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Copyright©2011-12  by Peggy Scott Holley
Revised 7/16/2012

CLARK, JAMES (K), Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62, the same places and times as Nelson Clark.  He was AWOL from 2/17/63 until May of 63 but returned in time to desert from La Grange, TN on 6/6/63.  He was one of the 100 or more members of the detachment of the 7th Tennessee stationed at forts along the TN/MS border who went AWOL in June 1863.  There is no record of a return to duty.  MR #391

CLARK, JOHN, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 11/14/62 at age 26.  He was of a fair complexion, brown eyes, light hair, born in Carroll Co, TN, a farmer.  His muster roll says he was exchanged, probably from Camp Chase, OH, but not returned to duty.  MR #392

CLARK, GILBERT.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1890 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

CLARK, NELSON C, Companies E & C, private, enlisted by Captain Parsons in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered on 8/11/62 at Humboldt, TN, same as James Clark above.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Clark was 24 years old, married to Elizabeth Frances Hammett (m 1861) and a resident of Buena Vista, TN.  He was captured at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62 and spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase, OH awaiting exchange.  His muster roll says “exchanged but not returned to duty.”  He did return, however, since he was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and spent time in Andersonville Prison.  Clark said later that he was vaccinated while in prison with what he believed was poisonous vaccine from which he contracted gangrene.  His muster roll says he had scrobutus.  He was exchanged through Savannah, GA on 11/18/64 and arrived at the hospital in Baltimore, MD on 11/27/64.  Transferred on the "Ginnie Hopkins" and placed in the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN, he was discharged on 6/13/65 or 7/1/65 due to disability.  After the war he resided in Maple Creek, TN, where he lived when he applied for an invalid pension on the basis of deterioration of his left arm between his elbow and shoulder .  In his pension application in 1874 he was 33 years old, 5’9” tall, fair complexion, black hair, and black eyes.  He died on 2/17/76.  Clark was a member of the Shiloh Baptist Church in Carroll Co, TN from 1860-1876.  His wife, Elizabeth F, applied for a widow’s pension in 1876.  She moved to Pink Hill, Grayson Co, TX.   MR #393

CLARK, RICHARD, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years at Columbus, KY on 8/21/64 at about 34 years of age.  He was born on 12/25/1830 in Lexington, TN but was a resident of Graves Co, KY in the 1860 census and McCracken Co, KY in 1862.  He had married Susan E Miller but she left him in 1862.  His 7th Tennessee muster rolls say he deserted on 8/25/64 at Columbus, KY.   Clark's pension papers, which were filed on his service in Co E, 15th KY Cavalry, indicate that he joined that regiment on 2/14/63, before joining the 7th Tennessee.  Clark was injured when his horse threw him (5/15/63) near Mayfield, KY while on a scout with the Kentucky regiment.  He was hospitalized at Paducah, KY for thigh and back injuries and discharged on 10/6/63.  He then joined the 7th Tennessee and deserted within four days.  Clark then joined Co D, 1st Regiment Capital Guards, Paducah Battalion on 10/3/64 and served until mustered out on 2/12/65 in Paducah, KY.  After the war he moved to Missouri where he married Peach Ann Calhoun in 1868.  Clark's pension described him as 5’10” tall, light complexion, sandy hair, blue eyes, and 145 lbs.  He died in Holcomb, Dunklin Co, MO on 4/4/1908 and is buried in the Cannon County (Free) Cemetery.  MR #394

CLARK, WILLIAM H(ENDERSON), Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Trenton, Gibson Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered on 9/24/62 at age 22.  He was 5’8 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Captured in the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he was paroled on 12/21/62.  He spent time at parole camp in Benton Barracks, MO and at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  Exchanged, Clark mustered out at the end of his one year enlistment at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  On 11/30/63 he re-enlisted as a private in Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry at age 23.  His description in this unit says he was 5'7" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes black hair and a farmer.   Clark caught a cold in his lungs from which he said he never recovered while serving in this unit.  "In arrest' at Gallatin, TN on 12/29/1864, he was nevertheless discharged on 1/19/65 at same place.   In 1971, he married Evelena Roxanna Neely.  Clark applied for an invalid pension in 1888.  A resident of Carroll Co, TN when he joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887, he died of consumption on 6/5/1888.  He is buried in the Morgan Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN and has a military marker. His widow, Evalenar Neely Clark, died 1/27/1890 of diabetes.   Four minor children were left orphans.  They applied for a pension with Edgar Morgan as guardian.  MR #395

CLEARY, WILLIAM, Co C, 2nd lieutenant, a native of Illinois, enlisted at Union City, TN on 12/16/63 in the 13th/14th TN Cavalry USA at about 19 years old.  He was only detached to the 7th for a short time after much of his unit was killed at Fort Pillow, TN in April 1864.  He wrote a report for General Brayman and for the Congressional investigation into the "massacre" of northern and black troops by General Forrest at Fort Pillow.  Cleary commanded Co A of the 13th/14th on 10/31/64.  Cleary, and his fellow 13th/14th survivors, eventually became part of Co E, 6th TN Cavalry US.   After the war Cleary became a cadet in the Military Academy at West Point but died before the completion of his course.  MR #397

CLEAVER, ALBERT E, Co B, private, enlisted by Captain Martin for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 26.  He was 5’11” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He was married to Charlotte Barnhart (m 1856), was a resident of Marlborough, Carroll Co, TN in 1860, and had three children six and under.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Cleaver spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through North East Ferry, NC on 2/22-28 and Wilmington NC on 3/1/65, he was taken to the hospital #2 in Annapolis, MD where he died on 3/21/1865 of chronic diarrhea and pleurisy.  Cleaver was buried in Ashgrove Cemetery at Annapolis, MD official section A-125, #352.  His widow, Charlotte Cleaver, was living at Dongola, TN at the time of his death.  She applied for a widow’s pension in 1867.  In 1890 she lived near the post office of Hollow Rock, TN.  Private Cleaver’s brother, Calvin C Cleaver, was in Co M, 6th TN Cavalry, USA.  William Clever of Company I may also be his brother.  They appear to have been the sons of George and Claricy J Cleaver of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #398

CLEMENTS (CLEMONS), STEPHEN (NEWTON), Companies D & I, private, enlisted in Paris, TN on 1/14/64 at about age 19 (b. 12/31/42).  In 1860 he was a resident of Benton Co, TN.   Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Clements was exchanged through Jacksonville FL on 4/28/65 and was taken to Maryland then to Camp Chase, OH.  He transferred to Co I on 6/29/64 and was discharged on 6/24/65, undoubtedly due to debility from his prison experience.  He married Easter Ann McDaniels and later joined the Masons. Clements was living near the Big Sandy Post Office in Benton Co, TN in the 1890 veterans’ census and complained of rheumatism and kidney trouble, contracted while in Andersonville Prison.  He died at Big Sandy on 5/25/1915 and is buried in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Benton Co, TN.  He appears to be the son of Aaron and Christina Buchanan Clements.  MR #399

CLEVER (CLEAVER), WILLIAM, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he ended up in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of dysentery on 10/6/64.  He was buried in grave #10406 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  He might have been the son George and Elizabeth Cleaver of Carroll Co, TN (1850 census) and brother to Albert E Cleaver.  MR #401

COFFMAN, SAMUEL (M), Co A, private, enlisted in La Grange, TN on 5/18/63 and mustered on 7/1/63 at age 18.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Coffman was exchanged through Charleston, SC on 12/14/64.  He became very sick at Metropolis, IL, near where the regiment was stationed in 1865 and where many West Tennessee refugees were living.  Dr. McCall, a refugee from Carroll Co, TN wrote a letter stating that Coffman was too ill to report for further duty.  Coffman was discharged officially with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  He married Sarah Tabitha Milam and lived in the old 8th district of Henderson Co, TN where his family lived in the 1850 census.  He applied for an invalid pension in the late 1800s.  He died on 9/29/1913 at age 68 and is buried in the Coffman Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  The Lexington “Progress” printed his obituary on 10/17/1913 and mentioned his service in the 7th Tennessee.  His wife applied for a widow’s pension.  MR #402

COFFREY (CAFFREY), JAMES, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years on 7/1/63.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He might have been captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  It is not known why he was in prison in an officer's prison in Macon, GA instead of in Andersonville.  Coffrey escaped from Macon on 4/20/65 and reported to Union lines on the same day.  He was sent to Hilton's Head, SC and departed on the steamer “Star of the South” to “Soldiers Rest” in Washington DC, then on to Camp Parole MD on 6/2/65.  From there he continued to Camp Chase in Ohio on 6/8/65 and mustered out on 7/7/65.  Caffrey applied for an invalid pension in 1887 and he died on 3/25/1921 in Arkansas.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1921.  MR #403

COLE, GEORGE W (M), Co C, sergeant/private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 24.  He was 6’ tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Tennessee.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Cole spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of scrobutus on either 9/30/64 or 10/1/64.  He was buried in grave #10137 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Mary A Cole applied for a mother’s pension on his record in 1891.  There is a marriage for John Cole and Mary A Bivins in Carroll Co, TN in 1856.  If this is Cole's family, Mary A Cole would have been his stepmother.  MR #404

COLE, NEWTON J, JAMES N, OR JASPER N.  (These names are all in one file and might be the same man ).  Newton J or James N, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/10/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/10/62 at age 17.  He was a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  He deserted on 8/25/63 and was thought to have gone to Carroll Co, TN.  Jasper N Cole, Companies B & A, enlisted in Benton Co on 8/17/62 and mustered for 3 years on 9/30/62.  He was 6’3”, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair. Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Jasper Cole spent time in Andersonville Prison.  He was a patient at Annapolis, MD by 12/23/64 and was sent on to Camp Chase, OH by 1/25/65.  A resident of Carroll Co in 1860 census, he was the son of John J Cole.  He married Catherine A Pruett in 1865 in Carroll Co, TN and Mary S Foust in Henry Co, TN in 1867.  Jasper N Cole died on 6/5/76.  He and Mary are buried in the Carter Cemetery in Henry Co, TN.  There is a minor's pension application, #305,148, for Perry J. L. Cole.  MR # 405

COLLINS, FRANK, Co C, private, enlisted by Major Bradford for 3 years at Union City, TN on 12/9/63 and mustered on 12/14/63 at age 23.  He was 5’8 ½” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a sailor, born in Penobscot, ME.  He was due a bounty for enlistment.  At some point he was captured but later returned to duty.  Collins 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. MR # 406

COLLINS, JAMES F, Co B, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Helmer for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 3/2/65 and mustered on 3/9/65 at age 24.  At the time of his enlistment he was a refugee resident living in Granville, IL.  His enlistment was credited in Louisville, in the 5th Congressional District of Jefferson Co, KY.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Bradley Co, TN.  Collins deserted on 4/1/65 after being in the service less than a month.  MR #407

COLLINS, RICHARD, Co K, private, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years in Memphis, TN on 11/21/63 at age 25.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a mechanic, born in Phila (sic).  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Collins ended up in Andersonville Prison where he died on 8/16/64 of maris mus.  He was buried in grave #5829.  His wife might have been Rebecca Collins who is listed in the 1883 pension list as a housewife in Howesville, Decatur Co, TN receiving $8 per month.  MR #408

COOK, LYCURGUS (LAWRENCE) D, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year at Trenton, TN on 11/1/62 at age 26 (born 8/9/36).  He was captured at either Lexington or Trenton, TN in late December 1862 and paroled.  He was listed as having deserted on the way to parole camp on 2/2/63 but appears to have arrived at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH on 2/6/63.  Cook mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/26/63 at the end of his one year enlistment.  He married Francis E McKinney in 1865.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1908 and died on 4/29/21.  He is buried in Fergerson's Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN without a military marker.  MR # 409

COOLEY, JOSHUA J, private, Co L (There was no Co L in the 7th Tennessee, might be I.)  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64,  he ended up in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of anasarca on 9/18/64.  He was buried in grave #9208.  His wife, Jane Cooley, applied for a widow’s pension in 1865.  Minor children, Mexico J, et al, applied later.  MR #409 (again)

COOPER, ELBERT Y, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/63 and mustered on 8/27/63 at Humboldt.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Cooper was hospitalized at Jefferson Barracks, MO in May and June 1864 so he was not captured at Union City, TN with the regiment in March, 1864.  He may also have been hospitalized at Paducah, KY.  He mustered out with the regiment on 8/9/65 at Nashville.  Cooper was the son of Joseph and Delila Cooper of Carroll Co, TN and the brother of George W Cooper, also of Co B.  He is buried in Hollow Rock Cemetery with a military marker but no dates.  Joseph Cooper applied for and received a dependent father pension on one of the sons’ records.  MR #410

COOPER, GEORGE W, SR, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured at Rogersville on 11/6/63, Cooper was taken to Richmond, VA where he was hospitalized 3/10/64.  He may have been moved with the Richmond prisoners to Andersonville in Georgia.  He died in the Carnel House (hospital) at Andersonville Prison on either 3/31/64 or 5/4/64 (both in muster roll records) of either chronic bronchitis or acute diarrhea.  The New York Times gave his death date as 5/4/1864.  Cooper was buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in either grave #4789 or in #2858 (both in records).  MR #411

COOPER, GEORGE W, JR, Co B, private, enlisted on 8/10/63 in Carroll Co, TN and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/64 at age 21.  He was 5’8 ¾” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He must have been captured and paroled at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN since he died in parole camp at Camp Chase, OH on 8/13/63 of typhoid fever.  Cooper was the son of Joseph and Delila Cooper of Carroll Co and the brother of Elbert Y Cooper.  Joseph Cooper applied for and received a dependent father pension on one of the sons’ records, #266,754 or #266,784.  MR #412

COPELAND, SIMPSON, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 6/2/64 but lasted barely a month.  He deserted on 7/2/64 at Columbus, KY.  MR #413

COTTRILL, GEORGE W, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered on 9/5/62 at age 25.  He was a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860 and had been married to Eliza Hayes since 1859.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64,  he ended up in Andersonville Prison where he died on 9/5/64 of dysentery.  Cottrill was buried in grave #7880 at the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His wife, Eliza (niece of Capt Asa Hayes), applied for a pension in 1870.  Cottrill seems to have been the son of Collins and Mary Rains Cottrill.  MR #417

COWELL, JAMES F, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year at Trenton, TN on 1/15/63 and mustered at Trenton on 1/24/63 at age 19.  Trenton, however, was under Confederate control in January, 1863 so his enlistment there is unlikely.  Cowell enlisted in Co G, 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry, USA as a private, at age 20 on 11/27/63.  MR #419

COX, JOHN H (W), Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/25/63 at age 19.  He went AWOL from Grand Junction, TN on 7/1/63.  MR #420

COX, NEWTON, Co B, 2nd Lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at about 27 years old.  He was a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  Confederate supporter, Williamson Younger, wrote in his diary that Cox and his men threatened to burn his home.  Cox was AWOL by 9/13/63, and missing by 10/31/63.  He returned in time to play a part in the battle of Lexington, TN in December 1862 but was blamed by Colonel Ingersol for failing to destroy a bridge.  At some point Cox deserted his command again and was dismissed on 7/14/64.  The son of James E and Elizabeth Green Cox, he married Rosella Lowry, sister to Jesse Lowry of Co B, in 1860.  After the war he moved to Illinois along with some of the Carroll Co, TN Lowrys.  MR #421

COX, THOMAS, Companies K & C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Allender at Saulsbury, TN on 8/4/63 at age 21.  He was 5’11” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Hardeman Co, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, since he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Paroled through Savannah, GA on 11/19/64, Cox was sent to Annapolis then Baltimore, MD on 11/27/64.  In the 1890 veterans census he was living near the Somerville, TN Post Office.  He died in Atlanta, TX on 10/9/1917.   MR #422

COX, WILLIAM D(AVID), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at about 34 years of age.  He furnished his own horse and equipment. Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Cox spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and later in the prison at Florence, SC.  He is mentioned in the Huffman Memoir as being there along with Jessie Lowry.   Cox died at Florence, SC on 2/12/65 of pneumonia.  He and his wife, Lydia Ann Rogers, (m. 1850) lived in Carroll Co, TN next door to Newton Cox of Co B in the 1860 census.  Lydia Cox, who lived 9 miles northeast of Huntingdon, TN applied for a widow’s pension in 1867.  A minor's pension also exists.  MR #423

CRACKEN (McCRACKEN), JOSEPH (M), Co I.  See McCracken, Joseph.  MR #424

CRAIG, GEORGE W, Co C, 1st sergeant, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Paducah, KY on 8/19/63 at age 28.  He was 6’1 ½” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a carpenter, born in Lauderdale, AL.  The only information in muster roll says that he was absent in the hospital in June 1864.  This would indicate that he was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  His application for a pension indicates that he was originally in Co A 13th/14th TN Cavalry and was only in the 7th Tennessee for a short time.  MR #425

CRAIN (CRANE), LOUIS (LINVILLE) L(EE), Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray for 1 year and mustered on 1/12/65 at Paducah, KY at age 21.  At the time of his enlistment Crane was a resident of Magnolia, IL.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, a farmer, born in Wilkes Co, NC.  He was in the post hospital and died in Paducah, KY on 5/21/65.  He was buried in the National Cemetery in Mound City, IL in grave H-4767.  MR #426

CRANFORD, GEORGE W, Co B, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Helmer for 3 years at Paducah, KY on 9/20/64 at age 19/29 (both given in record).  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Obion Co, TN.  He went AWOL from Paducah three months later on 12/19/64.  MR #427

CRANFORD, MARTIN V, Co B, private/teamster, enlisted at either Columbus or Paducah, KY on 9/5/64 at age 21.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Obion Co, TN.  He was post teamster at Paducah but went AWOL on 1/21/65.  MR #428 

CREACY, STEPHEN P, Co K, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Wallace for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/25/63 at age 19.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Decatur Co, TN.  Creacy was sent off to recruit in June 1863.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he somehow ended up in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of Anasarca on 9/8/64.  He was buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in grave #8219.  MR #429

CRENSHAW, WILLIAM, Co C, private, enlisted at Paducah, KY on 3/1/65 at age 20.  He had a fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Gallatin Co, IL.  The surgeon who examined him was Dr. Arbuckle.  He mustered out with the regiment in August 1865 at Nashville, TN.  MR #430

CREWS, JOHN, Co B.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1903 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

CREWS, WILLIAM, Co B, might have been captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 since he ended up in Andersonville Prison where he died of acute diarrhea on 8/20/64.  There is no evidence that he ever mustered in the 7th Tennessee and nothing else is in his muster rolls.  He might be the W W Crews in Weakley Co, TN.  MR #431

CRISWELL, DAVID, Co B, enlisted for 3 years by Lieutenant Morgan on 10/1/64 in Paducah, KY and mustered the same day at age 18.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Graves Co, KY.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He worked as the company cook.  He seems not to have been captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and therefore missed being taken to Andersonville Prison. He mustered out with the regiment on 8/7/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1882 while living in Kentucky and died in March of 1917.  MR #432

CRUISE, E(LISHA) (T), Co I, private, might have been captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 since he ended up in Andersonville Prison where he died of chronic diarrhea on 9/2/64.  There is no evidence that he ever mustered in the 7th Tennessee Cavalry and nothing else is in his muster rolls.  A widow applied for a pension on the service of Elisha T Crews but it was denied.  MR #433

CUNNINGHAM, ELIJAH, Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray on 4/10/65 and mustered the same day at Paducah, KY at age 20.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN on 8/12/45.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was made regimental teamster on 7/8/65 by special order #321.  He was likely discharged with the regiment on 8/9/65.  The son of Samuel Hawkins and Mary Edith Throckmorton Cunningham, he first moved to Posey Co, Indiana after the war and married Lucinda Henretta Wallace in 1867.  He applied for an invalid pension in Illinois in 1890 and died at Enfield, IL on 2/27/1916.  Cunningham is buried in Enfield Cemetery in White Co, IL.  His widow, Mary F Cunningham, applied for a pension in 1916 while still living in Illinois.  MR #434

CUNNINGHAM, WILLIS (WILLIAM) H, Co A, sergeant/private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 and mustered there on 8/28/62 at age forty something (unreadable).  He was in the battle of Lexington, TN and was captured and paroled at Pleasant Exchange, Henderson Co, TN while in retreat on 12/21/62.  He made his way to Benton Barracks, MO where parolees were to meet but became ill with measles and pneumonia and died in St. Louis, MO on 2/21/63, most likely in Jefferson Barracks Hospital.  He was buried in grave #48-146 at the hospital but was moved to the National Cemetery in St. Louis, disinterment number #4,085.  His stone says 2nd Tennessee Cavalry.  His widow, Elizabeth, filed for a pension in 1866 while living in Henderson Co, TN.  His father was Ransom Cunningham of Henderson Co.  MR #435

CURTIS, CHARLES F, Co G, enlisted for 1 year by Captain Belew in Trenton, TN on 8/1/62 at age 29.  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, a farmer, born in Virginia.  He was captured by Forrest's troops in December 1862 and spent time in parole camp in Columbus, OH. (Camp Chase)  He became ill in parole camp even before his one year enlistment ended.  He was diagnosed with phthisis pulmonalia, dislocation of the elbow and should joint (left arm) and had no use of that arm.  He was discharged at Camp Chase, OH on 3/12/63 due to disability of lungs.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1881.  In 1890 Curtis lived near the Stokes Post Office in Dyer Co, TN and complained of heart disease.  He is thought to have moved to Missouri and then to Texas.  He died on 11/24/1910.  His widow, Martha J Lowe, applied for a pension in 1911.  MR #437

CUTMOORE (COTTMORE), CHARLES H, Co C, pvt, enlisted by Lieutenant Neely for 1 year in Columbus, KY on 1/1/65 at age 16 or 18.  He was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Tishomingo Co, Mississippi.  There is a note about his being a clerk in Chicago.  At the time of his enlistment he was living in Magnolia, IL.  He was discharged with the regiment on 8/9/65.  MR #439

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