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Copyright©2011-12 by Peggy Scott Holley
Revised 6/18/2012

NANCE, JOHN C, Co B, private/corporal, enlisted by T. J. Gaskins in Paducah, KY on 10/13/64 at age 20 (b. 10/11/1845).  He was 6’2” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  Promoted to corporal on 12/1/64, he deserted on 6/2/65 at Paducah, KY.  This was removed in 1885 at the time he applied for an invalid pension.  His wife was Missouri E Nance.   Nance die in Graves Co, KY on 11/22/1925 and is buried in the Lassiter Cemetery.   MR #1236

NEALY, JAMES W, Co C, private/sergeant, enlisted by Lieutenant Gregory at Paducah, KY on 8/18/63 at age 29.  He was 5’11” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Illinois.  He was due a bounty.  He might be the same James W Neely in Co F of the 1st Alabama with wife Mary E Nealy.  MR #1238

NEELY, COLUMBUS C, Co F, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Hawkins at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered same day at age 26/27.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Captured at Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, Neely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Ohio.  He was sent to Nashville, TN to be mustered out from his 1 year enlistment on 9/1/63 and was officially dismissed at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He re-enlisted in Co F of the 12th TN Cavalry USA.  Neely applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Arkansas.  His wife, Solona M Neely, applied for a widow’s pension, also from Arkansas.  The pensions were under the name “Christopher C Neely.”  MR #1240

NEELY, JAMES MATT, Companies M, C & A, 1st lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in Clarksburg, TN on 7/6/63 at age 24 (b. 9/11/1839).  He seems to have volunteered on 2/16/62 in Co D 5th Iowa Cavalry before the Tennessee units were formed, then transferred to the 7th Tennessee.  He received his commission as 1st Lieutenant of Company M from the Governor of Tennessee on 2/1/64, but had been elected 1st Lieutenant on 12/21//63.  He was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN in March 1864.  Neely was present in July and August of 1864 as part of Co A and was present in Paducah, KY in the spring of 1865.  At some point he was thrown from his horse and paralyzed.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Elected Sheriff of Carroll Co, TN in 1868, he later became a Tennessee legislator in the 45th session.  Neely joined Isaac R Hawkins Post #58 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR).  He applied for an invalid pension in 1873.  Neely died on 10/16/1905 and is buried in the Antioch Cemetery #2 in Carroll Co, TN.  His wife, Mary Elizabeth Hester Neely, applied for a widow’s pension in 1905.  They were residents of Huntingdon, TN.  MR #1241

NEIGHBORS, HENRY, Company E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/4/62 at about age 30.  A resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860, he furnished his own horse and equipment.  Neighbors had the misfortune to be sick in a hospital outside the fort walls at Paducah, KY when Forrest’s troops attacked Paducah on 3/25/64.  Taken prisoner and sent to Andersonville Prison in Georgia, he died of scrobutus on 9/28/64.  His widow, Nancy Breechen Neighbors, married James E. Carden, a veteran of Co E, in 1865.  His brother, Elijah Neighbors of the 2nd Arkansas Cavalry USA, died in the hospital at St. Louis, MO on 1/2/63 and his brother John Ashley Neighbors died in Andersonville Prison.  MR #1243

NEIGHBORS, J F, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/15/64.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He 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 10/13/64.  MR #1244

NEIGHBORS, JOHN A(SHLEY), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at about age 28 (census).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Assumed to have been captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Neighbors died in Andersonville Prison of rheumatismia on 2/12/65 and was buried in grave #12,642.  The son of John and Eliza Bryant Neighbors of Carroll Co, TN, he was married to Elizabeth F M Blount Neighbors.  His brother, Elijah Neighbors of the 2nd Arkansas Cavalry USA, died in the hospital at St. Louis, MO on 1/2/63 and his brother Henry Neighbors died in Andersonville Prison on 9/28/64.  His widow applied for a pension in 1867 and his minor child applied later.   MR #1245

NELSON, JOHN A, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 8/25/64 and mustered in Columbus, KY on 8/25/64 at age 21.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in McNairy Co, TN.  His record says he transferred to Co I and was on a list of escaped POWs from Mobile, AL.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  MR #1247

NELSON, ROBERT W, Co C, private, enlisted in Paducah, KY on 8/19/63 by Lieutenant Gregory and mustered on 10/19/63 at age 22.  Nelson was 5’7 ½” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Marshall, KY.  There is no further information except that he was present in May and June of 1864 which indicates he was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  MR #1248

NEWBILL, WILLIAM G, Co I, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Murray for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 at age 19/20.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, black hair, a farmer.  Newbill was a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL at the time of his enlistment.  His normal residence was McLemoresville, TN and Kitty Newbill was listed as a relative when he became ill.  Discharged early on 6/13/65 at Louisville, KY due to disability, he returned to Carroll Co, TN.  He married M M Brown in 1872 but was a widower with two children by the 1880 census.  Newbill became a tobacconist, joined the Isaac R Hawkins Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #58 in 1887 and was living near the Huntingdon, TN Post Office in the 1890 veteran’s census.  He died at Huntingdon, TN on 6/29/1918 and is buried in the Union Academy Cemetery with a military marker.  MR #1249

NICELOR (NICELER/NEISLER), ROBINSON M, Co A, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/28/62 at age 32.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  The only other entry in his muster roll record says he was AWOL by 8/21/63.  Niceler is also listed in Co A of the 7th TN Infantry and might have records there.  His mother applied in 1881 for a pension on his service.  MR #1251

NICHOLS (NICHLES), WILLIAM J, Co A, private, enlisted in Jackson, TN on 8/28/62 at age 26.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 8/20/64 of Ictus Solis.  Nichols was buried in grave #6262 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His mother applied for a pension on his service.  MR #1253

NICLER (NICELER), JAMES H, Co B, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 and mustered on 8/18/62 at age 23.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, he most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Niceler was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died there on 2/15/65 of dysentery.  MR #1255

NOLEN, REAL D, Co C, blacksmith, enlisted by Lieutenant Grey at Paducah, KY on 9/17/63 and mustered there on 10/19/63 at age 44.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a blacksmith, born in Edgefield Co, NC.  He was one of the 19 men of the 13th/14th Tennessee Cavalry who were not captured with their regiment at Fort Pillow on 4/12/64 who were temporarily attached to the 7th Tennessee detachment stationed at Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864.  He is also listed under the name Rial D Allen.  MR #1258

NOLES, JAMES EDMOND, Companies E, B & C, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 7/25/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 37.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Rockingham Co, NC on 4/25/25.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  Noles was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He was in the hospital in March and April of 1864.  Present with the detachment in May and June of 1864, Noles spent time in Columbus, KY where a bunk fell and ran a nail through his heel.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887 and applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Benton Co, TN.  He died on 12/17/1897 and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Benton Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Arena (Perenemia?) Ann Roberts Noles, applied for a widow’s pension.  Noles was the son of William and Sarah Allen Noles.  MR #1259

NORDON, JOHN A (N), Co E, duty sergeant, enlisted for 3 years on 6/28/62 at Huntingdon, TN and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He was AWOL 2/17/63-5/1/63.  Nordon 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 5/5/64 of Ulcus.  One page has his name as Worden and another gives his name as either John N or John P Nordon.  His widow applied for a pension in 1870 and gave his name as John N Nordon.  MR #1262

NORVELL, WILLIAM R, Companies B & A, private/2nd quartermaster sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/6/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at either age 38/43/45 (all given).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  On 11/4/63 he was arrested in Illinois while AWOL.  Norvell was ill in November/December 1864.  His wife, Louisa C, was living near the Lincoln Green Post Office in Johnson Co, IL.  He was discharged on 6/15/65 through Jeffersonville, IN, which indicates he was in the hospital there.  Norvell was given travel expenses to Sandy Bridge (Benton Co, TN?).  He applied for an invalid pension in 1883 while living in Arkansas.  His widow, Sarah E Norvell, applied for a pension in 1896, also from Arkansas.  MR #1264

NORWOOD, THOMAS J(EFFERSON), Companies E & C, private, enlisted by Captain Parsons of Co E for 3 years at Huntingdon, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered in at Humboldt, TN on 8/24/62 at age 20.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Carroll Co, TN about 1842.  He was AWOL from 2/17/63-5/26/63 and was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  Norwood was arrested while AWOL and returned to the regiment in time to be captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He had scrobutus there but survived, being exchanged at Savannah, GA on 11/20/64.  Taken first to Annapolis, he returned to duty and was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He married Emily Elizabeth Pinkston in 1866 and applied for an invalid pension in 1879.  In 1890 he lived near the Buena Vista Post Office in Carroll Co, TN.  In September 1931, he was one of only four Civil War soldiers remaining alive in Carroll Co, TN.  Norwood died on 3/7/1933 and is buried in Butler’s Chapel Cemetery in Buena Vista.  He has a military marker.  There is a “Find A Grave” entry showing Norwood’s marker, his obituary and a picture of him in uniform.  He was the son of John and Matilda O’Neill Norwood.  MR #1267

NORWOOD, WILLIAM, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/24/62.  He was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62 but has no muster rolls from Camp Chase, Ohio parole camp.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Norwood was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 9/17/64 of diarrhea.  He was most likely the son of Lewis and Adaline Brackins Norwood and would have enlisted at about age 18.  MR #1269

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Surnames beginning with
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.)