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Revised 7/1/2012

AARON, JOHN P, Co B, private, bugler, enlisted for 3 years by L. D. Crockett at Paducah, KY on 2/22/1864, mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/29/64 at age 34.  He was 5’5” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Stewart Co, TN (12/17/34), a farmer.  He received a bounty of $300 for enlisting.  Aaron accidentally shot himself in the leg at some point.  He was discharged with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65.  After applying for an invalid pension in 1884 in Fulton Co, KY and he received a pension in July 1894.  He said in his pension that lived in both TN and KY after the war but especially mentioned Metropolis, IL in 1884 , Paducah, KY in 1900, Murray, Calloway Co, KY in 1907 and by 1910 Paducah, KY where he died on 6/12/1910.  MR #13
 
AARON, WILEY J, Co B, 1st sergeant, enlisted for 3 years by L. D. Crockett at Paducah, KY on 2/22/1864, mustered at Columbus, KY on 5/14/64 at age 21.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Stewart Co, TN, a plastuer (sic).  He received a bounty of $300 for enlisting.  Promoted from duty sergeant to 1st sergeant on 3/24/65 after Wm Thornburgh died,  Aaron was discharged at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65.  He died about 1886.  His widow, Alsonia Aaron, applied for a pension in April 1886.  MR #14
 
ABLES, JOHN T (F), Companies C & M, 1st corporal, enlisted for 3 years by Tucker at either Savannah, TN (7/6/63 for Co C) or Adamsville, TN (7/63 for Co M) at age 20.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Hardin Co, TN, a farmer.  A resident of Savannah, TN,  he received a $100 bounty upon enlistment.  Presumed captured at Union City, TN with the regiment on 3/24/64, Ables spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  His muster was complete on 12/14/64 but he was still in prison.  Exchanged through Savannah/Charleston in November/Dececember 1864, he spent time in the hospitals at Annapolis, MD, Columbus, Ohio, and Jeffersonville, IN.  His mother, Julian A. Edwards, received a mother’s pension in August 1870 so he is presumed dead by that time. MR #15
 
ABER (ABOR), AARON, Co A, private, enlisted in Memphis on 11/21/63 sometime in his 20s.  Presumed captured with regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia, he died of acute diarrhea in quarters on 7/11/64.  The NY Times listed his (A Aben's) death as 7/12/64.  Burial was in plot #3194 at the National Cemetery at Andersonville.  MR #16
 
ACOX (ADCOX/ADCOCK), FRANCIS M, Co C, private, enlisted at age 21 by Lieutenant Beatty for 3 years in Union City on 2/1/64 and mustered at Paducah, KY on 10/1/64.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident therof.  He apparently was not captured at Union City on 3/24/64 with the regiment.  Adcock deserted on 11/18/64 at Paducah, KY but returned at some point to muster out with regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He seems to be the son of James and Sarah Adcock, listed in the Henderson Co, TN 1860 census as J F M Adcock, age 16.  MR #17
 
ADAMS, ARCHIBALD C, Co A, private, recruited for 3 years at La Grange, TN on 6/18/63 at age 23.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Adams died at Union City, TN of pneumonia on either January 2 or 3, 1864 (military records) or February 2, 1864 (tombstone).  He is buried in the Coffman Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His parents were Thomas C and Mary L Adams of Henderson Co, TN.  His brother, William Henry Adams, served in same company.  MR #18
 
ADAMS, GREEN (OSCAR G ADAMS, alias), Companies A & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 22.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Adams was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN to Sterling and Catherine Kee Adams and a resident of Benton Co, TN in 1860.  He transferred from Co E to Co C at some point.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November/Dececember 1864, Adams was sent to Annapolis, MD where he was diagnosed with scurvy and diarrhea.  After spending time sick in Paducah, KY, he mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  MR #19
 
ADAMS, HARMON, Co K, private enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 6/23/63 at age 18.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Henderson Co, TN to Levi and Susanna Harmon.  He switched from Co K to Co A in August 1863 and deserted in June 1863.  Probably captured by the rebels while AWOL, he ended up in a Confederate hospital in Danville, VA by 1/2/64 where he died on 1/6/64 of small pox.  MR #20
 
ADAMS, WILLIAM H(ENRY), Co A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/28/62 at age 21.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Born on 12/10/1842, his parents were Thomas and Mary L Adams.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through North East Ferry, NC on 3/1/65 and taken to Camp Chase Ohio, Adams was discharged with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He became a doctor after the war.  Adams married three times, 1) Marcella Douglass, sister to Wm Douglas in Co A, in 1868, 2) Francis Pearson, sister to James Pearson in Co G, in 1875, 3) Emma Caroline Bird in 1885.  He was a member of the Christian’s Chapel Church of Christ in Henderson Co until 1887.  By the 1890 veteran's census he was living in Margaret, Hardeman Co, Texas.   Adams applied for an invalid pension in 1904 whild living in Kentucky.  He died 11/3/1922 and is buried in Crowell Cemetery, Foard Co, TX.   His 3rd wife, Emma Adams, applied for a widow’s pension in Texas in 1922.   William Adams was a brother to Archibald Adams of Co A.  MR #21 
 
ADKINSON, JAMES, Companies M & C, 3rd corporal, enlisted for three years in Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 at age 26.  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, born in Alabama, a farmer.  He received $100 bounty for enlistment.  His residence was Monticello Post Office in Hardin Co, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  In order to gain release from prison he joined the Confederate Army on 2/28/65, as did several others.  He escaped the rebels, however, and returned to his unit.  By 6/4/65 Adkinson was in a Union hospital in Paducah, KY with phthisis.  He mustered out through Louisville, KY on 7/10/65, most likely after a stay in the nearby Jeffersonville, IN military hospital.  MR #23
 
AKENS (AKINS), GEORGE W, Co K, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Gibson Co, TN on 6/1/63 and mustered in at Grand Junction, TN on 6/27/63 at age 30.  He brought his own horse and equipment.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Gibson Co, TN and a resident thereof when he enlisted.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of scrobutus and a gunshot (wound?) on 8/22/64.  He was buried in grave #6411 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His wife, Sallie M Akens, then living in Bradford, TN, received a pension in 1867 but did not remember what regiment George was in when interviewed by the government census taker in 1890.  MR #25
 
ALBERT, W., a soldier not on muster rolls of 7th who was listed in the NY Times as having been in Co E and having died at Savannah, GA on 11/2/64.  Most likely he was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia before being removed to Savannah. 
 
ALDRIDGE, THOMAS, Companies C & M, private, enlisted for 3 years at Lexington, TN on 8/4/63, mustered at Union City on 12/21/63 at age 18.  He was 5’4” tall (pension says 5’11”), light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Tishomingo, MS on 7/13/1846 or in NC  according to pension.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Aldridge survived Andersonville Prison and was exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65.  He married Rebecca Ann Long in 1866 and applied for an invalid pension in 1876.  In 1890 he lived near Jackson, TN and reported his “left eye out” and scurvy in his mouth.  He died 1/26/1934 in Madison Co, TN and is buried in Brown’s Cemetery.  MR #29
 
ALDRIDGE, G. W., Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 24.  He brought his own horse and equipment.  No further information in his file except that he died on 3/12/65, most likely at Paducah, KY where the regiment was stationed at the time.  MR #39
 
Allender, William F(rancis), Companies C & A, 1st Lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in either Cairo or Metropolis, IL on 8/7/61 and mustered on 9/5/61.  His first enlistment was in the 15th IL, previous to the formation of the 7th TN Cavalry.  Allender was 6’ tall, light complexion, grey eyes, auburn hair, born in Daviess Co, IN on 6/18/1837, the son of Joseph Allender.  An orphan at enlistment, he was a blacksmith by trade.  He became an aide to Colonel Hawkins of the 7th Tennessee at some point and enrolled in the 7th in Jackson, TN on 8/28/62.  Allender was captured at the battle of Trenton, TN in December, 1862 and spent time in Camp Chase, OH, where he was in charge of paroled prisoners until he was exchanged on 6/1/63.  Captured again at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in officers’ prison in Macon, GA.  He was exchanged through North East Ferry, NC and given a 30 day furlough in February, 1864 due to illness.  He married Mary Louisa Jones in 1864, divorced and later married Mina Watson. He applied for and received an invalid pension in the early 1900s and died on 3/4/1910.  Allender is buried at the Soldiers Home in Los Angeles, CA.  His widow and a minor also received pensions.  A longer biography is in Appendix A of “Hawkins’ Tories.”  MR #38
 
ALLEN, JOHN F, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years at Huntingdon, TN on 1/1/64 just before the regiment was captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  Allen spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and died in prison at Millen, GA on 9/11/64.  MR #33
 
ALLEN, JOHN W, Companies C & I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63.  He brought his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of pleuritas.  Allen was buried in grave #16461 at the Andersonville National Cemetery.  MR #34
 
ALLEN, G. W., Co I, private, little information in muster roll, died at Andersonville on same day as John W Allen, records may be mixed or they are the same person.  He might be the son of John and Sarah Allen of Carroll Co, TN and brother to Lewis A Allen in Company B.  MR #34
 
ALLEN, LEWIS A, Companies A & B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 12/12/63 by Captain Martin and mustered at Paducah, KY on 5/14/64 at age 22 or 23.  He received $300 bounty for enlistment.  He was 6’ tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 3/9/1840 to John and Sarah Allen.  He does not appear to have been captured at Union City.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1891 while living in Utah.  His widow, Mary J Allen, received pension, also in Utah.  He died on 9/9/1897 and is buried in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.  He has a military marker on his grave.  MR #35
 
ALLEN, RIAL D, blacksmith, other info filed under the name Pial D Noland.  He is listed elsewhere in the 13th/14th TN Cavalry USA, Co. A., also as a blacksmith.  Men sometimes enlisted in more than one unit under different names.  He was most likely one of the men of the 13th/14th who were not captured at Fort Pillow, TN in April 1864.  Several of these men were temporarily with the 7th Tennessee at Columbus, KY in the spring and summer of 1864.  See MR #1258
 
ALLEN, S. R., Co I, private, enlisted in Huntingdon on 1/1/64 as a recruit but he never mustered in.  He might be Samuel R Allen in 1850 Carroll Co, TN census.  MR #37
 
ALLEN, WILLIAM, Co. I, is listed only on the Deserters List of April 1863.  No further information.
 
ALTOM, DAVID C(ROCKETT), Co. G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN (or Trenton, TN according to pension) on 8/5/63 at age 23.  He was born 12/23/1839 to James and Rebecca Hensley Altom.  Captured at Ripley, TN in June of 1863 or at Mifflin, TN on 8/22/63, Altom spent time in prison in Richmond, VA and seems to have been transferred to Andersonville Prison, GA.  Paroled through Charleston, SC on 12/11/64 he was taken to Annapolis, MD.  He most likely left the army after this since his enlistment was up while in prison in Richmond.  Altom married Sarah Shipman on 8/14/65 in Metropolis, IL, where many West Tennessee Unionist refugees lived.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1883 and resided in Moores Hill in Henderson Co, TN in 1890.  He joined Post #81 Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1893.  Altom died 7/6/1902 and is buried in the Altom-Lewis Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His widow received a pension, as well.  MR #45
 
ALTOM, JOHN, Companies A & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/4/62 by Captain Smith and mustered on 8/13/62 at age 18.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN to William and Ann Altom.  AWOL from 6/20/63 he seems to have been captured and to have spent time in prison in Richmond, VA.  He returned from capture after being exchanged on 1/1/64.  He mustered out with the regiment on 8/9/65 at Nashville, TN.  By the 1890 veterans’ census he resided near Bells Post Office in Grayson Co, TX.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 and died on 2/22/1912.  His widow also received a pension.  MR #43
 
ALTOM, WILLIAM, Companies H & I, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 9/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62.  He deserted in November 1862 and was AWOL at La Grange, TN in May/June 1863.  At some point he was AWOL at home sick.  He may be the brother of John Altom.  He has no record of discharge. MR #44
 
ANDREWS, JAMES HARRISON, Co. B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 23.  He was 5’9”, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer born in Henry Co, TN.  Residing in northern part of Benton Co near Big Sandy, he was the son of Thomas and Mary Measels Andrews.  Andrews most likely was captured at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in December 1862.  He died at parole camp in Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) on 7/21/63, presumably of disease.  Sertain B and William Ephrem Andrews were his brothers.  All three brothers died of disease during the war.  MR #49
 
ANDREWS, S(ERTAIN) B, Co. B, private, born in Henry or Carroll Co, TN to Thomas and Mary Measels Andrews.  There is little muster roll information but most likely he enlisted with his brothers.  Present January and February 1864, apparently he became ill and was elsewhere when the regiment was captured in March 1864.  He died in the military hospital in Cairo, IL of pneumonia on 4/23/64.  Andrews is buried in the Mound City, IL National Cemetery in grave A-638.  He was a brother to James Harrison Andrews and William Ephrem Andrews, also of Company B.  MR #50
 
ANDREWS, WILLIAM F (EPHREM), Co B, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at same time as his brother James Harrison Andrews (above).  He was 25 or 27.  A farmer before the war, he was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, light hair, born in Carroll Co, NC ( or TN).  He was captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 with the regiment and died in Mobile, AL on 4/14/64 of scrobutus while en route to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He has a military marker in the Mobile Cemetery. (C-564)  He was a brother to Sertain and James Andrews, above.  MR #51
 
ANGLIN, WILLIAM, Co. A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/4/62 by Captain Thomas Smith of Co A and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 42.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, born in NC.  He served as a nurse in a hospital in May and June of 1863.  Captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in quarters on 7/15/64.  The NY Times death list says “Anglon.”  He is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His wife, Elizabeth, applied for a widow's pension in 1865.  She lived in Henry Co, TN after the war.  MR #53
 
AUTERY (AUTRY), DURGAN T, Co E, private, a resident of Benton Co, TN, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Released through Wilmington, NC on 3/3/65 he was taken to the West Building Hospital in Baltimore, MD where he died of acites and debility on 4/6/65.  His belongings at death were worth $117.10.  This property would have been issued to him by the government after release from prison.  He was buried in Louden Park Cemetery in Baltimore, MD, grave #1421.  His widow, Susan Hedge Autry, lived near Dresden, Weakley Co, TN in the 1890 veterans’ census.  She received a widow's pension in 1870.  MR #73
 
AUTERY (AUTRY), JACOB, Companies E & C, private, a resident of Benton Co., TN in 1860, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at the same time as Durgan T and John P Autry.  He was 32, a farmer, born in NC.  Autry was AWOL from 3/28/63 to 4/26/63 but it was removed from his record in later years.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia but was exchanged on 2/24/65 and taken to Annapolis, MD.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  A member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Autry died in April 1873.  His widow, Elizabeth Autry, lived near Holladay, TN in the 1890 veterans' census.  She received a widow's pension in 1873.  Autry seems to be the son of William and Mary Autry.  MR #74
 
AUTERY (AUTRY), JOHN P, Companies E & C, private, was enlisted by Captain Parsons at the same time as the Auterys above.  He was 26 years old, 5’9”, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, born in Carroll Co,TN and a resident of Buena Vista,TN, a farmer.  AWOL from 2/17/63 to 5/26/63 and again in June 1863 at Grand Junction, TN,  Autry was in arrest for desertion in January and February, 1864.  He was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, and spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Paroled through Charleston, SC on 12/13/64, he was taken to Annapolis, MD where he was ill with pneumonia, epilepsy and scurvy.  Sent to the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN, he was discharged due to disability on 6/1/65.  He received an invalid pension.  In 1889 he was a member of Post #81 Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Lexington, TN and in the1890 veterans' census he lived near the Jackson, TN Post Office.  His wife was Caroline Autry.  MR #76
 
ARBUCKLE, EDWARD, Field & Service, assistant surgeon, enlisted for 3 years and mustered in at Union City, TN on 12/25/63 at age 42 (b. 1821).  A resident of Henry Co, TN near Como, he brought a servant (Emily Dark) with him into the service.  The 1850 and 60 census show only one male servant so Emily may be a man.  Arbuckle was in Mayfield, KY on July 14, 1863 and gave information on rebel troop movements.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he remained a POW until the regiment reached Mobile, AL where he was released on 5/6/64 for unknown reason.  He returned to duty with the members of the regiment who escaped capture, then stationed at Columbus, KY.  Later he was the doctor for the 7th Tennessee at Paducah, KY where he worked to improve sanitary conditions in camp.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Arbuckle died on 9/16/1883 and is buried in the Phelps Cemetery in Henry County along with his wives Charlotte Simmons and Frances Arbuckle.   Frances received a widow's pension.  Arbuckle was the father of Samuel T Arbuckle of Company K.  A longer biography is in Appendix A of “Hawkins’ Tories.”  MR #56-7
 
ARBUCKLE, SAMUEL T, Companies K, B & C, private, enlisted by Captain Beatty at Union City on 1/1/64 at age 15/18.  The son of Dr. Edward and Charlotte Simmons Arbuckle, he was 5’10’ tall, light complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  He received $300 bounty for enlistment.  He does not appear to have been captured at Union City, TN with the regiment.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  Arbuckle applied for a Southern Loyalist Claim but it was barred.  His widow, Mattie R Arbuckle, applied for a pension in April 1889 while living in Texas.  There was an earlier marriage to Jessee R Damson in 1874 in Milan, TN.  MR #58
 
ARCHER, (JAMES) THOMAS, Co. B, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/22/64 and mustered in at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 31 (b. 12/18/32).  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, yellow eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Humphreys Co, TN on 12/18/32.  Archer received a bounty of $300 for enlistment.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  Archer married first Sarah J. Cunningham.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1881 while living in Missouri.  A member of Post #123 Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in Baxter Springs, Cherokee Co, KS, Archer died in Clinton, Kansas in January 1900 according to the pension application.  Another source says he died on 6/15/1904 and is buried in Galena, KS.  He was survived by his second wife, Pernina, who applied for a widow's pension,  in Oklahoma in 1931. MR #60
 
ARNN, JOHN M(ADISON), Co A & I, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years at Paducah, KY on 10/30/64, mustered in on 10/31/64 at age 24.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a mechanic, born in Henry Co, TN (or VA).  He had some family in Crittenden, KY but his residence at enlistment was Brimfield, IL where he was a refugee resident.  Arnn transferred from Co A to Co I on 2/17/65 and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65 after only 8 months service.  Arnn married first Rebecca F Morefield in 1858 and Sarah Jane Cole in 1866.  Arnn applied for and received an invalid pension in 1890.  His widow also received a pension.  MR #62

ARNOLD, DEMPSEY B, Co D, applied for an invalid pension in 1887.  He was also in Co K, 6th TN Cav and Co D, 7th TN Inf.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.
 
ARNOLD, EZEKIEL, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered in at Paducah, KY on 10/1/64 at age 24.  He had enlisted previously in the 6th TN Cavalry and in the 13th TN Cavalry, the latter from which he had no discharge.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, a farmer, born in Weakley Co, TN.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65 after only 9 months service in the 7th.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1883.  MR #63

ASBEL, JOHN, Co A.  See John Azbel at MR #88
 
ASHBY, CHARLES L, Companies A & B, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered in at Huntingdon, TN on 10/1/62 at age 21.  He was a resident of Henry Co, TN, district #7 in 1860.  He went AWOL in June 1863 and returned in Nov. 1864.  Ashby may have been captured while AWOL as he spent time in prison in Richmond, VA. He seems not to have been in Andersonville Prison.  He applied for and received an invalid pension so his desertion was explained to the government’s satisfaction.  Ashby died on 12/22/1923 in Rogers, TX.  His widow, Elmira, received a pension on 1/12/1924 while living in Texas. MR #66
 
ASHBY (ASHLEY), JOSHUA F, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 36.  He was 5’6 1/2" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Wilson Co, TN.  Captured by Forrest in late December 1862, he spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Ohio.  Captured again at Union City, TN 3/24/64, he was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of typhoid on 8/22/64.  Ashby is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery under the name J. F. Ashby.  His widow Rebecca applied for a pension in 1871 and in 1883 she was receiving $8 per month.  She lived in Hollow Rock, TN in the 1890 veterans’ census.  MR #67
 
ATKINS, THOMAS J, Co B, private/sergeant, enlisted by L. D. Crockett at Columbus, KY on 1/10/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/10/64 at age 22.  He received a bounty of $300 for enlistment.  He escaped capture at Union City, TN and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  Atkins applied for and received an invalid pension in 1887.  When he answered the 1890 census he lived in Weakley Co, TN near the Palmerville Post Office.  His wife, Julia A J, received a widow’s pension in 1871 which in 1883 was worth $8 per month.  MR #69
 
ATKINSON, RICHARD A, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 11/3/63 at age 18.  He was 5’10”, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Weakley Co, TN.  He received a bounty for enlistment.  Atkinson began his military career in the 13th/14th TN Cavalry US and was only detached to the 7th Tennessee for a short time after much of his unit was killed at Fort Pillow, TN in April 1864.  He and his fellow 13th/14th survivors eventually became part of Co E, 6th TN Cavalry US.  Atkinson applied for and received an invalid pension in 1875.  His wife, Sarah E, received a widow’s pension in 1879.  MR #70
 
ATKINSON, WILLIAM, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years at Paducah, KY on 10/26/63 and mustered on 11/21/63 at age 18.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Weakley Co.  He received a bounty upon enlistment.  Atkinson began his military career in the 13th/14th TN Cavalry US and was only detached to the 7th Tennessee for a short time after much of his unit was killed at Fort Pillow, TN in April 1864.  He and his fellow 13th/14th survivors eventually became part of Co E, 6tth TN Cavalry US.  MR #71 
 
AUTRY, SAMUEL W(ALTER), Companies G & D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 18.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, gray eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 12/8/1844.  Captured by Forrest in December 1862, he spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Ohio.  He mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63 and married Relly Rogers in Benton Co, TN the same year.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  Autry died on 12/17/1919 in Konawa, OK and is buried in the Bates Cemetery.  His widow received a pension in 1920.
 
AUTRY, JAMES P, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered on 9/5/62 at age 27.  Born in July, 1835, he was the son of Stephen and Nancy Autry.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment and furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Autry spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was paroled on 4/29/65, taken to Annapolis, MD and also spent time in a hospital in Memphis, TN.  He was permitted to furlough in Henderson Co, TN after release and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  He married Mary Ann Essary before the war and remained in the area after the war, living in Henderson and Gibson Counties.  MR #82
 
AUTRY, WILLIAM A, Companies I, H, & B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/10/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 11/9/62.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He seems not to have been captured with the regiment at Trenton, TN.  Autry was captured at Mt. Pinson, TN on 6/19/63 and confined at Richmond, VA. while AWOL from La Grange, TN.  He was paroled from prison at City Point, VA on 7/14/63, reached Camp Parole, MD on 7/15/63, then Camp Chase, OH on 7/17/63, rejoining the regiment on 10/20/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he also spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65, he was discharged at Camp Chase, OH on 4/18/65.  He is thought to be the son of Newsom and Emilene Autry.  MR #85
 
AZBILL, JOHN, Companies A & K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 and mustered there on 8/28/62 at age 40.  A resident of Henderson Co, TN, he was married to Catherine Evans in 1847.  Azbill died of pneumonia in camp at Trenton, TN about 3 months after enlistment (11/23/62) and is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His widow, Catherine Azbill, received a widow's pension.  He may be the son of Allen and Kiziah Azbill.  MR #88

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