17th TENNESSEE INFANTRY
Company A
Men from Bedford County, Tennessee
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The battle of Camp Wildcat (Rockcastlle Heights) , Kentucky, October, 21, 1861.  The men of the 17th Tennessee Infatnry Regiment (to the left in the sketch) were the most heavily engaged of all the Confederate units at the battle.  Sketch courtesy of the Camp Wildcat Preservation Foundation.
 
 

ABOUT THE 17TH TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT





The 17th Tennessee Infantry was mustered into Confederate service on August 15, 1861 at Big Creek, Campbell County, TN. The regiment was then placed under the command of Brigadier General Felix K. ZOLLICOFFER, and participated in an engagement at Rock Castle, Kentucky (Camp Wildcat) on October 21, 1861, where it suffered 45 causalities. On January 20, 1862 the regiment was engaged in action at Fishing Creek near Mill Springs, Kentucky. In this battle the regiment suffered 46 casualties and Brigadier General ZOLLICOFFER was killed. The next action the regiment saw was during General Bragg's invasion of Kentucky in 1862. During this campaign the regiment was present at the capture of Munfordville and at the battle of Perryville (Oct. 8, 1862 - 24 casualties).

The regiment was placed in General Patrick R. CLEBURNE'S Division during the battle at Murfreesboro (Dec. 31, 1862), where the regiment listed 246 causalities out of 598 men engaged. Following the Tullahoma campaign, the regiment was heavily engaged at the Battle of Chickamauga (Sept. 19 & 20, 1863) and suffered 130 causalities out of 249 men engaged.

The regiment then severed its connection with the Army of Tennessee and served under Lt. General James LONGSTREET during campaigns against Knoxville and East Tennessee in the Fall and Winter of 1863/64. The regiment was then transferred to the Army of Northern Virginia in the Spring of 1864. In Viriginia, the regiment was involved in many battles, including Drewry's Bluff (May 15, 1864 - 68 casualties out of 319 engaged), Petersburg (June 17, 1864 - 70 men captured), and Hatcher's Run (Feb. 2, 1865). The regiment was surrendered by LEE at Appomattox Courthouse with approximately 70 men remaining from the over 1000 men who served.

Company A of the the 17th Tennessee Infantry was formed in Bedford County, Tennessee.   The information listed below was obtained from the microfilmed copies of the compiled service records kept by the National Arhcives.

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ADAMS, John A., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN by Capt. Terry.  Wounded and captured at Murfreesoboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Forwarded to Camp Morton.  Exchanged at City Point, VA April 12, 1863.

ALLEN, M.W., Pvt., Co. A
 

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BARNES, Jones, Pvt., Co. K&A, Enlisted Nov. 8, 1862 at Shelbyville by Col. Marks.  Captured Dec. 8, 1863 at Rutledge Co. TN.  Forwarded to Rock Island.  Released after taking Oath of Allegiance June 18, 1865.

BEARDEN, A.H., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted July 18, 1861.  Wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  In hospital May 21, 1864. Captured near Petersburg, VA.  June 17, 1864.    Forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD. then Elmira, N.Y.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN April 10, 1865.

BEAVERS, J.W.D., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Aug. 24, 1861 at Camp Hope by Col. Newman.  Slightly wounded in side at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  On detached service as Provost Guard July 15, 1863.

BLANTON, Jasper N., Comm., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862.  Absent sick on authority from Surgeon Jones Feb. 5, 1863.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Nashville, TN March 14, 1863.  Listed home as Bedford Co. TN.

BOBO, James H., Pvt., Co. A

BOBO, W.L., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Discharged Oct. 15, 1861 due to disability.

BRAGG, Cutchton, Pvt., Co. A

BRAY, Kinchen, Pvt., Co. A, Captured Aug. 27, 1863 near Tennessee River "Conscripted into Confederate service Dec. 1863 at Shelbyville, TN...is a poor man with a large familiy entirely dependent on his daily earnings.  Does not wish to be exchanged." Place of residence:  Bedford Co. TN.

BROWN, Benjamin, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Deserted Feb. 25, 1863.

BROWN, Thomas M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded and captured at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Forwarded to Louisville then Baltimore.  Exchanged June 3, 1863.  Retired July 1, 1864.

BURT, J.G., Pvt., Co. A

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CAMPBELL, A.J., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Deserted while at Baldwin, Miss. June 2, 1862.

CAMPBELL, Robert A., 2nd Lt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Killed accidently at Perryville, KY Oct. 8, 1862.

CARPENTER, T.S., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Discharged July 3, 1862.

CHEEK, Andrew, Pvt., Co. A

COWAN, H.H., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Feb. 5, 1863 at Tullahoma, TN.

CRAIG, R.M, Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted may 15, 1861.  Wounded in hand at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Last record indicates absent sick on authority from Surgeon Gentry Feb. 1863.

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DANIEL, W.M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Feb. 1, 1863 at Tullahoma.  Conscripted into service.

DARNABY, Reuben F., Ord Sgt, Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Nashville, TN Mar. 14, 1865.  Listed home as Bedford Co., TN.  No family.

DAVIDSON, Ellias, Pvt., Co. A (& Co. K),  Enlisted July 22, 1861.  AWOL since Oct. 15, 1862.

DAVIS, A.A., Sgt., Co. A (& Co. K), Enlisted April 5, 1862 at Iuka, Miss.  Elected 2nd Sgt May 15, 1862.   Wounded in hip at Murfreesboro.  Captured at Rutledge, Grainger Co., TN Dec. 18, 1863.  Forwarded to Rock Island.  Oath of Allegiance and released Jun 15, 1865.  Age 22.  Place of residence Ridgeville, Franklin Co., TN.

DEAN, C.S., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Died at Durant, Miss. June 25, 1862.

DEAN, Elisha, Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded in hand at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Captured at Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Forwarded to Elmira, N.Y.  Paroled Feb. 25, 1865.

DEAN, John R., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22, 1861.  Detached service signal corps Feb. 22, 1863.  Captured at Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Forwarded to Elmira, N.Y. Exchanged Oct. 11, 1864.  Capture dat Hatcher's Run April 2, 1865.  Released June 15, 1865.  Resident of Hickman Co., TN.

DIGGS, Henry C., Pvt., Co. A

DILLINGHAM, H.B., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Half months pay deducted oby order Court Martial Feb. 1863.  List of Rebel Deserters taken at Morgan, Co. TN.

DILLINGHAM, Steed, Pvt., Co. A, Enlist May 16, 1861.  Captured June 17, 1864 at Petersburg, VA.  Died July 15, 1864 at Pt. Lookout, MD.

DRIVER, Wiley, 2nd Lt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded and captured at Murfeesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Fowarded to Louisville.  In Federal Hospital for Confederate Soldiers April 3,1863.  To Pt. Lookout April 22, 1864.  Exchanged and retired Aug. 29, 1864.  Oath of Allegiance at Chattanooga, TN Feb. 30, 1865.  Place of residence listed as Bedford Co., TN.

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EGLESTON, W.C., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted April 5, 1862 at Iuka, Miss.  Wounded in foot at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Caputred Dec. 8, 1863 at Rutledge Co. TN.  Fowarded to Louisville (refused to take Oath), Rock Island.  Released May 9, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Franklin Co. TN.

EVANS, James A., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates present Dec. 1861.

EVANS, W.J., Pvt., Co. A, July 22, 1861 at Bristol, TN.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 
 
 
 

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FARRIS, C.J., Pvt., Co. A

FLOYD, George W., Pvt., Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862.  Detailed as carpenter Nov. 1862.  Detailed as mechanic Jan. 1863.  Captured near Petersburg, VA. June 17, 1864.  Sent to Pt. Lookout, MD then Elmira, N.Y. Exchanged Feb. 25, 1865.  Took Oath of Allegiance May 25, 1865 at Tullahoma, TN.  Listed home as Bedford Co., TN.

FLOYD, John D., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Aug. 1, 1861 at Cumberland Gap.  Elected 1st Lt. May 17, 1862.  Listed on Honor Roll dated Aug. 10, 1864.  Captured at Hatcher's Run April 2, 1865.  Released after taking Oath of Allegiance June 18, 1865.

FLOYD, K.N., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862.  Severly wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Absent by authority of Surgeon Gentry Jan. 1863.

FLOYD, Watt W, Asst. Q.M/Lt. Col., F&S.  Appointed Regiment Assistant Quartermaster from Company A.  Recieved Medal of Honor Oct. 3, 1863.  Killed May 16, 1864 at Drury's Bluff.

FOSTER, R.C., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  In Hospital at Richmond, VA May 17, 1864 (possibly wonded at Drury's Bluff).  Died May 19, 1864.

FRIEND, E.B., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 1, 1863 at Tullahoma, TN.  Captured June 17, 1864 near Petersburg, VA.  Sent to Elmira, N.Y.  Listed home as Fayettville, TN.

FULLER, John, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 23, 1861.  Deserted March 4, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Returned Nov. 15, 1862.  Deserted again Nov. 20, 1862.
 

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GORDON, A.E., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Died at Corinth, Miss. May 3, 1862.

GRABLE, D.F., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured at Hatcher's Run April 2, 1865.  Released from Pt. Lookout, MD June 27, 1865 after taking Oath of Allegiance.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co., TN.

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HARLAN, John, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Absent sick on authority of Surgeon Gentry Jan. 15, 1863.  Surrendered with R. E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse April 9, 1865.

HASHAW, Thomas, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured June 17, 1864 in front of Petersburg.  Sent to Pt. Lookout MD then Elmira, N.Y.  "Volunteered May 18, 1861 (for one year), was conscripted  at end of enlistment, desires to go to Bedford Co., Tennessee where his home is and relatives reside."  Took Oath of Allegiance at Elmira May 27, 1865 and released.

HASTINGS, John M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Absent sick Dec. 1861.  Present June 1862.  Slightly wounded in knee at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Captured Sept. 29, 1864 at Ft. Harrison, VA.  Sent to Pt. Lookout, MD.  Exchanged Feb. 10, 1865 and took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN March 31, 1865.

HASTINGS, Joseph H, Bvt. 2nd Lt., Co. A, Enlsited May 16, 1861.  Suspended Feb. 28, 1863 and ordered to report to camp of direction Chattanooga, TN.  Captured at Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Sent to Ft. Delaware.  Released June 17, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co., TN.

HASTY, William M., Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded slightly in neck at Beech Grove (Hoover's Gap) June 25-27, 1863.  Captrued at Franklin Co., TN Aug. 11, 1863.  Forwarded to Louisville, Camp Chase, the Ft. Delaware.  Oath of Allegiance and released Apr. 2, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co., TN.

HEASLETTE, John R., Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Seargent until May 16, 1862.  Wounded severly in hand at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Retired Aug. 9, 1864.  Captured at Emanuel Co. GA Nov. 30, 1864.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN Mar. 8, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co., TN.

HEATH, George W., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates detached as teamster Oct. 1863.

HILES, Thompson, Sgt., Co. A, Born Jan. 8, 1841.  Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded severly at Perryville Oct. 8, 1862.  Captured in front of Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Sent to Elmira, N.Y. Took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN March 23, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co. TN.  Died Sept. 18, 1913 at Rome, GA.  Buried at Myrtle Hill Cem., Rome, GA.

HILL, John F., Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Captured in front of Petersburg VA June 17, 1864.  Sent to Elmira, N.Y.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN March 23, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Davidson Co. TN.

HILL, W.R., Pvt., Co. A.  Enlisted Aug. 28, 1861 at Camp Hope.  Absent at Hospital in Wilson's Gap since Sept. 9, 1861..

HIMES, James, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded in shoulder at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  In Hospital, gunshot wound in right army May 16, 1864.   Captured in front of Petesburg VA June 17, 1864.  Sent to Elmira N.Y.  Released May 29, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co. TN with mother and sisters.

HIX, James B., Pvt., Co. AEnlisted May 16, 1861.  Detached to McClung's Artillery Nov. 1862.  Absent by authority of Surg. Jones Jan. 1863.  Recieved by Provost Marshal Army of the Potomac Feb. 23, 1865.  Oath of Allegiance and transportation provided to Tullahoma TN Feb. 27, 1865

HIX, John E., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  In Shelbyville sick March 4, 1862.  Returned Sept. 1862.  Slightly wounded in shoulder at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Absent sick by authority of Surgeon Jones Feb. 20, 1863.

HIX, Joshua P., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Discharged and final settlement given Oct. 15, 1861 at Cubmerland Ford on account of disability.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co. TN, 18 years of age.

HIX, J.P., Cpl, Co. A,, Enlisted Aug. 1, 1861 at Cumberland Gap.  Captured June 17, 1864 in front of Petersburg, VA.  Sent to Pt. Lookout MD then Elmira N.Y.  Died Nov. 11, 1864 at Elmira.  Buried in Grave # 882.

HOLT, William M., Pvt., Co. A Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured Dec. 7, 1863 at Rutledge Co. TN.  Refuses to take Oath of Allegiance.  Sent to Rock Island.  Released May 18, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co. TN.

HOYL, James D., Capt., Co.A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Discharged and final settlement given May 17, 1862.
 

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JONES, Seaborn, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Aug. 15, 1861 at Cumberland Gap.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 

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KISER, William, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Sick Aug. 1861 through May 1862.  Discharged at Tupelo Miss. July 16, 1862.  Rejoined Nov. 15, 1862.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 

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LOWERY, John N., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Killed at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Medal of Honor given Oct. 3, 1863.

LOYD, Stanford, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22,1861.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 

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MCANALLY, John W., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted August 15, 1861 at Cumberland Gap or May 22, 1861 at Alisona.  Left at Shelbyville sick March 14, 1862.

MCGILL, James, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Oct. 10, 1861.  Discharged by substitution Oct. 1862.

MCGILL, John A., Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861. Listed on report June 5, 1862 "Lost gun in a skirmish near Corinth." Wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Wounded near Petersburg VA and sent to hospital May 16, 1864. Surrender at Whitesville, AL May 12, 1865.  Took Oath of Allegiance May 23, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Bedford Co., TN.

MEDCALF, J.J., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22, 1861.  Discharged Sept. 4, 1861 on surgeon's certificate.

MEYERS, James W., Pvt., Co. A, Captured Dec. 1, 1863 at Bristol, TN.  Listed place of residence as Franklin Co., TN.  Exchanged Mar 13, 1865.

MOORE, John, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 23, 1861.  Deserted on road from Fayettville, TN to Athens, AL March 8, 1862.

MOORE, Milton N., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22, 1861.  Discharged Sept. 4, 1861 on surgeon's certificate.

MOORE, Nathaniel, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22, 1861.  Sent to hospital from Corinth, Miss.  Died June 16, 1862 at Mississippi hospital.

MUSE, Newton, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 2, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Detailed at Government Mill Nov.-Dec. 1862.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 

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NEWSOM, James P., 1st Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured at Petersburg June 17, 1864.  Forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD.  Took Oath of Allegiance March 10, 1865.  Listed residence as Bedford Co., TN.

NORVEL, John, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 22, 1861.  Died at Montevello, KY Dec. 11, 1861.

NORVIL, David L., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Died at Wilson's Gap, TN (Camp Hope) Oct. 6, 1861.
 

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ODUM, R.F., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted June 13, 1861.  Died at Mobile, AL June 15, 1862.
 
 

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PARKER, Pinckney, Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Captured June 17, 1864 near Petersburg, VA.  Forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD then Elmira, N.Y.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Knoxville, TN Mar. 20, 1865.  Listed residence as Bedford Co.

PEARSON, C.N., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded in thigh at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Absent by authority of surgeon Jan. 1863.

PEARSON, E.W., Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Caputred near Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD then Elmira, N.Y.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Nashville, TN May 2, 1865.  Listed residence as Bedford Co., TN.

PEARSON, John E., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Detailed to government mill Nov. 1862.  Caputred near Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Forwarded to Pt. Lookout, MD then Elmira, N.Y.  Exchanged Feb. 25, 1865.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Nashville, TN May 10, 1865.  Listed residence as Bedford Co., TN.

PHILLIPS, Peter, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Surrendered with R.E. Lee at Appamattox Court House April 9, 1865.

PIERCE, Thomas J., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Deserted Dec. 24, 1862.

PRICE, M.J., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted July 21, 1861.  Last record indicates present Dec. 1861.

PRIM, Andrew Jackson, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Killed at Beech Grove (Hoover's Gap) June 25-26, 1863.

PRINCE, B.P., Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.

PRINCE, W.R., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.
 

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RANEY, W.P., Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted  May 16, 1861.  1/2 months pay deducted of regimental court martial Feb. 1863.  Surrendered with R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865.

RAY, C.M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Died at Bardstown, KY Sept. 27, 1862.

RAY, J.H., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Catpured at Hatchers Run April 2, 1865.  Released from Pt. Lookout MD June 8, 1865. "Pupil of right eye affected."  Listed residence as Bedford Co., TN.

RAY, James C., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded at Fishing Creek Jan. 19, 1862.  Captured at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Sent to Camp Douglas, exchanged April 1863.  Surrendered with R.E. Lee at Appomattox Court House April 9, 1865.

REED, Robert E., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861 at Bedford Co. TN. Born in 1840. Captured at Chickamauga Sept. 19, 1863.  Sent to Camp Douglas POW camp.  Paroled May 4, 1865.  Pension application 4768.  Awarded Southern Cross at Shelbyville, TN by United Daughters of the Confederacy June 1905.  Died Feb. 6, 1918 at Huntsville, AL.  Buried at Maple Hill Cemetary in an unmarked grave.

REED, William, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Slightly wounded in arm at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.

ROBINSON, John, Pvt., Co. A (see ROBINSON, John, Co. G)

RUDD, T.J., Pvt., Co. A., Enlisted Aug. 8, 1861 at Cumberland Gap.  Severly wounded at Murfreesoboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Absent by authority of Surgeon Gentry 1863.

RUSSELL, E.F., Cpl., Co. A, Enlisted May 18, 1861 at Alisonia.  Captured June 17, 1864 near Petersburg, VA.  Sent to Pt. Lookout, MD, Elmira, N.Y..  Paroled March 2, 1865.  Shown in Jackson Hospital, Richmond, VA. Mar. 7, 1865.  On 30 day furlough.  Died from Pneumonia March 24, 1865 at Salisbury, N. C.

RUSSELL, J.L., Pvt., Co. A, Enlist Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Discharged and final statement given;  never paid.

RUSSELL, W.H.,Pvt., Co. A
 

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SHARP, James W., Pvt., Co. A, Captured Sept. 11, 1863 near Chattanooga.  Released at Chattanooga on Non-combat parole.

SHOFFNER, David P., Sgt. Major, Co. A, Enlisted July 22, 1861 at Bristol, TN.  Appointed Sgt. Major May 22, 1862.   Half months pay deducted for regimental court martial.  Captured Sept. 11, 1863 near Chattanooga, TN.  Took Oath of Allegiance and forwarded to Wartrace, TN.

SHOFFNER, Jacob M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Oct. 10, 1861 at Cumberland Ford, KY.  Out sick beginning March 4, 1862.  Name dropped fromroll June 27, 1862.  Captured Sept. 11, 1863 near Chattanooga, TN.  Took Oath of Allegiance and forwarded to Wartrace, TN.

SHOFFNER, John R., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted June 13, 1861.  Captured at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Sent to Camp Douglas.

SMITH, John W., Pvt., Co. A, Enlist May 16, 1861 (also lists enlist Aug. 1, 1861 at Cumberland Gap)  Last record indicates present through June 1863.

SMITH, W.C., Pvt., Co. A, Enlist May 16, 1861.  Died at Tullahoma, TN Feb. 24, 1863.

SNODY, W.B., Pvt., Co. A, Joined May 1862.  Refugee from Ft. Donelson, Co. K, 41st TN Infantry Regiment.  Severely wounded in bowels at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Captured and forwarded to Camp Butler, Ill.  Exchanged and assigned to Invalid Corps.  Retired Aug. 9, 1864 'totally disqualified'.

STEPHENS, Eli, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Left sick at Shelbyville March 4, 1862.  Discharged and final papers given Aug. 31, 1862.  Substituted for J. W. McGill, Oct. 15, 1862.

STEPHENS, W.M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861. Captured Sept. 11, 1863 near Chattanooga, TN.  Took Oath of Allegiance and forwarded to Wartrace, TN.

STEWART, W.A., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Detailed to Government Mill Nov. 1862.  Captured June 27, 1863 at Shelbyville, TN.  Forawarded to Louisville, KY.  Discharged after takin Oath of Allegiance Aug. 11, 1863.

SUBER, Caleb, Pvt., Co. A, Captured Jan 2, 1864 at Tazewell, TN.  Released Jan. 9, 1864 upont taking Oath of Allegiance.
 
 
 

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TERRY, A.S., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Captured near Petersburg, VA. June 17, 1864.  Transferred to Elmira, N.Y.  Took Oath at Nashville May 2, 1865.  Listed home as Bedford Co., TN.

TERRY, Franklin B., Capt., Co.A, Enlisted May 15, 1861.  During siege of Corinth, Miss. in May 1862 "Lieut. Frank B. Terry was in command of a detachment of the regiment on outpust duty in the front of the enemey.  A detachment of Federal cavalry charged the post .... Lieut. Terry, after emptying his pistol, seized a fence-rail, and having knocked one of the enemy from his horse with it, secured him as a prisoner.  The enemy retired, leaving the post in the possesion of Liet. Terry and his command"  (Lindsley's Military Annals of Tennessee) Medal of Honor by General Order 131/3 Oct. 3, 1863.  Honor Roll Aug. 19, 1864 by General Order 64/2. Captured June 17, 1864 near Petersburg, VA.   Forwarded to Ft. Delaware.  Released June 17, 1865.  Listed home as Bedford Co. TN.

TERRY, Nathaniel G., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Aug. 15, 1861 at Cumberland Gap.  Appointed sutler Dec. 1862.  Capture March 27, 1864 in Grainger Co. Ky by 17th Ky Inf., U.S.A.  Gunshot wound in thigh at Petersburg April 2, 1865.  Released from Federal Hospital June 30, 1865.

THOMAS, J.R., Pvt., Co. A, Confined March 19, 1865 at Knoxville, TN.  Took Oath of Allegiance and sent to Chattanooga, TN.

TRIBLE, P.H., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Discharged at Tupelo, Miss. July 16, 1862.
 

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WATSON, Joseph H., Sgt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded in thigh at Murfreesboro, TN Dec. 31, 1862.  Detached service in George B. Pickett's Pioneer Battalion, Co. A.  Captured at Ft. Harrison, VA Sept. 29, 1864.  Forwarded to Bermuda Hundred then Pt. Lookout, MD.  Released June 19, 1865.  Listed home as Bedford, Co. TN.

WHATON, Samuel, Pvt., Co. A

WHITE, T.J., Pvt., Co. A

WILSON, John, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates present June 1863.

WISE, James, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.

WISEMAN, Elijah (or Elisha), Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN..  Absent on approval of Surgeon Jones Dec. 28, 1862.  Gunshot wound in thigh sustained June 16, 1864.  Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4.  Surrende with R. E. Lee at Appamattox Courthouse April 9, 1865.

WISEMAN, John F., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862 at Shelbyville, TN.  Wounded and set to Hospital in Gilmer, GA. Sept. 19, 1863.  Took Oath of Allegiance at Nashville, TN April 26, 1865.  Listed home as Lincoln, Co. TN.

WISEMAN, William R., Pvt., Co. A, ENlisted May 16, 1861.  Wounded and captured at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Forwarded to Louisville and Baltimore.  Captured near Petersburg, VA June 17, 1864.  Released June 19, 1865.  Listed home as Bedford, Co. TN.

WOMACK, A.J., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  In hospital due to gunshot wound May 16, 1864.  Surrender with R. E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse April 9, 1865.

WOODS, Wallace E., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Oct. 5, 1861 at Cumberland Ford.  Wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Captured near Chattanooga Sept. 11, 1863.  Took oath & forwarded to Wartrace, TN Sept. 17, 1863.

WOODWARD, E.W., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Last record indicates present through Feb. 1863.

WOODWARD, Finch, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Sept. 15, 1861 at Cumberland Ford.  Discharged July 16, 1862.

WOODWARD, Michael, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.   AWOL on march from Corinth to Baldwin Miss. June 1862.

WOODWARD, Robert, Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  Detailed for duty, special order March 19, 1864.  Detail extended July 6, 1864.  Surrender with R. E. Lee at Appomattox Courthouse April 9, 1865.

WOOSLEY, J.M., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted Nov. 15, 1862.   Last record indicates present Feb. 1863.

WOOSLEY, Thomas A., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 15, 1861.  Slight wound in body at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  Injured in left thigh, in Hospital at Williamsburg, VA June 17, 1864.  In Chimborazo Hosptial # 3, Richmond, VA.  June 1864.  Oath of Allegiance at City Pt. VA.  Feb. 9, 1865.  Listed place of residence as Nashville, TN.

WOOSLEY, W.F., Pvt., Co. A, Enlisted May 16, 1861.  wounded ain thigh at Murfeesboro Dec. 31, 1862.  In Hospital Dec. 28, 1864.  Captured April 3, 1865 while in hospital in Richmond, VA.
 
 

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This page was created 17 Jan. 1997 by Judy Henley Phillips and was last updated 8 December 1999.   If you would like to contribute military information on any of these men for inclusion here, please send an e-mail containing the information and appropriate sources.  Also indicated if you would like to have your E-Mail address linked to your ancestor.  The page will be updated as time permits.

This page last updated 8 December 1999.