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Updated 7/13/2012

HODGE, JAMES M(ARION), 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 18 years of age.  He was a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  There is one AWOL on his record but it was removed because he was “left sick at Huntingdon.”  Gone from 12/24/63-3/3/64, he reported in time to be captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  In a hospital somewhere in the east on 1/14/65, Hodge was exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65.  He mustered out on 6/23/65.  Hodge and G H Butler came down the Tennessee River from Paducah, KY, disembarked at Rockport in Benton Co, TN then walked the 20 miles home.  He married Martha Jane Lipe in 1863.  Hodge received an invalid pension.  He died on 10/10/1914 and is buried in Pisgah Cemetery #2 in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  MR #858

HODGINS, ASBURY G, Co K.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1879.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee, however.

HODGINS, DAVID M, Co H, private/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at about 33 years of age (b. 11/9/1829).  He was a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN on 11/9/1829 and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Hodgins deserted at Jackson, TN on 3/10/63 and was captured by the rebels in Henderson Co, TN on 4/5/63.  Sent through Knoxville, TN to prison in Richmond, VA, he arrived on 4/27/63.   Exchanged at City Point, VA on 5/5/63, he reported at Camp Chase, OH by 5/7/63, was en route to Columbus, KY on 5/18/63, and was sent to the regiment stationed near the Mississippi line on 8/3/63.  Hodgins applied for an honorable discharge after the war and it was granted retroactively to 8/9/65.  He died on 11/2/77 and is buried in the Mt. Mariah Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His wife, Sarah “Sally” Wallace Hodgins, applied for a widow’s pension in 1890.  MR #859 

HOLBROOK (HALBROOK), JOHN H, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 35.  He was 5’7 ½” tall, sallow complexion, blue eyes, light hair and furnished his own horse and equipment.  Holbrook was captured and paroled at Kenton Station, TN on 12/18/1862 after the battle at Lexington, TN and reported to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH, as instructed.  He remained until June 1863, when he was sent to Nashville, TN.   Holbrook died sometime between the 1870 Henderson Co census and the 1890 veterans’ census when Rebecca J Holbrook reported that she was a widow.  She applied for a widow’s pension in the 1880s.  MR #863

HOLLIDAY, WILLIAM H, Co B, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years by L D Crockett in Paducah, KY.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  Holliday was in the hospital at Paducah, KY but returned to duty on 7/27/64.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in November 1887.  MR #865

HOLLAND, LOUIS, Co D.  There are no records in his muster roll except his name and company.  This might be the Louis Holland in the 1860 Benton Co, TN census.  If so, he would have been about 17 years old.  MR #866

HOLLOWELL, HENSLEY, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/14/62 at age 24/29.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Benton Co, TN.  Hollowell was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862 plus he lost clothing worth $2.95.  He reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH by 3/30/63.  He suffered from an ulcer on his leg at Camp Chase by 5/11/63.  Hollowell served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He joined Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church in 1860 and was dismissed by letter in September 1867.  He settled in Rector Co, AR.  Hollowell seems to be the son of Reddin and Jane Hollowell and brother to Stephen Hollowell (Hallowell) of Co D.  MR #869

HOLMES, GEORGE P, Co G, corporal, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 43.  He furnished his own horse.  There is nothing else in his file except that he served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Holmes is buried in the Bennett-Belew Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but it has no dates.  His wife was Elizabeth J Woodall Holmes (m 1842).  His son, William E Holmes, Co G, was born in DeSoto Co, MS before the family moved to Carroll Co, TN.  MR #871

HOLMES, MILES F, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years at Trenton, TN on 11/28/62 at age 20 (born 10/22/43).  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Anson Co, NC but a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he reported to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH as instructed, where he remained until September 1863.  After exchange he returned to the regiment on 10/20/63 at Saulsbury, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Holmes spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through North East Ferry, NC on 2/27/65, he stopped first at Annapolis, MD, then Camp Chase, OH.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  When he joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #65 in 1884, his residence was Brindley Farrier, TN.  Holmes applied for an invalid pension in 1886.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived in Jack’s Creek, Chester County and reported his “left eye nearly out.”  He died on 9/30/1909 and is buried in the Union Hill Cemetery with a military marker.  His wife, Amanda J Holmes, applied for a widow’s pension in 1909.  Holmes was the son of Thomas Theophilus and Lucinda Little Holmes.  MR #872

HOLMES, WILLIAM E, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 (same as his father George P Holmes) at age 17.  He was 5’8” tall, sallow complexion, hazel eyes, black hair, born in DeSoto Co, MS, a farmer.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH, where he contracted measles and pneumonia.  Admitted to the hospital on 4/19/63, Holmes died on 5/7/63.  He was placed in grave #16 but was most likely moved elsewhere at a later date.  His clothing was sent to Clarksburg, TN.  His parents seem to have been George P (Co G) and Elizabeth Woodall Holmes.  MR #873

HOLT, WILEY A, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years but never officially mustered.  He received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Holt was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he developed scrobutus.  Exchanged through Vicksburg, MS on 4/21/65, he seems to be one of the members of the 7th Tennessee who was on the ill-fated steamer “Sultana” upstream from Memphis, TN on 4/27/65.  There is also an entry in Holt’s muster roll that says he reported to Camp Chase, OH on 5/26/65, however.  He died in Weakley Co, TN and might be the Wiley Holt in the Capps Family Cemetery in Weakley Co.  His widow received a pension.  MR #876

HOMBS (HOLMES), A M, Co C, private.  There is no information of his enrollment except he was present from November of 1863 to February of 1864.  He died at Union City, TN on 2/1/64 and was buried first at Union City, TN.  Holmes was moved to the National Cemetery in Corinth, MS to plot B, #3324.  MR #877

HOOD, FRANKLIN ROBERT, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 8/1/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 10/1/62 at age 28.  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farm hand, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Hood reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  He died there on 5/27/63 of wounds to his breast and arm, presumably from the battle of Trenton.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1875 and there is a minor's pension.  He was the son of Bryant and Margaret Hood.  MR #879

HOOD, WILEY A, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/8/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 29.  He was 5’9 ½” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 2/24/32.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he lost his horse and equipment, which was worth $128.  Hood reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange.  He mustered out at Nashville, TN in October 1863 at the end of his one year enlistment. He applied for an invalid pension in August of 1889.  When he joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1890 he gave his address as Clarksburg, TN.  He died on 5/14/1908 and is buried in the Stanford Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  He has a military marker on his grave.  He married Mary Jane Scott.  His wife applied for a widow's pension.  MR #880

HOOKS, JOHN L, Co A, private, enlisted at Fort Hindman on 6/22/63 by Lieutenant Hart and mustered in at Saulsbury, TN on 8/14/63 at age 19/21.  He was 6’ tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Hooks spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in quarters on 10/4/64 of diarrhea acute.  He was buried in grave #10329 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  He was the son of Kendall and Damcy or Lean Hooks.  His mother applied for a pension on his service record.  MR #881

HOOSIER (HOOSER), THOMAS J, Co K, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN 5/12/63 and mustered at Scotts Hill, TN on 5/26/63 at age 20.  He was 5’ 11” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  While the regiment was moving into Memphis from the forts along the TN/MS border, he suffered a gunshot wound in his left knee joint.  Hooser received an invalid pension by 1870 which gave him $6 a month.  He lived in Dunbar, Decatur Co, TN in 1883.  Buried in the Red Walnut Cemetery in Decatur Co, TN, he has a military marker.  His widow, Hannah E Hooser, received a pension in 1887.  In 1890 she seems to be in Dunklin Co, MO.  MR #882

HORN, MAJOR B, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Decatur Co, TN on 5/12/63 at age 20.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Horn spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  From there he was transferred to Camp Lawton in Millen, GA where he died at an unknown date.  Horn was buried in grave #52 but was re-interred in Beauford, SC in plot 38, grave #135.  He was the son of Major (wagon maker) and Martha Horn.  MR #885

HORNBECK, JOSHUA, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Beatty in Henderson Co, TN on 5/12/63 at age 32.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a miller, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Hornbeck was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 2/23/65 of rheumatismas.  He was buried in grave #12693 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His widow, Sarah Hornbeck, applied for a pension in 1870.  Hornbeck seems to have been the son of John and Judith Preslar Hornbeck.  MR #886

HORNE (HORN), JAMES F, Co A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered 8/18/62 at age 20/22.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then on to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  Apparently he went since he has no AWOL on his record.  Appointed a corporal on 2/1/64, he is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through North East Ferry, NC on 3/2/65, he was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  A resident of Henderson Co, TN, he seems to be the son of the widow, Delaney S Horne.  MR #887

HOUSE, TENNESSEE, Co B, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 2/8/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 22 (b 2/2/1842).  He was 5’ 10 ½” tall, dark complexion, yellow eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Marshall Co, KY on 2/2/1842.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65.  House applied for an invalid pension in June 1880.  He died on 1/4/1884 in Johnson Co, IL.  His wife, Melisa Angeline Gillespie House, filed for a widow's pension,  while living in Illinois in 1886.  MR #889

HOUSTON (HUSTON), GEORGE W, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/18/63 by Captain Beatty.  He was 21 years old (census 16), 5’9” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Houston spent 3 months recruiting from April through June of 1863 but deserted on 7/1/63 at Grand Junction, TN.  No discharge is given in the records.  He was a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1870, married to Martha A Huston.  MR #890

HOWELL, DAVID, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Columbus, KY by Lieutenant Hix on 8/30/64.  He was 21 years old, 5’7” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Green, KY.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  This was Howell’s 2nd enlistment, having previously served in Co B, 15th Kentucky Cavalry USA.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1883 while living in Illinois.  In 1890 he lived in Metropolis, IL and wrote a voucher for John P. Aaron’s disability pension application.  His widow, Martha J Howell, applied for a pension in April 1915 while living in Tennessee.  MR #893

HUEY, WILLIAM (M), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 27.  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, sandy hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Lexington, TN on 12/18/62, Huey went to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange and spent time in the hospital there.  He was sent to Nashville, TN in July and September 1863 and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Huey is buried in the Tucker Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His widow, Mary Jane Gordon Huey, applied for a pension in 1887 but it was denied.  In the 1890 veterans’ census she lived near the Cawthorn, TN Post Office.  MR #894

HUFFMAN, CHARLES D, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years at Fort Hindman, KY on 7/14/63 at age 35.  He was 6’ 2 ½” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Granville, NC.  He furnished his own horse which was worth $85.  On 12/20/63 he was arrested in Richview, IL while traveling north on a train.  His family was at Sandival (north of Richview) and he said he was going to find them a good home.  Huffman was taken to Alton, IL on 12/21/63 but apparently released.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in quarters on 8/11/64 of unknown causes.  He was buried in grave #5281 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  There was an application for a minor's pension in 1890.   MR #895

HUFFMAN, JAMES F, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN by Lieutenant Murray and mustered in Nashville, TN on 7/29/65 at age 18.  He was 5’2” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Huntingdon, TN and a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Huffman spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He joined the rebel army on 2/28/65 in order to leave prison but was able to return to Union lines.  He was due pay for 408 days.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension.  Huffman died 8/11/1922 and is buried in Prospect Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His parents were John and Sallie Huffman and his 2nd wife was Winnie E Huffman (1910 census).  MR #896

HUISTIS, ANDREW J(ACKSON) H, Co D, enlisted for 1 year at Trenton, TN at age 21.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Wrights Corner, Dearborn Co, IN, on 12/22/40 but a resident of Decatur Co, TN when he enlisted.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Huistis  had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  There is no mention of discharge.  Huistis applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Arkansas.  He died on 9/6/1908 due, according to descendents, to a 16 penny nail stuck in his throat.  He is buried in the Weddington Cemetery in Weddington, AR.   Ellen C Clark Huistis (m. 1867 in IL) applied for a widow’s pension in October 1918 while living in Arkansas.  Huistis was the son of George (b. NY) and Catherine Bealer (b. OH) Huistis who were living in Decatur Co, TN in 1860.  MR #897 

HUISTIS (HEUSTES), STEPHEN W, Co D, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered on 9/24/62 at age 23.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Dearborn Co, IN in 1839.  Huistis furnished his own horse and equipment.  He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Husitis moved to Cincinnati, OH after the war and became a cigar manufacturer.  He applied for an invalid pension in September 1890 while living in Ohio.  He died on 10/24/1897 of chronic diarrhea and disease of the stomach in the 5th Ward, 108 Sycamore Street, Cincinnati, OH.  He is buried in the Spring Grove Cemetery.  Utica Lemmon Crider Huistis (2nd wife, m. 1877) applied for a widow’s pension in November 1897.  Huistis was the son of George T (b. NY) and Catherine Bealer (b. OH) Huistis who were living in Decatur Co, TN in 1860 and was brother to Andrew Jackson Huistis, also of Co D.

HUTCHINS, WILLIAM C, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered on 8/26/62 at Humboldt, TN at age 21.  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Hutchins was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862.  He most likely spent time in parole camp in Columbus, OH.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Hutchins was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC on 11/20/64.  He spent time on guard at the corral in February, 1865.  His muster was complete on 12/14/64 and Hutchins was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He was in Johnson Co, IL in 1865 but returned to Carroll Co, TN.  Hutchins died sometime before February 1880 as his widow filed for a pension while living in Irene, Illinois.  MR #902

HYETT (HYATT), DAVID, Companies H & I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at about 30 years of age.  He deserted from Jackson, TN on 1/5/63 and continued away in April, June and July 1863.  Hyett has no discharge date.  MR #905

HYETT, LEONARD B, Co H, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton on 9/28/62 at about 34 years of age.  He deserted at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, but returned in time to desert from Jackson, TN on 3/25/63.  There is no further info in his muster rolls.  Hyett was a resident of Obion Co, TN in 1866.  MR #906

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