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Revised 7/15/2012

KEE (KEY), JOHN (G), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Trenton, TN on 12/1/62 at age 18.  He was 5’2” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Kee was most likely captured at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN since he spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase, OH.  Discharged on 4/29/63 due to disability and youth, Kee had TB in his left lung, chronic bronchitis and was only 17, therefore underage.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1907.  MR #967

KEE (KEY), JOHN W(ALTER), Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 at age 24.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof.  Kee was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN and spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) where he was sick in the hospital by 7/15/63.  He was sent to Nashville, TN from Camp Chase and mustered out officially at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He appears to be the son of James and Jinsy Carter Kee and to have married Martha Caffrey in 1860 in Carroll Co, TN.  MR #968

KEE (KEY), WILLIAM R(ILEY), Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 and mustered the same day at age 28 (born 11/26/36).  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He was AWOL on 6/27/65 but returned in time to be discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65. Key applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  He died on 1/26/1900 in Prairie Co, Arkansas and is buried in the Cross Road Cemetery.  His widow, Elvira Murphy, applied for a pension in 1900 while living in Arkansas.  MR #969

KEEN (KEENE), ELISHA, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 34 (born 9/27/28).  He was captured and paroled by Forrest troops at either the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in late December 1862.  He died in Henderson Co, TN on either 2/15/63 or 2/20/63 of pneumonia according to the muster rolls.  Keen is buried in the Derryberry Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  The tombstone says he died on 2/17/63.  His wife appears to have been Lucretia Keen of Henderson Co, TN.  She applied for a widow's pension on 12/27/1867.  MR #970

KEEN, GEORGE WASHINGTON, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 22 (4/15/43).  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 presumably reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  Assumed captured again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Keen spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia. He was exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65, and arrived at Camp Chase, OH on 5/17/65.  He was discharged from there on 6/16/65.  Keen married Martha Hays of Henderson Co, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in the late 1800s.  Keen died at Beech Bluff, TN on 2/14/23 and is buried in the Horry Cemetery in Madison Co, TN.  He was the son of George and Ailey Horn Keen.  MR #971

KEEN, ISAAC, Companies C & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 at age 32/35.  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, a farmer, born in Anson Co, NC on 2/25/30.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Keen was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN and spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase), being exchanged about 9/1/63.  AWOL on 9/15/63, he had returned by November 1864.  In February 1865 he was on guard at the corral.  Keen was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He drew a pension while living in Arkansas in 1890.  Keen died on 11/9/1908 and is buried in the Belt Cemetery in Ozark, Franklin Co, Arkansas.  MR #972

KEEN, JAMES THOMAS, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 at about age 27.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  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 to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  If his muster roll is correct he was captured again in Decatur, TN on 6/10/63 and taken to Richmond, VA where he was released through City Point, VA on 7/14/63.  He is then said to be at Camp Chase, OH until 9/1/63.  He was captured again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, along with his horse and equipment.  Taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia, he died of diarrhea on 8/30/64 and is assumed buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery as an unknown.  His wife appears to have been Willie Spitzer Keen, who is buried in the Lowery Cemetery in Crockett Co, TN.  She applied for a widow's pension in February 1866.  There is a minor's pension.  MR #973 & MR #779

KEEN, JERRY, Co C.  This man has an invalid pension application but no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee.

KEEN, JEPTHA, Co M, private, enlisted for 3 years in Clarksburg, TN on 9/1/63.  There is no more information in the muster rolls.  He is in the 1870 Henderson Co, TN census and appears to be the son of Jeremiah Keen.  He applied for an invalid pension in November 1890 while living in Tennessee.  MR #974

KEEN (KEENE), WILLIAM R, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 22.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Keen died at either Grand Junction or La Grange, TN on 7/1/63 of unknown cause. His widow applied for a pension on 2/3/1866.  MR #975

KELLY, I N, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 37.  He was 5’9” tall, light complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Perry Co, TN.  Kelly was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62 and may have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He went AWOL, however, on 11/16/63 and there is no further record.  MR #976

KEMP, BAZIL (BAZELL) D, Companies F & I, private, enlisted first in Co F for 1 year on 10/20/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 10/20/62 at age 18.  He had the consent of his parents, Aaron and Tabitha Kemp.  Born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof, Kemp was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer.  He was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN and spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He was sent to Nashville 9/1/63 to be mustered out.  After his one year enlistment, he re-enlisted on 1/26/64 and served as a waggoner in Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry.  After a short residency in Snachwine, IL, Kemp returned to the 7th Tennessee in Co I on 3/8/65 at Paducah, KY and mustered there the same day at age 19.  He was discharged from the 7th Tennessee when the regiment disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  His widow, Hulda A Kemp, applied for a pension in 1890 while living in Kentucky.  Kemp is buried in the Brownsville Cemetery in Fulton Co, KY.  MR #977

KENNARD (KENARD), THOMAS, Co C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Neely for 1 year on 1/11/65 at Columbus, KY at age 23.  At enlistment he was a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL.  Kennard was 6’1” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, born in Henderson Co, TN, a farmer.  Another contradictory description is also in the record.  In this one he was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, born in Hardeman Co, TN, a farmer.  He was due a $66 2/3 bounty for enlistment.  There is no more information in the muster rolls.  He applied for an invalid pension in June 1898 while living in Tennessee. He died on 4/17/1920 in Obion, TN.  MR #978 & 980.

KEYLOW, STEPHEN, Co D.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1890 and his wife applied for a widow's pension.  He has no muster roll records, however, with the 7th Tennessee.

KILBREATH, M(OULTON) A, 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 years of age (born 4/1/46)).  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 diarrhea and ictus solas on 8/23/64 in quarters.  Kilbreath was buried in Andersonville National Cemetery in either grave #6581 or #6583.  The son of William and Martha M Moore Kilbreath, he was a resident of Benton Co, TN in 1860.  His brother James A was in the 11th Illinois.  The brother died in Andersonville Prison on 10/8/64. Kilbreath's father received a dependent pension and his mother applied for a pension in 1883.  MR #982

KILE (KYLE), ROBERT ERASTUS, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/30/62 and mustered at Huntingdon, TN the same day.  He was 5’3 ¾” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 3/13/44 to Erastus J and Owney Williams Kyle.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Kyle was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62 and had orders to report to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  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 was taken to Camp Chase, OH and discharged there on 6/16/65.  Kyle married Angeline H Butler in 1866.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880 under the name Erastus R Kyle.  In 1889 he joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR).  Kyle died at Huntingdon, TN on 1/14/1930 and is buried in the Humble Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  MR #983

KILLBREATH, GEORGE W(ASHINGTON), Co E, enlisted for 3 years at Huntingdon, TN on 8/23/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/24/62 at about age 39 (census).  He was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862 and had orders to report to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  Presumed captured again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Killbreath was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 10/17/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He is on the Andersonville death list as G. W. Galbraith.  He was buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in grave #11063.  His wife, Martha M Short Killbreath married 1838, applied for a widow's pension in 1867.  There is a minor’s pension from 1870 with M A Taylor as guardian.  MR #984

KING, ALFRED, Companies F, A & I, private/sergeant, enlisted by Lieutenant Hawkins for 1 year in Trenton, TN and mustered on 9/24/62 at age 25.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Rockingham Co, NC but a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, King reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH as ordered.  He was discharged on 3/1/63 at Camp Chase due to TB of the lungs and chronic pneumonia.  He apparently recovered as he re-enlisted for 3 years in Co A on 10/20/64 at Paducah, KY and was promoted to sergeant on 6/22/65 in Co I.  King mustered out with the regiment on 8/9/65 at Nashville, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Arkansas.  He died on 10/20/1928 in Quinton, OK.  King’s widow, Sarah E Anderson King, whom he married 1871, applied for a pension in November 1928 while still residing in Oklahoma.  King’s parents were Henry and Nancy King of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #986 & MR #985

KING, CLINTON, Co I, 1st Lieutenant.  This man has no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee.  A 38 year old resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860, he worked as a blacksmith.  Other sources say he raised a Union company in 1863.  His wife was a widow by the 1870 census and received a widow's pension by 1874. This indicates King was either killed during the war or honorably discharged and died soon thereafter.  In 1883 Martha ("Patsy") E King received $17 per month which is commiserate with the expected pension for the widow of a 1st lieutenant. 

KING, JAMES A, Companies A & C, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 19/20/25.  He was 5’6” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Shelby Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  King was AWOL on 6/19/63 from Grand Junction, TN but returned at least by November 1864 when he was a patient in the hospital in Paducah, KY.  He died there on 1/14/65 of pneumonia and erysipelas and is buried in the King Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  His widow applied for a pension and there is a minor's pension as well.  King is most likely the Jim King mentioned in James Wiley Boman’s hotly contested pension application.  MR #987

KING, JAMES C, Co D.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1902 which was denied.  He has no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee.

KING, JAMES H, Co H.  A minor applied for a pension on this man's service.  King has no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee and the pension was denied.

KING, JAMES T(HOMAS), Co D, private, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton on 9/24/63 at age 23.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, King had his clothing captured as well.  He had orders to report to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH and was present in May-August 1863.  King mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension and his widow applied for a pension, as well.  MR #988

KING, JEPTHA, Co M.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1890 which was denied.  He has no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee.

KING, STEPHEN GRAY, Companies A & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Co A at Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 18.  He transferred to Co C on 10/1/62 and died at La Grange, TN on 5/5/63 of unknown causes.  The son of Hillsman and Matilda King, he was a resident of Henderson Co, TN in 1860.  MR #989 & MR #990

KING, WILLIAM PRESSLY, Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray for 1 year at Paducah, KY on 3/8/65 at age 17/18/20.  He was 5’6” tall, dark complexion, hazel or grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN on 4/7/49 and a resident thereof.  He volunteered late in the war and was in his first skirmish at Murray, KY.  In his Civil War questionnaire he stated that his battles were “just” skirmishing in Kentucky and Tennessee for short periods of time but almost daily.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  King took the train “to Johnsonville (TN) and walked the rest of the way home in Carroll County Tenn.”  In the 1890 veterans’ census he was living in the Maple Creek area of Carroll Co, TN and complained of piles.  King applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  He died at Westport, TN on 1/8/1925 and is buried in Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN, without a military marker on his grave.  His widow, M J King, applied for a pension,  in July 1925.  King’s parents were Chesley and Katie Keler King.  They owned four slaves before the war.  MR #991 

KINMAN, MOSES (N), Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 11/3/63 at age 28.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, black eyes, auburn hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  He was due a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, King spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  When Colonel John G. O’Neil of the Confederacy offered the chance to prisoners to change sides and join the 10th Infantry CSA on 2/28/65, Kinman and 16 others from the 7th Tennessee took advantage of the opportunity.  Most deserted as soon as possible and made their way back to Union lines at some point.  Kinman, however, seems to have been recaptured and sent back to prison.  He was exchanged on 5/10/65 and was due .25 per day for 422 days’ rations.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Kinman married Amanda Elizabeth Hall in Obion Co, TN in 1866.  She applied for a widow’s pension in November 1878.  MR #992

KIRBY, FRANCIS M, Co C.  This man applied for an invalid pension in the 1890s but he has no muster roll records with the 7th Tennessee.

KIRBY, SMITH C, Companies E & C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Neely for 1 year and mustered in Columbus, KY on 1/1/65 at age 28/30.  At the time of enlistment Kirby was a refugee resident of La Salle, IL.  He was 6’1” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Oburk (Burke?) Co, NC but a resident of Troy, TN in Obion Co, TN.  On 6/1/65 he was discharged from the military hospital in Jeffersonville, IN due to disability.  His contact relative was listed as William Bothe.  He appears to have married Caren Elizabeth Roland.  MR #993

KIRK, ALVIN H, Co I, private, enlisted in Obion Co, TN on 11/24/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/15/63.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Kirk spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  When Colonel John G. O’Neil of the Confederacy offered the chance to prisoners to change sides and join the 10th Infantry CSA, Kirk and 16 others from the 7th Tennessee took advantage of the opportunity.  Most deserted as soon as possible and made their way back to Union lines at some point.  Kirk was a POW for 408 days.  There is no record of discharge in the muster rolls.  This man may be the Alvin Kirk who married Sarah J Wright and died in Dyer Co, TN on 9/29/1883.  MR #994

KIRK, ULYSSUS, Companies B, C & E, private/farrier, enlisted by Captain Parsons at Huntingdon, TN on 9/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/24/62 at age 45.  He was 6’1” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a blacksmith, born in Orange Co, NC.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Kirk enlisted first in Co E, then to B and on to C in August 1864.  On 6/30/63 he was sick in the hospital.  At some point he lost half of two months pay due to a regular court martial.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1869 Kirk applied for an invalid pension.  He married Mrs Sarah Proctor on 11/25/1883 in Williamson Co, IL.  She applied for a pension in 1888 while living in Illinois.  MR #995

KNIGHT, JOHN N, Co K.  This man has no muster roll records but a minor obtained a pension on his service which indicates Knight was honorably discharged.

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