A look into the past can reveal surprises
May 7, 2020
I wrote before about the men from our area who formed the 1st Florida Union Cavalry Volunteers. Some names listed in the book as members of the 1st FCUV caught my attention because of having lived at one time or another in Escambia County, Florida, place of my birth and current residence. Others caught my attention as potential family members of my ancestors.
The name with a McDavid, Florida (my hometown) connection was Nicholas Baggett. This name caught my eye because through the research of my first cousins, Allen Chancery and Sherlene Young and my second cousin Roger Pastorsich I knew th...