John Gregg Fee, born September 9, 1816
William Martin Dickson, born September 19, 1827
William Martin Dickson was born in Lexington, Indiana. He lost his father, a farmer, at the age of 8. He was 33 years old when the Civil War began.
William "Bull" Nelson, born September 27, 1824
William Nelson was the third son of Dr. Thomas W. Nelson (1796–1849) and Frances Doniphan (1795–1845) of Maysville, Kentucky. Thomas Nelson was well connected within the region, serving in the state legislature and on the Board of Trustees of Transylvania University. William Nelson as 36 years old when the Civil War began.