINDSEY, b. 1 Dec 1807, South Carolina  
    Mother  Sarah DAVIS, b. 20 Dec 1808, Tennessee; Warren Co.  
    Family ID  F097  Group Sheet
    Family  Martha Ann SHELTON, b. Abt 1834, Alabama; Limestone Co.  
     1. Frederick Holland LINDSEY, b. 1860, Mississippi
     2. George W. LINDSEY, b. 1863, Mississippi
     3. Thomas LINDSEY, b. Dec 1866
     4. Virginia Lou Ella LINDSEY, b. Dec 1867, Mississippi
     5. Mary Lee LINDSEY, b. Abt 1868
     6. Sally LINDSEY, b. Abt 1869
     7. Luke Pryor LINDSEY, b. 1869, Mississippi
     8. O. P. LINDSEY, b. 1869, Mississippi
     9. Benjamin Shelton LINDSEY, b. 22 Jan 1871
    Family ID  F149  Group Sheet
  • Notes 
    • 1860 Census Mississippi; Tishomingo Co.; High Land post office; handwritten page 350
      Enumerated 8 Sept 1860 by Porter Walker
      Lines 3-5, dwelling & family 2345
      B L Lindsy, 29, M, Merchant, $300 personal estate, born in Mississippi
      Mollie ", 27, F, born Alabama
      Fredrick H ", 5/12, M, born Mississippi
      1870 Tippah Co., MS Census, Twp 4; Rng 4; Town of Ripley
      Lindsey, B.L. 38 MW Farmer 600 500 Al
      M.A. 36 FW Keeping House Al
      H.F. 10 MW Ms
      G.W. 7 MW Ms
      V.L. 3 FW Ms
      O.P.(?) 1 MW Ms
      [next door to Holland Lindsey]

      Letter dated 24 July 1910 from John Micajah Lindsey to Benjamin S Lindsey says that Lee was in the 26th MS regiment and was discharged from the army at Bowling Green, KY. He later served with the 2nd MS Cavalry for 16 months, until the end of the war.

      Roster, 26th MS Cavalry, Co. A []
      B. L. Lindsey
      G. W. Lindsey (? - 4/9/62; Green Lawn Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN)
      B.L. Lindsey
      Regiment Name 26 Mississippi Infantry
      Side Confederate
      Company A
      Soldier's Rank_In Sergeant
      Soldier's Rank_Out Sergeant
      Alternate Name Notes
      Film Number M232 roll 24
      (on National Park Service CW Soldiers and Sailors System website:
  • Sources 
    1. [S18703] letter from John M Lindsey to B.S. Lindsey, dated 24 jul 1910.
      "brother Lee and George was in the 26th Miss. Regiment and brother Lee was discharged at Bowlinggreen Ky." and "Your father and myself enlisted in the 2nd Mississippi Cavalry and served sixteen months, or until the end of the war"


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