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Updated 7/12/2012


GABBARD, WILLIAM T, Co C.  This man died on 1/18/1891 in Decatur Co, TN.  His widow applied for a pension in 1912 but it was denied.  Gabbard has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

GAITLEY (GATELY), ISAAC, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Beatty at Saulsbury, TN on 8/4/63 at age 25.  He was 6’1” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Hardeman Co, TN.  He died of variola (smallpox) in Paducah, KY on 4/25/64 and was buried in the National Cemetery at Mound City, IL in grave D-4087.  MR #629

GAITLEY (GATLEY), WILLIAM, Co K, private, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years in Memphis, TN on 11/21/63 at age 29.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, a farmer, born in Montgomery Co, NC.  Gately went AWOL at Huntingdon, TN on 1/1/64 less than two months after enlistment.  He applied for an invalid pension on 11/14/1881 but it was denied.   In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived in Chester Co, TN and reported his service as 8/6/63-1/31/64.  He also has muster rolls (MR #649) under the name William Gateley.  MR #630

GAMBLE, JAMES, Co M, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 7/1/63 and mustered at Union City, TN at age 18.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Weakley Co, TN.  Gamble died of erysipelas (St. Anthony’s Fire)  in the regimental hospital at Union City, TN on 3/25/64, one day after the regiment was captured there.  This must mean he was so sick he could not be forced to march.  MR #635

GAMBLE (GAMMILL), MOSES, Co M, 2nd sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Adamsville, TN, at about age 42.  His GAR record says he was wounded at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  Gammill spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and was exchanged on 4/28/65 through Jacksonville, FL.  Taken to Camp Chase, OH,  he received early discharge due to prison debility.  Joining the Farragut Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #6 in Savannah, TN on 8/8/83, Gammill gave his birthplace as Lewisburg, TN, his residence as Cerro Gordo, TN, his occupation as farmer and his age as 66.  He died on 3/7/1885 at Savannah, TN and was buried in the Bethel Cemetery in Hardin Co, TN.  MR #636

GAMBLIN, JOSHUA M, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 4/16/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 18.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Graves Co, KY.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Gamblin was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65.  In 1889 he applied for an invalid pension while living in Missouri.  MR #637

GARDNER, SAMUEL G (ECKELS or EZEKELE), Co I, private, enlisted for 1 year and mustered in Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 at age 18.  At the time of his enlistment Gardner was a refugee resident of Snachwine, IL.  He was 5’8”, dark complexion, dark eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN, and a resident of Carroll Co in 1860.  He was AWOL at some point and has no discharge date. Gardner was the son of Moses and Rachel Gardner and brother to William R Gardner of Co F.  Rachel Gardner applied for a mother's pension.  MR #639

GARDNER, WILLIAM R F, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 18 (born 8/30/44).  He had the consent of his parents, Moses and Rachel Gardner. 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 6/19/63.  He returned, however, in time to muster out at the end of his one year enlistment at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Gardner married Catherine S Porter on 12/2/66.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1910 while living near the Winkler Post Office in Texas and died in Lindale, TX on 5/18/1918.  He is buried in the Hopewell Cemetery in Smith Co, Texas.  MR #640

GARISON, (GARRISON), ELBERT (W), Co E, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at about 20 years old.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Garrison spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and died there on 10/10/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He was the son of Pleasant C and Mary Butler Garrison and was a resident of Benton Co, TN in 1860.  MR #641

GARNER, FRANKLIN C (A), Co H, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62.  He went AWOL while on parole at Camp Chase, OH.  No further information in this muster roll.  He appears to be the same person as Frank Garner (below).  A pension application indicates that he may be the same person as Edmund L Payne, Co E, 133rd OH Infantry.   No MR #

GARNER, F. A, Co A, pvt, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Derryberry in Henderson Co, TN on 10/15/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 11/9/62 at age 19/21.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in  Andersonville Prison in Georgia and was exchanged through Lake City, FL on 4/22/65.  He may be the same person as Franklin A and Frank Garner.  No MR # 

GARNER, FRANK, Co I, pvt, was arrested on 2/8/64 in Franklin Co, OH.  He said he never enlisted.  There is no further information in his muster rolls.  He may be the same man as Franklin C Garner of Co H.  No MR #

GARNER, ISAAC M, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age twenty-something.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, born in Henderson Co, TN, a farmer.  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 where he died on 9/18/64.  He was the son of Cullen and Rachel Garner and probably a brother to James W Garner, also of Co A.  MR #643

GARNER, JAMES W, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years at Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 18.  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.  Garner died there on 9/19/64 of scrobutus (scurvy) and a gunshot wound.  He was buried in grave #9238 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His mother applied for a pension on 8/16/1880.  It was on the service of "William J Garner."  He was most likely a son of Cullen and Rachel Garner and brother to Isaac Garner, also of Co A.  MR #644

GARNER, THOMAS W, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at about 20 years old.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Garner died of bilious pneumonia at home in Henderson Co, TN on either 2/5/63 or 11/24/62, both dates are in records.  Garner may have been the son of Simon and Elizabeth Garner in the 1850 census of Henderson Co, TN.  MR #645

GARRISON (GARISON), ELBERT, Co E, corporal, see Elbert Garison (MR #641).  This is a double entry.  MR #646

GASKINS, AMOS L, Companies B & C, private, enlisted by T. J. Gaskins (his brother) for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 10/10/64 at age 23.  He was 5’11 ¾” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Madison Co, TN.  He had, however, already enlisted for 3 years in the 13th/14th Tennessee Cavalry USA on 8/24/63 and before that in 8/27/62 he enlisted for 3 years in the 6th Tennessee Cavalry USA.  No record of what was done about his illegal multiple enlistments.  He was AWOL from the 7th Tennessee at Paducah, KY by 5/30/65.  In 1907, Gaskins applied for an invalid pension but it was rejected.  MR #647

GASKINS, THOMAS J, Co B, sergeant/private, enlisted for 3 years by L. D. Crockett at Paducah, KY on 1/4/64 at age 23/27.  He was 5’11 ¾” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Madison Co, TN.  He received a $300 bounty for re-enlistment from 6th Tennessee Cavalry.  Absent sick from November 64 through February 64, he also served as a nurse at some point.  Gaskins was demoted from sergeant to private on 5/29/65.  A letter in the regimental Day Book described him as “disobedient.”  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Gaskins died 8/25/1877 and is buried in the Tumbling Creek Baptist Cemetery in Weakley Co, TN.  His wife, Americus Jane Gunter Gaskins (m. 1857), applied for a widow’s pension in 1880 but it was denied.  MR #648

GATLIN (GATTLIN), WILLIAM, Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray and mustered at Paducah, KY on 1/6/65.  At the time of his enlistment Gatlin was a refugee resident of Snachwine, IL.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and living in or near Huntingdon, TN in 1860.  He died at the Paducah KY Post Hospital on 3/1/65, only two months after enlistment.  No reason is given.  His parents were Dawson and Mary Gatlin.  MR #649

GATELEY, WILLIAM, same man as William Gaitley, MR #630.  He has no muster roll number here.

GAUFY, EDWARD, Co I.  This man is only listed on the April 1863 deserters’ list.  No other records.

GEORGE, EZEKIEL, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 9/20/62 at age 38.  The only thing in his muster roll is  “received of Captain R H Hall a prisoner named E George supposed to be a deserter from the 2nd West Tennessee Cavalry."  George was a resident day laborer of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  He seems to have married Lydia Cain in Mississippi in 1844.  He was not enumerated with her in the 1870 Carroll Co, TN census but was back at home in the 1880.  MR #651

GIBSON, GREEN B, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 22 (born 9/23/39) and AWOL by 12/18/62.  He was on the deserters’ list in April 1863, and again on 5/10/63 at Grand Junction, TN.  The muster rolls have a note that says “charge denied.”  No discharge date is given.  Gibson lived in the 5th district of Henderson Co, TN during the 1890 veterans’ census.  He died on 4/23/1926 and is buried in the Lexington Cemetery, Henderson Co, TN.  MR #652

GILBERT, JACKSON J(OHN), Companies C & A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years on 2/6/63 and mustered on 10/26/63 (from Dyer’s Compendium) at age 21.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Gilbert spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November and December 1864, Gilbert was released on 12/14/64 and taken to Annapolis, MD where he received two month’s pay.  In February and March, 1865, he was on guard at the corral, presumably at Paducah, KY with the regiment.  He married Nancy Jane Renfral.  He applied for an invalid pension, #225,443, in 1876.   Gilbert died on 12/15/79 and is buried in the Derryberry Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His wife applied for a widow's pension, #445,675.   MR #653

GIBBS, JAMES, Co L.  The widow of this man applied for a pension in 1869 and it was granted so he must have been in good standing.  There is, however, no Co L and Gibbs has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

GILBERT, JESSE, Companies C & A, private, enlisted at Camp Chase, OH on 5/28/63.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He was sick in the hospital in March and April 1864.  There is nothing further in the muster rolls.  Gilbert applied for an invalid pension in 1891.  MR #654

GILBERT, J (F, T or B), Companies H & C, private.  Record says “a J. T. Gilbert of Co C was captured in Athens AL on 9/24/64.”  This most likely is someone else since the 7th Tennessee was never in Athens.  Gilbert ended up in one of the prisons in the southeast and was exchanged through Vicksburg, MS on 3/25/65, then taken to Camp Chase, OH.  There is no record of discharge.  In the 1890 veterans’ census Gilbert lived in Decaturville, TN and said he enlisted on 2/64 and was discharged on 8/65.  He also said he was a POW for 10 months.  This information fits better with his being captured with the regiment at Union City on 3/24/64 than it does at Athens on 9/24/64.  There are 7th Tennessee pension applications for a John Jackson Gilbert in 1876 which was granted and for a James F Gilbert in 1891, which was denied.  MR #655

GILBERT, MICHAEL D, Co A, private, enlisted on 3/1/64 at age 19.  This was just before the regiment was captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He would have spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Gilbert was never officially mustered, had received no pay, and was due a $300 bounty for enlistment when he was captured.  He was paroled through Vicksburg, MS on 3/30/65 and taken to Camp Chase, OH.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1881 and a minor applied at a later time but both were denied.   MR #656

GILBERT, THOMAS J(EFFERSON), Companies K & C, corporal, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Beatty in Henderson Co, TN on 5/1/63 at age 20/24/26 (born 6/11/38).  He was 5’1” tall, dark or fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN but a resident of Paducah, KY.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment. It was discovered that Gilbert was AWOL from Company F of the 46th Ohio Infantry from 4/16/63, a charge that was later removed.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Paroled at Savannah, GA on 11/20/64, he was taken to Annapolis, MD, then on to Jeffersonville, IN, where there was a large Union hospital.  Gilbert was sick with scrobutus (scurvy) from his prison experience and was discharged due to disability at Jeffersonville, IN on 6/21/65.  In 1889 he joined Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #65 while living in Scotts Hill, TN.  Gilbert died at Sardis, TN on 9/2/1915 and is buried in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His wife, Mary Ann Hart Gilbert, applied for a widow's pension in 1915.  MR #657

GILBERT, WILLIAM. Co C, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 30.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Gilbert appears to have been from Decatur Co, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 1/12/65 of scrobutus (scurvy).  In 1868 a “contest widow,” Charlotte Gilbreath, filed for a pension on his record.  In 1876, Fannie A Lyles Gilbert filed widow's pension.    In 1890 Fannie Gilbert lived near the Alberton, TN Post Office in Henderson Co, TN.  MR #658 

GILES, ENOCH J(EFFERSON), Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 9/20/62 and mustered on 10/20/62 at age 21/24.  He apparently was captured in late December 1862, paroled and sent to Benton Barracks in St. Louis, Missouri, where he died on 3/7/63 of pneumonia.  Giles is buried in the Carters’ Chapel Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  He has a military marker but it has no dates.  Giles was brother to Marques C Giles and the son of Jesse and Chloe Bogle Giles.  A claim on behalf of Chloe Giles was filed with the Southern Loyalist Claim Commission after the war asking reimbursement for one bay six year old horse worth $150.00 and one bay mare worth $125.00, taken by Hawkins’ Federal Cavalry on 11/28/63.  Isaac R Hawkins and his son were the attorneys who filed the petition.  MR #659

GILES, JOHN A, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 20 (born 2/7/43).  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, red hair, a farmer and resident of Gibson Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in December 1862,  Giles reported, as instructed, to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange.  He became ill and was in the hospital from April-August 1863.  On 8/31/63 he returned from Camp Chase and was mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  In 1891 he applied for an invalid pension while living in Kentucky.  He died 3/12/1926 in Ballard, KY.  His wife, Faith Ann Mitchell Giles, applied for a widow’s pension in 1926.  Giles parents were J C and E A Giles.  MR #660

GILES, M(ARQUES) C, Co I, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista, TN on 9/20/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about 27 years of age.  He was appointed corporal on 12/15/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Giles spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 11/7/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He was buried in grave #11925 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Giles' widow applied for a pension in 1866 and there is a minor's pension.  Giles was the son of Jesse, a Methodist clergyman, and Chloe Giles, and a brother to Enoch Jefferson Giles.  Their brother, Cyrus Green Giles, joined Co F, 52nd Indiana and, unlike his brothers, survived the war.  MR #661

GILL, GEORGE W, Co I, has no record of enlistment in the muster rolls.  If he was in the 7th Tennessee then 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.  A soldier by this name died there on 9/15/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  His mother applied for a pension on his record in 1888.  There is also a mention in the pension records of a C Gill in Co K but there are no muster roll records.   MR #662

GINN, BENJAMIN F(RANKLIN), Companies C & A, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Columbus, KY on 2/1/64 at age 24 (born 9/1/42).  He was due a $300 bounty for enlistment.  A resident of McNairy Co, TN in 1860, Ginn was a veteran of Co G, 1st Alabama USA.  He had enlisted in the 1st AL on 2/20/63, mustered at Corinth, MS on 2/20/63, and was discharged on 1/3/64 in Memphis, TN.  By February and March 1865 he was on guard for the 7th Tennessee at the corral in Paducah, KY.  Ginn was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1877.   Ginn died on 2/20/1882 and is buried in Mt. Pisgah Cemetery in Fulton Co, Arkansas.  Married to Rebecca E Ginn, he was the son of James B and Elizabeth Boatright Ginn.  MR #664

GLOSSON, ALEXANDER, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/13/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at about 39 years of age.  He was a tenant farmer in Carroll Co, TN when he enlisted.  He died of brain fever in the country somewhere near Huntingdon, TN in January, 1863, either on the 3rd, 8th or the 10th.  He is buried in the Hollow Rock, TN cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but it has no dates.  His wife, Angeline F Barnheart (m. 1847), applied for a widow’s pension in 1868.  In the 1890 veterans’ census she was living near the Hollow Rock, TN Post Office.  MR #665

GLOSSON (GLOSSIN), JAMES, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 1/1/64 and mustered at Paducah, KY on 5/14/64 at age 30/36.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farm laborer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860, living with his mother, Martha.  Glosson furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $300 bounty for enlistment.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Glosson married Anna Rowland Boswell in 1869.   She appears to have been the widow of Jesse T Boswell, of Co E.  MR #666 

GOFF, EDMOND, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years and mustered at Trenton, TN on 11/24/62.  Listed as AWOL.  No further records.  MR #667

GOFF, EDMOND, Companies K, B & C, private, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years on 5/25/63 at age 18.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN to Louis and Martha Goff and a resident thereof in 1860.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Goff does not appear to have been captured with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65. MR #668

GOFF, ELIAS P(ERRY), Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Saulsbury, TN on 8/1/63 and mustered at Saulsbury on 10/26/63 at age 34.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, a farmer, born in Madison Co, TN to Edmund and Jane Long Goff.  In 1860 he was a resident of Scott’s Hill, TN.  Goff was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  From there he was moved to the Camp Lawton Prison in Millen, GA where he died on or about 10/15/64 of scrobutus (scurvy) and starvation.  Robert R Wallace of Co K helped carry him to the gate of the prison on the way to burial.  Buried first at Millen in grave B-40, he was moved to the National Cemetery in Beaufort, SC in 1868.  His wife, Martha Spain Goff (m. 4/17/50), applied for a widow’s pension in 1869.  In the 1890 veterans’ census, Martha lived in Henderson Co, TN near the Center Point Post Office.  Martha had three brothers in the 7th Tennessee, two of whom also died in prison.  MR #669

GOFF, ROBERT (EDMOND), Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Saulsbury, TN on 9/1/63 at age 38.  He was 5’7”, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in either Tennessee or Alabama.  He was a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died of scrobutus (scurvy) on 9/19/64.  His wife, Anna Marie Beecham Goff, applied for a widow’s pension in October 1865.  She lived near Scott’s Hill, TN in Henderson Co, TN and received $8 per month in 1883.  MR #670

GOFF (GAWF), THOMAS M, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Memphis, TN on 11/2/63 at age 26.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Henderson Co, TN to Edmund and Jane Long Goff.  He died of chronic diarrhea at Paducah, KY on 3/14/64.  His death is described in a Civil War letter by Dugal Ross to Edmund Goff.  “He bore his sickness patiently.  Had a desire to go home but there was no chance.  I tried to send him to Union City after he died but could do nothing.  I asked him if he had a hope that he would be better off after death and he said he had.  He died in his right mind and went off just as though he had gone to sleep.”  Goff was buried in the National Cemetery in Mound City, IL in grave E-4457.  His wife, Agnes Davis, applied for a widow's pension in 1891 and there is a minor’s pension for their son Edmond.  MR #671

GOLDEN, J(OHN) H, Co C, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 7/1/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/27/63 at about 38 years old (census).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Golden is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 1/16/65 of scrobutus (scurvy).   His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1876.  John C Golden, who may have been a son, received a minor’s pension of $10 in July 1879 while living in Juno, Henderson Co, TN.  Thomas A Smith (Captain of Co A) was the administrator of Golden’s estate in 1872.  He seems to have been the son of Solomon and Emily Golden.  MR #672

GOOCH, L(ITTLETON) O(RZO), Companies G & D, private, enlisted for 1 year at Trenton, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton on 9/24/62 at age 27 (born 5/10/42).  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863, leaving Grand Junction on 6/14/63.  Absent from duty for three months, Gooch presumably returned and finished out his one year enlistment.  He re-enlisted on 5/10/64, this time in Co K, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry.  In this unit he was wounded and captured by guerillas, who paroled him.  He says he spent time in the hospital.  He served in the 2nd TN Mounted Infantry until 6/27/65.  Gooch married Mary Pugh in 1869 and in 1871, he applied for an invalid pension.  In 1874 he married Margaret S Steel.  In the 1890 veterans’ census they lived near the Crider TN Post Office.  Gooch died in Westport, TN on 1/8/1928 and is buried in Barr Springs Cemetery, Carroll Co, TN.  He was the son of Pumphrey P and Elizabeth Rust Gooch and brother to Pumphrey W and Willis Gooch, also of Co D.  MR #673

GOOCH, PUMPHREY W, Co D, private, enlisted for one year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62, same time as his brothers Littleton and Willis Gooch.  He was 27 years old. Captured and paroled at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in December 1862, he reported, as instructed, to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH where he died of pneumonia on 2/27/63.  On 3/6/63 his relative, James Riley Hall of Co D, was given leave to take the corpse back to Tennessee.  Hall would have gone on Union boats down the Ohio, then Tennessee River.  Gooch is buried in New Hope Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN and has a military marker.  The initials, however, are W. P. instead of P W.  MR #674

GOOCH, WILLIAM M(ILTON), Companies K & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 4/19/63 at age 21 (born 8/9/41).  He was AWOL from 4/15/63-6/30/63 and again at Grand Junction, TN in August of 1863.  At some point he transferred to Co A.  No discharge date is given.  He married Margaret Timberlake in 1865.  Gooch died on 10/20/1907 in Bellingham, Washington.  His widow applied for pension.  He was the son of Meekin and Elizabeth Fuller Gooch.  MR #675

GOOCH, WILLIS C, 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 22.  He deserted from Camp Trenton by 12/2/62.  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863, leaving Grand Junction on 6/13/63. Captured by Colonel Napier’s irregular forces on 12/18/and paroled, he did not, however, return to the unit.  On 1/1/64 he enlisted in Co K, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry, a unit his brother Littleton Gooch joined later.  After the war he applied to have his desertion record erased but it was denied.  Gooch married Martha J Hatch and died in Decatur Co, TN on 1/2/1894.  He is buried in New Hope Cemetery and has a military marker with the Co D, 7th Tennessee designation.  Both Willis and Martha Gooch  applied for pensions.  MR #676

GOODMAN, THOMAS T, Companies K, B & C, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years by Lieutenant Wallace in Decatur Co, TN on 5/10/63 at age 19/20.  He was 5’4” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Perry Co, TN.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment and furnished his own horse and equipment. Goodman was AWOL by 7/10/63 but had returned by November/December 1863 but left again.  Arrested in Paducah, KY by Colonel Hawkins in December 1864, he was charged with desertion.  By November/December 1864 he was in military prison in Paducah, KY.  The Regimental Day Book says he had to do hard labor for bad conduct as corporal of the guard.  Sent to prison in Lexington, KY by May/June 1865, he was released to Louisville, where he presumably was discharged.  MR #677

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A   Ba-Bi   Bl-Bra   Bre-Bu   Ca-Ch   Cl-Cu   Da-Di   Do-Dy   E   F   Ga-Goo   Gor-Gw   Had-Harn   Harr-Hay   He-Hi   Ho-Hy   I   J   K   L   Ma-McG   McK-Mon   Moo-My   N   O   Pa-Pe   Ph-Por   Pow-Pu   Q   Ra-Rh   Ri-Rob   Rog-Ru   Sa-Sin   Sis-Spe   Spi-Sw   Ta-Tha   Tho-Ty   U   V   Wa-Whe   Whi-Wil   Win-Wy  (There are no surnames beginning with X, Y, or Z.)