There are 1867 and 1868 references from Mississippi and Lousiana to "Colonel Lyman J. Strong" . I have been unable to find any military records, either in the United States or Confederate armies, ...
I realize that ancestry.com is a mix of user input and archived records, but as a programmer I firmly believe in the GIGO theory (Garbage in, garbage out). I have gone through hints and trees, and I ...