Civil War – 644 Goldens that served with Confederate Forces

Golding/Golden/Goulding Family History on Facebook Updated 2019.03.30 When war came the Goldens sent their own Army, fighting in large numbers for both the Union and for the Confederacy. Some volunteered, and many were drafted — on both sides. Many Goldens served with Confederate forces, although many more served with the Union forces. Spelling of family … Read more

Civil War – 1,010 Goldens served with Union forces

Golding/Golden/Goulding Family History on Facebook Updated 2019.03.25 When war came the Goldens sent their own Army, fighting in large numbers for both the Union and for the Confederacy. Some volunteered, and many were drafted — on both sides. Union forces also included 31 Goldens organized into “Colored” units: non-white military units. Tennessed Goldens were not … Read more

Shedrack ‘Shed’ Golden – Murdered 1865 in Alabama for being a Unionist and Anti-Slavery … or maybe a fence was involved … or for both reasons

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook Shedrack (Shadrack) ‘Shed’ Golden, 1808-1865 Madison Co., Alabama Shedrack’s gravestone reads: “Shedrick Golden was born July 4, 1808 in the year of our Lord. On the 13th day of January, 1865 he was taken off and murdered for maintaining the Union and Constation (sic … Read more

James Franklin Gouldin (Goulding) receives Pardon from President Andrew Johnson, 9 Sep 1865

Golding / Golden / Goulding et al Family History on Facebook James Franklin Gouldin (1830-1897), son of John W. (Armistead) Gouldin (1787-1863), whose own parents are unknown, and Elizabeth “Jane” Broaddus (1789-1863). These Gouldins were from Caroline County, Virginia. Family lore has it that they are descended from John Golding (1640-1684) of Gloucester, Virginia. Spouse: … Read more