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Perryman, Brown, Curry & Fleming - Military

Listed below are members of the Perryman, Brown, Curry & Fleming Family members who we believe served during the respective wars/conflicts.  We welcome additional information or pictures of these individuals.  It is my desire to honor these that have served our country through our military in war time and also in peace time, and may God Bless those that are continuing to serve in our military today.

"War is sorrowful, but there is one thing infinitely more horrible than the worst horrors of war, and that is the feeling that nothing is worth fighting for..."  Harper's Weekly, December 31, 1864

Revolutionary War 1775 - 1783    

Historians have estimated that approximately 40–45% of the colonists actively supported the rebellion while 15–20% of the population of the thirteen colonies remained loyal to the British Crown. The remaining 35–45% attempted to remain neutral. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolutionary_War

  • William Perryman 1759-1854  We do not know our exact connection, but our line is likely through his son James born about 1783.

    War of 1812  1861-1865    

    Sometimes referred to as the "second war of independence"

    Civil War  1861-1865    

    Over 600,000  men gave their lives for their country in this war.  http://www.civilwar.com/     This Civil War divided families, churches and states, this link details some of this. http://www.civilwarhome.com/potpourr.htm  From this same link, there are many  interesting links, such as “Conscription (Military Draft)”, "Abolition and Religion" and "Casualties In The Civil War"

    Smith County, Texas "currency" of the Civil War period Copy of a fifty cent Confederate Note, Tyler Texas, Sept. 24th 1862 and a copy of a  ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS "Treasury Warrant"

    • James Perryman 1836 - 1917, son of William & Elizabeth Perryman, served with Company E, 14th Texas Infantry, aka Clark's Regiment

    World War I   1914 - 1918

    Over 70 million military personnel were mobilized in the largest war in history.  There were three draft registrations, which included all men residing in the U.S. -- whether native born, naturalized, or alien -- between the ages of 18 and 45 Click here for a list of our family members that registered(pdf). For more World War I information see:

    World War II   1939 - 1945

    WW II was a global military conflict that, in terms of lives lost and material destruction, was the most devastating war in human history. For additional information see:

    Family members who served during World War II include:

    Korean Conflict  1950 - 1953

    The Korean War refers to a period of military conflict between North Korea (officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea (officially the Republic of Korea) regimes, with major hostilities lasting from June 25, 1950 until the armistice signed on July 27, 1953. Additional resources include:

    Family members who served during Korean Conflict include:

    Vietnam War   1959 - 1975

    The Vietnam War was the longest military conflict in U.S. history. For additional information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War, http://www.vietnamwar.com/

    Family members who served during the Vietnam War include: