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Updated 7/10/2012

EASTWOOD, WILEY, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 30.  He furnished his own horse (worth $105) and equipment.  Eastwood was a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860, married to Elizabeth Ann Dunn who had brothers in the 7th Tennessee.  He was AWOL on 2/11/63 and on 5/10/63.  He was also one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He left on 6/20/63 from Grand Junction, TN.  There is no more information in the muster rolls. The 1889 pension application for his minor son, James M Eastwood,  says Wily Eastwood was killed by guerillas.  The pension, however, was denied.  MR #540

EDMONSON, JAMES, Co K, private, enlisted for 3years in Gibson Co, TN on 5/1/63 at age 26.  He was 5’9 ½”tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, born in Gibson Co, TN, a farmer.  He was AWOL 4/15-6/30 at Grand Junction, TN and has no discharge date in his records.  MR #544

EDWARDS, (FELIX) JEFFERSON, Co D, private, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 28.  He was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in McCracken Co, KY, but a farm laborer in Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  He was discharged at Saulsbury, TN at the end of his one year enlistment on 10/25/63.  Edwards married Rebecca Jane Rogers in 1866 and lived in the Maple Creek area of Carroll Co, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1879 and died on 2/11/1881.  Edwards is buried in the Edwards Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker on his grave.  The widow, Rebecca Edwards, applied for a pension in 1890 and listed Buena Vista, TN as her nearest post office in the 1890 veterans' census.  MR #545

EDWARDS, JOHN (T), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Columbus, KY on 8/5/64 at age 22.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Union, KY, a farmer.  Edwards was discharged at Nashville, TN when the regiment disbanded.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880. In the 1890 veterans' census he was living in Metropolis, IL. He died in June 1914 in Metropolis, IL.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1914.  Edwards seems to have also served in Co D, 15th Kentucky Cavalry.  MR #546

EDWARDS, LINT B, Co C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Neely for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 4/1/65 at age 16 or 18.  He was 5’6 ½” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, born in McCracken Co, KY.  He was AWOL within a month of enlisting.  MR #547

EDWARDS, MILES B, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years at Buena Vista, TN on 9/23/63 and mustered at Union City TN on 12/15/63 at about 33 years old.  In less than six months he was ill with dropsy and was given a medical discharge on 3/10/64.  A resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860, he was a tenant farmer, married to Neely A. Stokes.  Edwards applied for an invalid pension in 1873.  His wife filed for a widow's pension while living in Missouri.  MR #548

EDWARDS, NATHANIEL JAMES, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN by Captain Martin on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 23 (b. 7/1/1841).  He was 5’10 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment for two months.  Edwards was in the hospital at Jefferson Barracks, MO in June and July, 1864 which means he was not captured at Union City, TN with the regiment in March, 1864.  He was discharged when the regiment disbanded in Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Edwards married Mary Francis Spellings in 1865.  He applied for an invalid pension.  The 1890 he lived in Hollow Rock, TN.  In the veterans’ census of 1890 Edwards said he had bronchitis for 25 years which he contracted in the military.  He died at Hollow Rock, TN on 2/21/1913 and is buried in Pisgah Cemetery near Bruceton in Carroll Co, TN.  His wife applied for a widow's pension.  The son of Nathaniel and Alcy Edwards, his brother, William A. Edwards, was also in Co I of the 7th Tennessee.  MR #549

EDWARDS, W(ILLIAM) A, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista, TN on 9/25/63 and mustered on 12/15/63 at about 29 years of age (born 3/21/33).  Edwards died at Union City, TN on 2/13/64.  There is no known battle on that day so his death was most likely from disease.  A minor applied for a pension in 1870 and it was granted.  William A Edward's parents were Nathaniel and Alcy Edwards.  His brother, Nathaniel James Edwards was also in Co I.  MR #550

EDWARDS, WILLIAM R, Co B, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Helmer for 3 years and mustered at Paducah, KY on 11/8/64 at age 18.  Edwards was a refugee resident of Brimfield, IL at the time of his enlistment.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Perry Co, TN.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  MR #551

ELINOR (ELLINOR), B(ENJAMIN) F, Co I, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista on 9/26/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about 23 years old.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was appointed a sergeant on 10/15/63.  There is no discharge date in his muster rolls.  Married to Nancy C King in 1860, they were residents of Carroll Co, TN.  Elinor may have died during the war since a minor applied for a pension in 1866.  Elinor’s parents were Fredrick and Mary Ann Moore Elinor.  His mother applied for a dependent parent pension in 1889.  His brother, Robert Newton Elinor, was also in Co I.  MR #552

ELINOR, ROBERT (NEWTON), Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista on 9/25/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about 20 or 21 years old (born 12/24/43).  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  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.  From there he was taken to prison in Millen, GA.  Exchanged through Savannah and Charleston, SC in November and December 1864, he was transported to the hospital in Annapolis, Maryland where he died of chronic diarrhea on 2/13/65.  Elinor was buried in Ashgrove Cemetery in Annapolis, MD in grave #333.  MR #553

ELKINS, A(ARON) E, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 8/23/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/24/62 at about age 42 (born in NC).  He was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN.  There is little information in his muster roll.  He, and his wife Sarah O’Neal Elkins, were residents of Benton Co, TN in 1860 but moved to Carroll Co, TN by 1870.  MR #556

ELLIS, JOHN E or C, Co E, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 7/4/62 and mustered at Humboldt on 10/1/62 at age 22.  He was 5’10 ¼” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Captured and paroled after the battle of Trenton, TN, Ellis was appointed a corporal on 1/25/64.  There is nothing else in his muster rolls.  In 1850 he lived in Carroll Co, TN with Jeremiah T Rust.  MR #557

ENLOE, THOMAS E, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at about 17 years old.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment and furnished his own horse and equipment from 2/29/64-6/30/64.  He was not captured at Union City, TN with the regiment in March 1864.  From November of 1864 through June 1865 Enloe served as the company clerk.  He married Rebecca A Spellings in 1865.  Enloe had moved to Arkansas by 1873 when he applied to the 3rd session of the 42nd Congress for settlement of a claim and received $110.00 compensation.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1907.  In the 2nd session of the US 62nd Congress in 1912 his pension rate was increased to $30.00 per month.  Enloe died in Nashville, TN on 5/26/1914.   Rebecca Enloe applied for a pension on 6/18/1914.  Thomas Enloe was the son of Benjamin (b Vermont) and Nancy Blair (b Virginia) Enloe.  MR #558

ESSARY, MONTGOMERY, Co I, mentioned only in a deserters list for April 1863.  He has no muster rolls.

ESSARY (EZRA), NATHAN C(ROSBY), Companies H & I, private, enlisted for one year in Co H on 9/24/62 in Lexington, TN,  mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at about age 40 (born 1822).  He and his wife, Hannah Jane Ingram Essary, were residents of Henderson Co, TN in 1860.  His muster roll says that at various time he was AWOL or home sick.  The deserters list says he was absent in April 1863 but was at Camp Chase, OH in July and August of that year.  Essary was also one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  There is no record of discharge in the muster rolls.  Essary was born in Kingston, Roane County, TN to John Henry and Sophia Hawkins Essary and died on 7/13/1915 in Henderson Co, TN.  He is buried in Union Cemetery in Henderson Co.  MR #562

ESSARY (EZRA), THOMAS D, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year at Trenton, TN on 9/15/62 and mustered at Trenton on 9/24/62 at age 30.  He was AWOL in April 1863.  He returned, however, and was discharged in Saulsbury, TN at the end of his one year enlistment on 10/25/63.  He might be the T D L “Esray” who died while a member of Shiloh Church in Carroll Co, TN in 1874.  His widow applied for a pension in December 1887.  MR #563

ESSARY, JOHN F, Co A, private, enlisted by Major Smith at Lexington, TN on 8/9/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 8/18/62, at age 18 or 19.  He was 5’5 ½” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  There is no more information in his muster roll.  MR #567

ESSARY (EZRA), GEORGE W(ASHINGTON), Co H, corporal, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at about 29 years of age (born 5/9/33).  A resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860, he was able to furnish his own horse and equipment.  Essary was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He left Grand Junction, TN on 6/21/63 and was captured at Mt Pinson, TN or Decatur Co, TN.  Sent to prison in Richmond, VA, he was paroled through Camp Parole, VA on 7/14/63.  Presumed captured again, this time 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 was discharged at Camp Chase, OH on 6/26/65.  Essary applied for an invalid pension in 1879.  He died on 6/13/1901 and is buried in the Judson Community Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His widow Martha applied for a pension in August 1901.  MR #568

EUBANKS, EDWARD C, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 22.  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He apparently returned to duty because he was able to remove the AWOL from his record on 3/17/1887.  In 1889 Edwards joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #81.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living near the Law Post Office in Henderson Co, TN.  He complained about a dislocated back and hip in the 1890 veterans’ census.  His pension papers say he died on 1/16/1920 in Milan, TN.  His widow applied for a pension in 1920.  MR #575

EVANS, DRURY (ANDREW), Co C, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at about 34 years of age.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  His record says he was captured by rebel guerrillas at Jacks Creek, TN on 6/20/63 while reportedly visiting his home on a scouting trip.  He most likely was imprisoned in Richmond, VA for a short time before exchange as were others captured that day and place.   He was killed in his own home on 3/6/64.  Evans is buried in the Evans Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN and has a military marker.  He was the son of Thomas and Louisa Evans and the husband of Lucinda Vandergriff Evans.  She applied for a pension in 1868.  Minors Isaac L Evans, et al applied in 1880.  MR #?

EVANS, JAMES M, Co M, private, enlisted for 3 years in Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 at age 24.  He is presumed to have been captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 5/8/64 of pneumonia.  Evans was buried in grave #970 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His widow applied for a pension in 1866 and their is also a minor's pension application.  MR #579

EVANS, JAMES F, Co F, private, enlisted by Captain Hawkins for 1 year at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered the same day at age 21 (born 12/2/40).  He was 5’10 ¼” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He served his one year and was discharged at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He received an invalid pension.  He had been married to Martha M Evans for 44 years in 1910.  Evans died on 6/14/1912 and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  He was the son of Benjamin F and Eliza K Porter Evans.  MR #580

EVANS, WILEY (D), Co C, corporal/ sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 32.  He furnished his own horse and equipment from enlistment to 4/30/63.  Captured in connection with either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in late December 1862, he was AWOL from Camp Chase, OH parole camp on 6/20/63 but returned to duty at some point.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Evan was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died in prison quarters on 5/3/64 of pneumonia and was buried in grave #848 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Evans’ widow was Sarah Johnson Evans , whom he had married in 1851.  She applied for a widow's pension in 1869.  In  the 1890 veterans' census she lived in the 15th district of Henderson Co, TN.  Evans’ estate received $117.00 from the government in 1880.  Sarah Evan's brother was Charles James Johnson of Company A.  MR #581

EVANS, ELIAS C, Co A, private, enlisted by Captain Smith for 3 years service at Lexington, TN on 8/1/62 and mustered at Jackson on 8/18/62 at age 30.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Evans was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He left Grand Junction, TN on 6/20/63 and was captured by the 10th Tennessee Cavalry CSA at Mt. Pinson, TN on 6/20/63. Arriving at Richmond, VA on 7/9/63, he was paroled very quickly on 7/14/63.  Sent to Camp Chase, OH, he was diagnosed with dysentery on 7/24/63.  He returned to active duty, however, and is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died in Charleston, SC on 11/20/64 while awaiting exchange.  His wife, Mary Adaline Holbrook, whom he married in 1854, applied for a widow's pension in 1866.  J W Lunsford was appointed guardian of a minor child.  MR #578

EVERETT, JAMES K(INCHEN), Companies F, A & I, enlisted for 1 year by Lieutenant Roberson as a corporal in Co F in Carroll Co, TN on 8/12/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/4/62 at age 21.  He was 5’8 ½” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN, age 23.  He apparently served out his one year enlistment and re-enlisted in Co A as a private at Paducah, KY on 9/10/64 at age 23.  This time his descriptive list says he was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, and dark hair.  Transferring to Co I on 2/17/65, he was appointed 1st duty sergeant two days later.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Everett appears to be the son of Blake B and Nancy R Balthrope Everett.  He married Margaret E Morgan, sister to Benjamin F Morgan of Co F, in 1867 but died on 10/9/1868.  She applied for a pension on his service in May 1911 under the name Margaret E Cannon.  MR #583-584

EVERETT, WILLIAM H, Companies F, A & I, enlisted by Lieutenant Roberson for 1 year as a private in Co F in Carroll Co, TN on 8/3/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 20.  He was 6’ ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Sumner Co, TN.  He served out his one year enlistment and was discharged at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Everett re-enlisted in Co A as a private at Paducah, KY on 9/10/64 and mustered at Paducah on 10/10/64 at age 22.  Transferring to Co I on 2/17/65, he was appointed sergeant two days later.  He died in the Paducah hospital on 6/28/65 of unknown cause.  Everett appears to be the son of Archibald and Martha J Everett of Carroll Co, TN.  He is buried in the Everett Cemetery with a military marker but no dates.  MR #585-586

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