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BRENT, JOHN, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 and mustered in Jackson on 8/28/62 at age 29.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Brent was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He left Grand Junction and carried off one set of equipment, including one union carbine, belt and sling.  Brent appears never to have returned to duty.  His minor children, James Brent, et al., applied for a pension in 1892 but were denied a certificate.  MR #236

BREWER, CORNELIUS C, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 9/1/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/4/62 at about 20 years of age.  A participant in the battle of Lexington in December 1862, Brewer was severely wounded in the thigh during the retreat.  Captured at Farmville, TN (or Kenton Station) on 12/18/62, he was paroled and sent to Union troops to await exchange.  After exchange he left the 7th Tennessee and enlisted in Hardy’s Battalion on 12/1/1863 at Paducah, KY and mustered on 12/28/63.  Brewer was promoted to 1st lieutenant on 3/22/1864 after the death of Lieutenant Milton Hardy.  The battalion became Companies K and G of the 2nd TN Mounted Infantry.  Brewer became a member of Co G.  He died on 2/15/1879.  His wife, Ellen Diaser Todd (m. 1867), applied for a widow’s pension.  Brewer was the son of Joseph and Elizabeth Brewer and a resident of Carroll Co, TN at the time of his enlistment.  MR #237

BREWER, EDMOND, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year at about 23 years of age.  He must have re-enlisted at the end of his first enlistment, this time in a 3 year company, most likely Co E.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Brewer spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65, he was sent to Camp Chase, OH where he received an early discharge on 6/24/65, undoubtedly due to disability.  Brewer applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  In the veterans’ census of that same year he lived near the Big Sandy Post Office in Benton Co, TN.  Brewer is buried in the McRhea’s Chapel Cemetery in Benton Co, TN with a military marker for Co E.  He appears to be the son of Sterling and Mary Brewer.   MR #238

BREWER, HENRY, Co 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 30.  He enlisted and mustered at same time and place as Isaac Newton, John Franklin and Patrick Benjamin Brewer. Captured at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862 and paroled, Brewer did not report to Benton Barracks, MO as instructed, having gone AWOL on 1/20/63.  He was given a dishonorable discharge.  MR #239

BREWER, ISAAC N(EWTON),  Companies D & I, private, enlisted and mustered same time and place as Patrick Benjamin, John Franklin and Henry Brewer.  He was 30 years old, 5’8” tall, dark hair, hazel eyes, black hair, a farmer/teacher, born in Carroll Co, TN to Benjamin and Francis Allen Brewer.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured at Trenton, TN with the regiment, Brewer had $7.45 clothing taken from him.  He was discharged from Co D at the end of his one year enlistment and became a refugee resident of La Salle, IL.  Brewer re-enlisted in Co I on 1/10/65 at Paducah, KY.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in the 1880s.  He died on 9/30/1905 in Texas and is buried in the Weaver Cemetery, Hopkins Co, TX.  His wife, Dorthea Kirk Brewer (m. 1865), received a widow’s pension in 1905 while living in Texas.  MR #240 and #241

BREWER, JOHN F(RANKLIN), Companies D & I, private, enlisted and mustered same time and place as Isaac Newton, Patrick Benjamin and Henry Brewer.  He was 21 years old, 6’1” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a boot maker/farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 9/25/1843.  Captured at Trenton, TN with the regiment he had $7.67 clothing taken from him.  Brewer was discharged from Co D at the end of his one year enlistment.   He re-enlisted in Hardy’s Battalion on 11/30/63 and mustered in 12/25/63.  Hardy’s Battalion became Companies K and G of the 2nd TN Mounted Infantry after the death of Major Milton Hardy.  Brewer left the 2nd TN MI and became a refugee resident of Granville, IL.  He re-joined the 7th Tennessee at Paducah, KY on 3/12/65.  After the war Brewer applied for and was granted an invalid pension while living in Arkansas.  He died on 6/14/1902 in Marmaduke, AR and is buried in Providence Cemetery in Greene County, Arkansas.  Brewer married Sarah M Cary in 1868.  His widow,  Ellen Brewer, received a pension while living in Arkansas.  MR #242

BREWER, JOSEPH (JOSIAH?) C, Co I, private/sergeant, enlisted first on 12/1/63 in Hardy's Battalion  which became Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry and mustered on 2/1/64  but left that regiment, most likely after the death of Major Milton Hardy.  He became a resident refugee in Magnolia, IL.  Brewer enlisted for 1 year in the 7th Tennessee at Paducah, KY on 1/6/65.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He was appointed sergeant on 2/19/65.    Patrick Brewer has the same Co G 2 MI enlistment and muster, as well.  If Joseph is also Josiah then he is the brother to Patrick.  MR #243

BREWER, LUCIAN, Co K, corporal, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/23/63 and mustered at Grand Junction, TN on 6/24/63 at age 18.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  The son of Enoch and C F Brewer, he lived in the 8th District of Henderson Co, TN in 1860.  Brewer lasted only one month in the military, dying at Saulsbury, TN on 9/24/63, most likely of disease.  MR #244

BREWER, PATRICK B(ENJAMIN), Companies D & I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll County on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62, same days and places as his brother, Isaac Newton, plus John Franklin and Henry Brewer.  Patrick Brewer was 32 years old, probably born in Orange Co, NC (2/12/1831), although his muster roll says Carroll Co, TN.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer.  In 1863 he was AWOL, most likely due to having failed to report to parole camp in Ohio.  By June 1863 he seems to have returned to duty.  He probably served out his 1 year enlistment in Co. D and mustered out.  On12/1/63 Brewer joined Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry and mustered on 2/1/64, at which time he was promoted to corporal.  For some reason, most likely the death of Major Hardy, Brewer left the south and became a resident of La Salle, IL.  On 1/10/65 he re-enlisted at Paducah, KY and mustered the same day into Co I.   By March 1865 he was on guard at the corral in Paducah.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Brewer married Alcie C Horn in 1865.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880.  He died in August of 1911 in Yuma, TN and is buried in the Brewer Cemetery #1 in Carroll Co, TN.  He has a military marker.  His wife, Alcie C Brewer, applied for a widow’s pension in Sept 1911.  Brewer appears to have been the son of Benjamin and Sarah B Petty Brewer.  MR #245-6.

BREWER, WILLIAM T, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year and was discharged on 10/26/63 at Saulsbury, TN.  He apparently re-enlisted or was captured as a citizen because he ended up in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died there in the carnal house on either 6/27/64 or 7/1/64 of diarrhea.  There is a military marker for him in the Ramble Creek Cemetery in Benton Co, TN but it must be a memorial.  His widow, Julia A McGee, m. 1859 in Henry Co, TN, applied for a pension in the 1867 and is on the 1883 pension list as receiving $8 per month. She reported in the 1890 census that Brewer had been captured and died in prison.  She lived near the Big Sandy Post Office in Benton Co, TN at that time.  Brewer appears to have been the son of Lewis W and Martha Ann Herrington Brewer.  MR #247

BREWER, WILLIAM W(ASHINGTON),  private, enlisted first in Co G, 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry on 12/1/63 and mustered on 2/1/64.  For some reason, most likely the death of Major Hardy, Brewer left the south and became a resident of La Salle, IL.  He re-enlisted, this time for 1 year as a private in Co I, and mustered in at Paducah, KY on 1/10/65, at the same time as Patrick Benjamin Brewer, also a resident of La Salle.  William Brewer was 26 years old, 5’8” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  In 1883 he was dismissed from the Holly Springs Baptist Church in Carroll Co, TN.  This would be when he and his family moved to Arkansas, and later to Texas.  In 1895 he applied for an invalid pension while living in Texas.  Brewer and his wife, Eugenia, are buried in the Weaver Cemetery in Hopkins Co, TX, as is his brother, Isaac Newton Brewer, also of Co I. MR #248

BRIDGES, LARKIN W, Co A.  His widow applied for a pension in 1866.  He died in Memphis, TN, most likely during the war.  His regiment was the 3rd TN Cavalry but he may have spent time in the 7th Tennessee.  He has no records in the muster rolls.

BRIDGES, WILLIAM A C, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co TN on 8/5/62 and mustered on 11/9/62 at age 17.  He was 5’6 ½” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, born on 5/28/1845 in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He spent July and September 1863 on duty in Nashville, TN and was discharged at the end of his one year enlistment on 10/25/63 at Saulsbury, TN.  Bridges married Louisa Evelyn Cunningham in 1867 in Carroll Co, TN.  In 1890 he lived near the post office at Huntingdon, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1891.  Brewer died on 7/31/1904 and is buried in the Chapel Hill Cemetery, Carroll Co, TN.  A child filed for a minor’s pension in September 1904 with James D Thompson as guardian.  MR #250

BRINKLEY, SILAS R or W, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 29.  He survived only three months after enlistment, dying of disease in camp at Trenton, TN on 11/22/62.  He might have been the son of Alfred and Nancy Brinkley of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #251

BRITT, DEMPSEY B, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/16/62 and mustered on 9/24/62 at age 19, with the consent of his parents.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer.  He was discharged on a surgeon’s certificate on 3/13/63 due to chronic pneumonia, TB and general debility.  Britt was the brother of Wiley Britt and William A Britt and the son of John Britt, a Carroll Co, TN citizen who was taken prisoner by the Confederates and died in Mobile, AL in 1864.  The “Huntingdon Vindicator” lists Dempsey Britt as a non-resident of Tennessee in 1879.  MR #255

BRITT, GEORGE W, Companies K & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Decatur Co, TN on 5/1/63 and mustered in Henderson Co, TN on 5/10/63 at age 18.  He was 5’8” tall, fair hair, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Decatur Co, TN.  Presumably captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Britt spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was exchanged through Savannah, GA in November/December1864.  Britt returned to the regiment and was detached at Smithland, KY in May 1865.  He retained a pistol worth $8 when he mustered out.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1877.  Britt is buried in the Red Walnut Church of Christ Cemetery in Decatur Co, TN with a military marker, but it has no dates.  A child received a minor’s pension in 1890.  Stephen Cresey was appointed guardian.  MR #256

BRITT, GREEN L(EE or LEAF), Co C, saddler, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 12/5/63 and mustered at Union City on 12/14/63 at age 27 (6/22/1833).  He was 6’1” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, born in Coffee Co, TN on 6/22/1833.  He received a bounty for enlistment.  Britt began his military career in the 13th TN Cavalry US (also called 14th Tennessee Cavalry or Bradford’s) and was only detached to the 7th for a short time after much of his unit was killed at Fort Pillow, TN in April 1864.  Britt, and his fellow 13th survivors, eventually became part of Co E, 6th TN Cavalry US.  He deserted from the 6th TN Cavalry on 7/22/64. He married Sarah Caroline Bryant.  Britt applied for an invalid pension in Kentucky in 1891 but was refused, most likely due to the desertion.  He died on 4/23/1915 and is buried in Zion Cemetery in Hickman, KY.  MR #257

BRITT, NOAH, Co K, private, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/28/63 at age 27/ 29.  He was 5’11” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He might be the Noah Britt age 27 in the McNairy Co, TN 1860 census.  Pvt. Britt went AWOL from Grand Junction, TN on 7/10/63 and was captured by the rebels in West Tennessee on 7/12/63.  Sent to prison in Richmond, VA, he arrived by 8/16/63.  Hospitalized in Hospital #21 on 10/8/63, Britt died of diarrhea on 10/31/63.  His minor children, Henry B, et al, applied for a pension in 1883.  MR #258

BRITT, PINCKNEY, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 and mustered same day at age 19.  He died of pneumonia in Henderson Co, TN in either November or December 1862.  Several dates are in the muster rolls.  There is a Pinckney Britt of the right age in the 1850 and 1860 census of Henderson Co.  He seems to have married Caroline Eads by about 1861 and had a child, Pinckney, Jr by 1862.  Caroline applied for a widow’s pension in 1870.  A minor’s pension was also granted in the 1870s.  Noah Eads was the guardian for the minors.  MR #259

BRITT, WILEY A or Y, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Huntingdon, TN on 8/16/62 and mustered in on 9/24/62 at age 25.  He was 5’6 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, red hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN (9/13/1836).  He was discharged at Nashville, TN on 10/25/63 at the expiration of his one year enlistment.  Britt applied for an invalid pension in 1882.  In 1890 he was living near the post office at Huntingdon, TN.  Britt died 11/9/09 and is buried in Long Rock Cemetery, Carroll Co, TN.  His wife, Martha B Oliver Britt, whom he married in 1864, applied for a widow’s pension in 1909.  Wiley was the brother of Dempsey B Britt and William A Britt and the son of John Britt, a Carroll Co, TN citizen who was taken prisoner by Confederates and died in Mobile, AL in 1864.  Wiley used the initial A sometimes and Y at other times.  His tombstone gives his initial as A.  MR #260

BRITT, WILLIAM A, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/16/62, the same time and place as his brothers Dempsey and Wiley.  He was 28 years old (b. 6/27/1834).  Britt was discharged on 10/25/63 at the end of his 1 year enlistment.  He received an invalid pension of $18.00 per month beginning in January 1871 due to an injury of his left knee.   When Britt joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 in 1888, he listed his occupation as farmer and his service as one year.  In the 1890 veteran’s census he was living in Huntingdon, Carroll Co, TN and complained of a dislocated knee.  He gave his enlistment time as 8/15/62 to 10/25/63 and does not mention a re-enlistment.   Britt died on 5/30/1898 and is buried in Long Rock Cemetery (old).  His military marker lists him as a sergeant but his muster roll in Co F does not.  Britt’s wife, Julia A Butler Britt (m. 1854), applied for a widow’s pension in July 1898 while living in Tennessee.  MR #261

BRITT, W A, Companies F & I, sergeant, enlisted in Carroll Co on 10/1/63 and was appointed sergeant on 12/25/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia. Exchanged at North East Ferry, NC on 2/28/65, he was sent to Camp Chase, OH.  This is most likely a re-enlistment for William A Britt, above, but if so he never mentions it in later years.

BRITTON, CHARLES, Companies G & I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 in Co G at age 23/44/or 48.  (census 36).  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, born in Carroll Co, TN or Georgia, a farmer.  He must have been captured at Trenton, TN since he was at the Camp Chase, OH parole camp.  After exchange Britton served out his one year enlistment and was discharged at Saulsbury on 10/25/63.  He re-enlisted for 3 years in Co G 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry on 11/11/63 and mustered on 12/25/63 at age 44.  Next he enlisted in Co I, 7th TN Cavalry on 3/8/65 at Paducah, KY.  He was a refugee resident of Snachwine, IL at the time of this enlistment.  Britton was discharged with the regiment on 8/9/65 at Nashville.  Several soldiers have the contradiction of seeming to be in the 2nd MI and Company I of the 7th TN during the same period.  It may be that when the major of the 2nd MI was killed in March 1864 some men were never called for duty.  When Britton was discharged from Co I he retained his revolver.  Jane Britton applied for a widow’s pension but was denied a certificate.  In the 1890 veteran’s census in Benton Co, TN Nancy Britton said she was Britton’s widow.  MR #262

BROADY (BRODIE), THOMAS J, Companies A & C, private/1st sergeant, enlisted for 3 years at Jackson, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered on 9/5/62 at age 19/21/28.  He was 5’11” tall, dark or light complexion, dark eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co.  He seems to have escaped the capture of the regiment at Union City, TN on March 24, 1864.  In September and October of 1864 he was with the detachment in Columbus, KY while most members of the regiment were in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died of exposure at the post hospital in Paducah, KY on 3/29/65.  His body must have been returned home since he has a military marker in the Derryberry Cemetery in Henderson Co.  His wife, Louisiana Evans Brodie, applied for a widow’s pension in 1868 and received $8 per month.  In the 1890 veteran’s census she was living in the 15th district of Henderson Co, TN.  She was the sister of Andrew and Wiley Evans of Co C. MR #264

BRODIE, LUD, Co C, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 5/15/63 and mustered at La Grange, TN the same day.  Nothing else is in his file except that he died at Grand Junction, TN on 6/27/63, just over a month after enlistment.  MR #266

BROOKENS, ANDREW J, Co K.  The mother of this man applied for a dependent parent pension in 1866 but it was denied.  Brookens has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

BROWN, JAMES W, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll County, TN on 8/5/62 and mustered on 11/9/62 at age 27 (b. 12/22/34).  He was not captured with the regiment at Trenton, TN but was absent sick at La Grange, TN on 5/4/63, then AWOL.  His request for honorable discharge was denied.  Brown joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 in 1887 and listed his occupation as farmer.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Huntingdon, TN Post Office and complained of rheumatism.  He died at Huntingdon, TN on 7/30/1901 and is buried in the Humble Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His wife, Elizabeth J, applied for a widow’s pension in 1901 but was denied a certificate.  MR #269

BROWN, JOSEPH S, Co G, private, enlisted for one year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 and mustered on 11/9/62 at age 18 (b. 5/7/1844).  He was in the battle of Trenton, TN in late December 1862 and lost his horse and bridle when captured and paroled.  He was AWOL from 1/20/63 to 10/1/63 when his one year enlistment ended.  It is not known if he served longer after that time.  He appears to have been discharged honorably.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1870.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he was living near the Crider, TN PO.  His first wife, Mary E Crider died and he married 2nd Martha A Crider.  In December 1917 Martha applied for a widow’s pension.  Brown died on 5/19/1912 and is buried in Hampton Graveyard, Carroll Co, TN.  He has a military marker.  MR #270

BROWN, STEPHEN, Co B.  This man applied for and invalid pension in 1890 and it was granted so he must have had a honorable discharge.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee, however.

BROWNE, GEORGE W, Co A.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1926 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

BROWNING, JOHN K, Co F, private.  He went AWOL and was captured at Rodgersville, TN on 11/6/63, according to his muster rolls but Rogersville is in East Tennessee, an area where the 7th was never stationed.  It might refer to Rogersville in North Alabama, which would be nearer.  Browning was captured and taken to prison in Richmond, VA on 11/13/63 and then on to Andersonville Prison.  He entered the hospital there on 5/24/64 and died on 6/4/64 of Ana.  He is buried in grave #1610.  MR #271

BROWNING, ROBERT C, Companies E & C, private/corporal, enlisted by Captain Parsons for 3 years on 6/22/62 at Huntingdon, TN and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/24/62 at age 27.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Rockingham Co, NC.  He went AWOL in April 1863.  His muster roll says he escaped and reported to his company on 2/22/65 but it does not name a prison.  In May and June 1865 he was in military prison at Paducah, KY where the regiment was stationed.  In an unknown year he was the company clerk from March through June.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1889 while living in Arkansas and died in Tioga, TX on 4/24/1911.  His wife, Caroline Holland Browning (m. 1861), applied for a widow’s pension in 1911 while living in Texas.  MR #272

BROWNING, ROBERT L(EE), enlisted for 3 years in Gibson Co, TN on 5/23/63 at age 18.  He was 5’5” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, a farmer, born in Gibson Co, TN.  He spent time on detached service recruiting.  He was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  There is no mention of a discharge in his records.  He married Sarah West in Gibson Co, TN and appears to have been the son of John T and Darsie Lee Browning.  MR #273

BRUFF, GREENVILLE (GRANVILLE) M, Co K, private, enlisted by Sergeant Ford for 3 years in Milan, TN on 5/17/63 at age 21He was 5’7 ½” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, an engineer, born in Gibson Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He married Sarah T Murphy in 1865.  He has no discharge date in his muster roll.  He was reported killed at the home of his parents, Tompson C and Sarah Smith Bruff, while resisting arrest for murder and robbery in Gibson Co in 1874.  His brother, Henry B, served in the Confederate Army.  MR #281

BRYANT, CHARLES (PENINGTON), Companies D & E, private, enlisted for 1 year in Co D at Trenton, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 18 (b. 8/7/1847 in Decatur Co, TN).  He was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He was arrested on 2/13/64 in Jackson Co, IL.  In May and June 1864 he was in the hospital at Mound City, IL.  His AWOL was removed at some point and he received an honorable discharge.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Arkansas.  Bryant died in Peach Orchard, Clay Co, AR on 2/8/1905.  His widow, Sarah J Purvis Bryant (m. 1868), applied for a pension in 1905.  MR #275

BRYANT, JAMES L, Co D, private, enlisted for one year at Trenton, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62, the same times and places as Charles Bryant.  He was 30 years old.  Bryant was listed as AWOL from parole camp on 3/15/63 which indicates he was captured and paroled at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton in late December 1862.  He returned, however, and was discharged at the end of his one year enlistment on 10/25/63.  Bryant died on 11/12/1868 and is buried in the Laster Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His wife, Mary J Bryant Riggs, applied for a widow’s pension in 1902. MR #276

BRYANT, NEEDUM (NEEDHAM) J, Companies M & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/21/63 at age 22.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was in the Andersonville camp hospital for a time with pleuritis.  Bryant joined the Confederate Army on 2/28/65 when Colonel O’Neil, a Confederate recruiter, came into the prison looking for prospects.  The men who did this usually deserted as soon as possible.  Bryant was back behind Union lines by 4/20/65.  He was due $.25 for 391 days back pay.  In 1890 Bryant lived in Hardin Co, TN near the Milledgeville PO.  He reported that he was “hurt on head” and had been in Andersonville for 13 months.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1882.  MR #277

BUCHANAN, DUNCAN L or DANIEL A (both names given), Co F, private, enlisted for one year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/19/62 and mustered at Trenton TN on 9/24/62 at age 32.  A resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860, he was 6’ 1 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Montgomery Co, NC.  Buchanan was taken prisoner at Spring Creek, TN on 12/19/62 after the battle of Lexington, TN.  Paroled by Forrest he made his way to Camp Chase, OH to await exchange.  He was there until 9/1/63 when he was sent to Nashville, TN to be mustered out.  The previous information is most likely for Daniel A Buchanan since it fits his census age.  In the 1890 veterans' census of Stoddard Co, MO, Malartha Smith said she was the former widow of Daniel A Buchanan of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry.   Duncan L Buchanan was a younger brother of Daniel A, and would have been about 20 years old (b. 6/6/1841) in 1862.  Although Duncan has no muster roll records except for his name along with Daniel in the muster roll, one source lists him in Co D.  He applied for an invalid pension but it was denied.  The brothers moved to the Acorn Ridge Community in Stoddard Co, MO.  Duncan died there on 10/8/1923.  The parents of both men were Duncan, a native of Scotland, and Margaret Lemmons Buchanan.  MR #280

BURGES (BUGERS, BURGESS), GEORGE (W), Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll County, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 25.  In August 1863 he was on duty with regiment teamsters.  That is all the information in his muster rolls.  Burges was in the 1860 census of Henderson Co, TN.  He joined the Shiloh Baptist Church in Carroll Co, TN in August 1861, was excluded in January 1867 but was restored in September 1870.  He moved to Pemiscot County, MO by 1872 and then to Clarkton, Dunklin Co, MO, where he died in 1886.  His 3rd wife was Martha Jane Crittendon Burges.  MR #295

BULLINGTON, ROBERT, Co F, private, enlisted for one year and mustered at Trenton TN on 9/24/62 at age 20.  Bullington was captured and paroled at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN and reported to Benton Barracks in Missouri as instructed.  When the regiment moved on to Camp Chase, OH, however, he deserted and was given a dishonorable discharge.  Bullington might be the son of Mariah Bullington in the 1860 Weakley Co, TN census.  MR #284

BULLION, JOSEPH, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered in on 9/5/62 at Jackson, TN at age 32.  Bullion was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He left on 6/19/63 from Grand Junction, TN.  Bullion later was able to prove to someone’s satisfaction that he was ill and his AWOL was removed.  He was discharged on 6/19/63.  In the 1860 census of Henderson Co, TN he was married to S. F. Bullion.  Born in France in 1822, he died on 11/8/1889 and is buried in the Evans Cemetery in the 6th District of Henderson Co, TN.  He has a military marker.  MR #285

BUNDRANT, JOHN W, Co M, private, enlisted for 3 years in Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/21/63 at age 25/27 (b. 3/3/40).  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Warren Co, TN, a farmer.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Bundrant spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65.  His muster roll gives 4/28/65 as his discharge date but he is still listed as a paroled POW in June 1865.  Bundrant applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Tennessee.  He died in Waynesboro, TN on 8/22/1916 and is buried in the Tom S Ray Cemetery #58 in Wayne Co, TN.  MR #288

BURCHAM, CHRISTOPHER C, Co C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Gregory for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 11/30/63 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 12/2/63 at age 19.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Eddyville, KY.  He received a bounty for enlistment.  Burcham began his military career in Co A of 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.  Burcham deserted the 6th Tennessee on 7/25/1864.  MR #292

BURCHUM, JAMES D, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years at Paducah, KY on 12/1/63 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 12/5/63 at age 21.  He was 5’10” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Humphries Co, TN.  Burchum began his military career in the 13th 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 survivors, eventually became part of Co E, 6th TN Cavalry US.  James D Burcham applied for an invalid pension in 1898 while living in Tennessee.  He died on 11/19/1922 at Tennessee Ridge, TN.  MR #293

BURCHUM, JOHN A, enlisted in Paducah, KY on 11/30/63 and mustered on 12/5/63 at age 29.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, light hair.  He was due a bounty for enlistment.  Most likely AWOL, Burchum was in captured at Johnsonville, TN, confined then restored to duty from confinement.  Burchum began his military career in the 13/14th Tennessee 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 survivors, eventually became part of Co E, 6th TN Cavalry US.  MR #294 

BURKETT, ISAAC F, Companies C & A, private/corporal, enlisted in Jackson, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered there on 8/10/62 at age 22.  He was 5’4 ½” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He was due a bounty for enlistment.  His records have him present in May and June of 1864 which means he was not captured at Union City, TN with the regiment in March 1864.  Promoted to corporal on 2/1/65, Burkett was on duty guard at the corral in March and acting orderly military commission in June, 1865.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville on 8/7/65.  Burkett applied for an invalid pension in 1884 which was denied.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he was living near the Sharon Post Office in Weakley Co, TN.  He complained of an axe cut on his foot acquired while chopping.  MR #297

BURKETT, JAMES F(RANKLIN), Co A, corporal/sergeant, enlisted by Captain Smith for 3 years on 8/4/62 in Lexington, TN and mustered on 8/18/62 at age 23.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN to .  Burkett was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He returned, however, in July.  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, (Wilmington), NC on 2/27/65, Burkett was placed in the hospital at Columbus, OH on 3/17/65 with typhoid.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Burkett applied for an invalid pension in 1886.  He lived near the DeKalb Post Office in Bowie Co, TX in the 1890 veterans’ census.  He reported that he contracted disease in prison at Andersonville, Georgia and was disabled at times.  Sarah E Lawler Burkett applied for a widow’s pension in 1895.  Burkett appears to have been the son of William and Lydia Smith Burkett.  MR #298

BURNES, JAMES A, Co M, private, enlisted in Clarksburg, TN for 3 years and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/21/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he died in Mobile, AL of pneumonia on 4/10/64 as the regiment was en route to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was the son of Elias and Eliza E Pritchard Burnes of Carroll Co, TN.  His mother applied for a dependent parent pension in 1890 and it was granted.  MR #299

BURNES, JAMES H (ELIHU), private, Co F, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 10/20/62 at age 18 (b. 1/23/1844).  He had the consent of his parents, Thomas and Amy Vincent Burnes.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Discharged at the end of his one year enlistment at Nashville on 9/1/63, he married Amanda McKiney in 1866.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Lavinia, TN Post Office and applied for an invalid pension.  He died on 7/25/1922 at Whitthorne, TN and is buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His widow, Mary Burnes, applied for pension in 1922.  This Burnes family is said to have lived on the old stage road, one mile south of highway 104.  MR #300

BURNS, MARTIN V, Co A, sergeant, enlisted by Captain Smith for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/9/62 and mustered in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 29.  He was 5’9“ tall, fair complexion, yellow/hazel eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Hardeman Co, TN to Truman and Mary McCurley Burnes.  He was captured and paroled with the regiment at Trenton, TN on 12/20/62.  He mustered out early on 5/2/63 due to pulmonalia, involving both lungs and applied for an invalid pension in 1869.  Burnes married Sarah Emaline Douglass and settled in Henderson Co, TN by 1870.  In 1877 he was receiving $6 per month pension.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Middle Fork Post Office and still complained with a disease of the lungs.  He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #65 in Lexington, TN in 1894.  He died on 3/14/1895 and is buried in the Center Hill Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  Sarah Emeline Douglass Burns applied for a widow’s pension in 1895.  She lived near the post office of Stegal, TN.  MR #301

BURTON, GEORGE W(ADE), private, Co I, enlisted for 1 year and mustered in Paducah, KY on 3/8/65 at age 22/24.  Burton was a refugee residing in Snachwine, IL at the time he enlisted.  He had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Mecklenburg Co, VA but living in Carroll Co, TN in 1860 census.   He was accidentally wounded through the thigh at Huntingdon, TN on 7/13/65, only days before the regiment mustered out.  Dr. McCall wrote his excuse.  He was discharged on 10/30/65.  Burton died on 3/16/1900 in Fulton Co, KY and is buried in the Fairview Cemetery.  His wife, Emma J Belew Burton (m 1865), applied for a widow’s pension  on 5/3/1900 while living in Kentucky.  Burton was the son of James Wade and Elizabeth Burton and a brother to James A Burton.  MR #302

BURTON, JAMES A(LLEN), Companies D & I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Co F on 8/4/62 in Carroll Co, TN and mustered in at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 22.  Burton was born in Mecklenburg Co, VA in 1839.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/26/63.  Burton became a refugee in Snachwine, IL, along with his brother, and waited until the war was nearly over before re-enlisting.  He went to Paducah, KY where he re-enlisted, this time in Co I, and mustered on the same day as his brother George Wade Burton.  In Co I he was listed as 5’9” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair and a farmer.  Burton mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He married Cordelia E Pritchard.  In the 1890 veterans' census, Burton lived near the post office of Clarksburg, TN.  On May 8, 1890 he applied for an invalid pension.  He served as a Tennessee State Representative.  He died at Yuma, TN 1/22/1929 and is buried in Blair Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN without a military marker.  MR #303

BUSH, ELISHA P, Companies A & B, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Martin at Union City, TN on 12/16/63 and mustered on 5/14/62 at Paducah, KY at age 35/36/38.  Bush was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment and furnished his own horse and equipment.  He deserted in Henderson Co, TN in February 1863 and was arrested on 4/13/64 in Metropolis, IL, a town where many Carroll/Henderson Co Unionist families had fled.  Bush died at the post hospital in Paducah, KY on 5/18/65 of typhoid.  His wife, Nancy Daniel Bush (m. 1848), applied for a pension on  6/7/65 and a minor applied in 1869.  MR #305

BUSH, E, Co A, enlisted on 9/24/62 at age 18.  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, born in Benton Co, TN.  His short record is mixed in with Elisha P Bush’s records, above.  MR #305

BUSH, JOHN J, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/1/62 and mustered at Humboldt on 9/1/62.  He died at Camp Trenton, TN on 11/1/62 only two months after enlistment, presumably of disease.  He married Martha B Rushing on 5/2/1858 and had probably been married previously.  He may be the A J Bush in the 1860 Benton Co census in 5th district.  Martha B Bush applied for a widow’s pension in 1866.  She remarried in 1871 and the children, Samuel M Bush, et al, applied for minors' pensions.  These would most likely be Samuel, born 1860, and Harriet J born in 1862.  Martha B. Bush is a widow in the 1870 census, age 48.  MR #306

BUSH, RICHARD, Co B, went AWOL at Camp Chase, OH in Jan/Feb 1864.  This seems highly unlikely as the 7th Tennessee left Camp Chase by the fall of 1863.  No further information is given in muster rolls.  MR #307

BUSH, WILLIAM E, Company B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 12/16/63 and mustered on 5/14/64 at Paducah, KY at age 18.  He had a dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, and was born in Benton Co, TN.  Bush mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He filed for an invalid pension in Illinois and died on 1/11/1916 in Illinois.  He might be William Elijah, the son of John J Bush, and is likely the same man as E Bush, above.  MR #308

BUTLER, ALEXANDER T, Companies A, B & I, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista, Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN or Huntingdon, TN on 8/17/62 at age 30/32/37 (b. 10/10/1827).  Butler furnished his own horse and equipment.  He was appointed corporal on 8/18/62.  He was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He either returned to the unit or was captured while AWOL. Butler spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and was exchanged through Savannah, GA in the November/December 1864 exchanges.  He mustered out on 6/28/65 due to disability. He was given transportation from Louisville, KY to Buena Vista, TN. which probably means he spent time in the Jeffersonville, IN hospital because of the scrobutus he contracted in prison.  Married to Elizabeth Smith in 1846, it was their son Littlefield who is mentioned in the hospital record as a contact relative.  In 1887 Butler was a member of the Isaac R Hawkins Post #58 of the GAR and gave his occupation as farmer.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1889 and is buried in the Humble Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife received a widow's pension.   MR #309

BUTLER, CLARK (S), Co. E, private.  His muster roll says he was a recruit but not mustered, that he had physical incapacity, that he was sick in June 1864 and assisted in the invalid corps.  In his pension claim, Butler gives the following information.  He was born and raised in Carroll Co, TN.  He enlisted 1/15/64, served 4 or 5 months before becoming ill, and was sent to the hospital in Jefferson, MO, near St. Louis.  He was later transferred to the 7th Regiment of the V. R. C. and served as a nurse and orderly in a drug store in Cliffburne, D. C.  Butler was discharged in Cliffburne, D. C. on 2/6/1865.  He applied for an invalid pension in the 1890s.  He had lived in Fulton Co, KY for about 15 years when he died 1/1/1901 in Hickman, KY.  A minor child in Kentucky applied for a pension in 1913 with J. M. Hubbard as guardian.  MR #310

BUTLER, ELIAS G(RAY), Companies A & B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered in Huntingdon, TN on 9/1/62 at age 21.  He was 5’10” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN (1/25/1844).  Butler furnished his own horse and equipment.  He was AWOL from May through October 1863 but was present January-June 1864.  He was not captured with the regiment at Union City in March 1864.  No discharge date is given in the muster rolls. Butler was a brother to Henry H and Franklin J Butler, also of Co B.  They were the children of Josiah and Mary Drusilla Blount Butler of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #311

BUTLER, FRANKLIN (JOHN), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Huntingdon, TN on 8/23/62 at about age 20.  He was AWOL from May through October 1863, but returned to duty at Grand Junction, TN.  Butler was present January and February 1864 but was captured at Union City, TN with the regiment on March 24, 1864 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died in Savannah, GA on 10/1/64 awaiting exchange.  The NY Times Savannah hospital death list says 10/29/64 and is more likely to be accurate. His mother, Drusilla Butler, applied for a mother’s pension on his service in 1889.  He was a brother to Henry H and Elias Gray Butler, also of Co B.  They were the children of Josiah and Mary Drusilla Blount of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #312

BUTLER, GALSTON (GHOLSTON) W(ARD), Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about 16 or 17 years of age (b. 10/5/1846).  He furnished 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.  Exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65, he arrived at Camp Chase, OH on 6/10/65.  Butler was discharged at Paducah, KY on 6/27/65 before the end of his enlistment, most likely due to illness/debility.  He married Nancy Pinky Kyle in 1867.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880.  Butler joined Post #56 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1889.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Hollow Rock Post Office in Carroll Co, TN.  His complaint was of diarrhea for 26 years and scrofula.  He and Nancy moved to Arkansas about 1910.  He died at Marmaduke, AR on 8/20/1913 and is buried in the New Friendship Church Cemetery, Green Co, Arkansas.  His wife, applied for a widow’s pension while living in Arkansas.  Butler’s brother, Francis Marion Butler, was in the Confederate Army.  MR #313

BUTLER, HENRY C(LAYBORN), Co D, 2nd Lieutenant, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 30 (b. 1832).  He was captured at the battle of Lexington on 12/17/62.  Butler spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase, OH where he resigned due to disability on 5/24/63 or 6/5/63 (both dates given). He applied for an invalid pension in 1864.   Butler died on 9/14/1865 near Ramsey, Fayette Co, IL.  His wife, Nancy Ann Jones Butler (m. 1856) applied for a widow’s pension in 1866.  Nancy was receiving $15 per month on the 1883 pension list.  She lived near the post office of Crider. TN in the 1890 veterans’ census.  He appears to have been the son of Thomas and Jacintha Butler.  MR #314

BUTLER, HENRY H(ARRISON), Companies B & A, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/17/62 and mustered in Benton Co on 8/17/62 at age 25.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Butler was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the Tennessee/Mississippi border who went AWOL in June 1863.  He was captured at Ripley, TN on 6/10/63 or on 8/28/1863 at Jackson, TN and taken to prison in Richmond, VA, arriving on 9/22/63.  Butler was exchanged on 3/21/64 through City Point, VA.  He went first to Camp Parole, MD (3/22/64), then to dismounted camp (5/19/64) then to Camp Webster, TN.  No discharge date was given in the muster rolls.  He married Susannah Hicks Medaris in 1860.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1885.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the post office at Buena Vista, TN, reported his general health to be impaired, and mentioned that he was not yet pensioned.  Butler died on 2/9/1909.  His wife applied for a widow’s pension in 1909.  He was a brother to Franklin and Elias Gray Butler, also of Co B.  They were the children of Josiah and Mary Drusilla Blount of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #315

BUTLER, JOHN J, Co B, private/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/13/62 and mustered in Benton Co on 8/17/62.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Butler was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 6/1/64 of acute dysentery.  He is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in grave #1527.  His wife, Louisa C Butler, applied for a widow’s pension in 1866.  MR #316

BUTLER, JOHN R(ILEY), private, Co I, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/15/62 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about age 17 (b. 1/29/46).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Butler was in the hospital in May and June of 1864 which means he was not captured at Union City, TN with the regiment and did not go to Andersonville Prison.  He was "classified as deserted," however.  After the war he moved to Montgomery Co, IL. where he applied for a pension in 1929 but it was denied.  He was, however, discharged honorably by a special act of the 70th US Congress.  Butler die on 4/2/1929 and is buried in the Casey Cemetery, Fillmore Township, Montgomery Co, IL.  His second wife was Louisa McCaslin Butler.   His parents appear to have been William Solomon and Temperance McCord Butler.  MR #317

BUTLER, JOHN T, Companies F, A & I, private, enlisted in Co F for 1 year and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62.  He was 16 years old and had the consent of his parents, Horatio and Mary Whiteside Butler.  He was 5’4” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Caught by the rebels after the battle of Trenton, TN (12/27/62), he was paroled by Lieutenant Frank Hawkins, CSA (also from Carroll Co).  Butler left the military after his first enlistment but re-enlisted at Paducah, KY on 10/24/64.  At the time of his re-enlistment he was a refugee resident of Brimfield, IL.  An orderly at headquarters in 1864 and 1865, he was discharged at Nashville, TN.  Butler died on 5/5/1887 and is buried in Jenson, Sebastian Co, Arkansas.  His wife, Narcissa Anderson Butler, applied for a widow’s pension in 1890 while living in Arkansas.  MR #318

BUTLER, WILEY W, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 42/44.  He was 5’6 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Wilson Co, TN, a farmer.  He was captured at Lexington or Trenton, TN in Dec 1862 and spent time in the Camp Chase, OH parole camp awaiting exchange.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Butler spent time in Andersonville Prison, where he died of Ana on 8/8/64.  He is buried in the National Cemetery at Andersonville in grave #5017.  His wife, Nancy Hicks Butler, applied for a widow’s pension in 1867.  In the 1883 pension list she was receiving $8 per month.  In the 1890 veterans’ list she lived near the Buena Vista Post Office in Carroll Co, TN.  Wiley Butler was the son of James and Susannah Spencer Butler of Buena Vista, TN.  MR #319

BUTLER, WILLIAM J or I , Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered in Huntingdon, TN on 8/21/62 at about 32.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of Ictus Solus on 8/20/64.  He is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in grave #9250.  He married Susan Crow Butler in 1850.  A minor child applied for a pension,  in 1869.   Thomas E Butler, the father of William Butler, was named guardian.  MR #320


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