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PHELPS (PHILLIPS), GEORGE W, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 21.  He does not appear to have been captured at either the battle of Lexington, TN or the battle of Trenton, TN in late December 1862, but was with the detachment in the spring of 1863.  There is a complaint on his record that he lost one US horse through neglect.  Phelps was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  Captured on 6/19/63 at Mt. Pinson, TN, he arrived at prison in Richmond, VA on 7/10/63 but was exchanged through City Point, VA on 7/14/63.  Sent to parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) he remained until he was sent to Nashville, TN in September 1863.  He mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Phelps' widow applied for a pension in 1905.  There is some slight evidence that this man might be George W Phillips of Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1341

PHELPS, HENRY C.  The widow of this man applied for, but was denied, a pension in 1905.  He has no muster rolls with the 7th Tennessee.

PHILLIPS, A(NDREW) F(RANKLIN), Co G, private/corporal, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 20.  He was 5’11” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $70.  Phillips made corporal on 9/28/62.  Captured at Lexington, TN on 12/18/62, he was sent to parole camp at Columbus, OH where he died of dysentery in the Camp Chase hospital on 7/17/63.  Phillips, a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860, was the son of Barney and Sarah Phillips.  MR #1342

PHILLIPS, ABNER L, Co K, private, enlisted in Henderson Co, TN on 5/27/63 at age 25 (b. 8/6/1834).  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Sick in the hospital in Memphis, TN by December of 1863, he was discharged “because of diseased condition of urinary organs.  The mental faculties are much impaired, extreme nervousness is present….”  He was discharged due to disability at Memphis, TN on 6/14/64.  Phillips married Lucinda E Fields in 1866 and in 1890 lived near the Sardis Post Office in Henderson Co, TN.  He complained to the veterans’ census taker that he had suffered from chronic diabetes for 25 years due to the effects of war and general disability.  Phillips applied for a pension in 1890.  He died on 2/17/1897 at Sardis, TN and is buried in Hurricane Church Cemetery in Hardin Co, TN.  Lucinda E Phillips applied for a widow’s pension in 1897.  MR #1343

PHILLIPS, BENJAMIN F, 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 23.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Phillips on 4/5/64 most likely after being captured at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 while at Mobile, AL on the way to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Phillips was the son of Benjamin and Anna Phillips of Henderson Co, TN and brother to Columbus Perkins Phillips of Co A.  MR #1344

PHILLIPS, COLUMBUS (PERKINS), Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 3/6/64 by Captain Moore at age 23 (b. 1/15/1840).  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Phillips received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Previously in Co H, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry, he deserted by 3/31/64.  He was AWOL from the 7th Tennessee by March/April 1865 but returned in time to be discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He married Phoebe Lavinia Rhodes.  Phillips died on 12/15/1889 and is buried in the McCall Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  Phoebe Phillips applied for a widow’s pension in 1890.  Phillips was the son of Benjamin and Anna Phillips of Henderson Co, TN and brother to Benjamin F Phillips of Co A.  MR #1345

PHILLIPS, JAMES (D J), Co I, private, enlisted for 1 year and mustered in Paducah, KY on 3/8/65 at about 24 years of age.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  At the time of his enlistment he was a refugee resident of Snachwine, IL.  Phillips was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Previous to his service in the 7th Tennessee, Phillips had served as a private in Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry from 12/29/63 to 2/1/65.  He married Martha Ann Hampton in 1866 and joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887.  In 1890 he filed for and received an invalid pension while living near the Cawthron, TN Post Office.  In the 1910 census he resided in the 24th District of Carroll Co, TN.  Phillips died on 9/11/1924 (pension).  He was the son of William and Nancy Carter Phillips and the brother of Neil S Phillips of Co G.  MR #1346

PHILLIPS, NEIL(IS) S (BROWN), “Dick,” Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 18 (census 15).  At some point he lost his horse and equipment worth $28.03 and a Union rifle, through neglect.  He 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 6/19/63.  Unlike many of the other men, however, Phillips was neither captured by the rebels and sent to Richmond nor returned to duty voluntarily.  According to his mother’s pension application, he died on 5/17/64 of “injuries received at the hands of the Rebels.”  Her application was rejected.  Phillips is buried in Blair Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN and he has a military marker.  The son of William and Nancy Carter Phillips, he was brother to James Phillips of Company I.  MR #1347

PICKENS, GEORGE W, Co M, 3rd sergeant, enlisted by Captain Musser for 3 years at Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/21/63 at age 19/24 (both given, Bible birth date 8/6/37).  He was 5’11” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in McNairy Co, TN.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 4/29/64 of dysentery.  He was most likely the G W Pickens in the Hardin Co, TN 1860 census, son of Hezekiah and Rebecca Wells Pickens, brother to Richard C Pickens (Co M) and husband to Margaret J McCann, m. 1857.  MR #1348

PICKENS, RICHARD C, Co M, private, enlisted by Captain Messer in Adamsville, TN on 7/6/63 at about age 21 (Bible 7/30/42).  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, hazel eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in McNairy Co, TN but a resident of Hardin Co, TN in 1860.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Released from the eastern prisons on 4/28/65 at Jacksonville, FL, he was taken first to Annapolis on 5/6/65, then to Camp Chase, OH on 5/15/65.  He received an early discharge on 6/23/65.  Pickens married Malissa Blanton in 1868 and applied for and received an invalid pension in 1882.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived in Hardin Co, TN with the address as Adamsville Post Office.  He reported that he had bone scurvy and his situation was serious.  His death date is unknown.  He may be buried in the Ledbetter Cemetery in Hardin Co.  His widow applied for a pension in July 1910.  Pickens was the son of Hezekiah Middleton and Rebecca Wells Pickens and brother to George W Pickens, also of Co M.  MR #1349

PICKETT, JOHN (JOSEPH) D, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 24 (b. 10/6/39).  He was 6’ tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, he spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  Pickett died of unknown cause at Camp Chase on either 3/15, 18 or 16/1863.  His body was returned to Carroll Co, TN and buried in Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  The date of death on the tombstone is 3/16/63 and the name is Joseph, not John.  Pickett was the son of Joseph and Jane Pickett of Carroll Co, TN.  His mother applied for and received a dependent parent pension in 1866.  MR #1350

PICKLER, JESSE, Companies B & A, private/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/16/62 by Captain Martin and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 19/20 or 21 (b. 5/3/43).  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident of Sandy Bridge, TN.  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 on 12/20/1862, he most likely spent time on parole at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  He was not surrendered with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64 but was present with the detachment in May and June of 1864.  The men who escaped capture were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  At some time in this period Pickler became ill and was sent to the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN.  He listed his nearest relative as John Pickler.  Discharged from there on 6/16/65, he returned home and married Lucy A Butler on 8/3/65.  In October 1884 he applied for an invalid pension.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near Buena Vista, TN and complained of enlargement of his spleen.  Pickler died in Buena Vista on 8/26/1927, he is buried in the Spelling Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN and does not have a military marker.  MR #1353

PIERCE, THOMAS, Companies A & I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 9/10/64 and mustered there on 10/10/64 at age 29.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, no state given.  He furnished his own horse and equipment which was worth $100.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  MR #1354

PINCKLEY, ALLEN, Co G, quartermaster sergeant/sergeant, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN 8/5/62 at age 34.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was promoted to quarter-master sergeant on 9/28/62.  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.  He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Pinckley, son of John and Nancy Brandon Pinckley. was married to Arrena Gist and is buried in the old Wilson/Gist cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1355

PINCKLEY, (DAVID) CLARK, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 32.  He was 5’7 ½” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment which was worth $70.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Sent to Nashville in September 1863, he mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Pinckley died about 1878 and is buried in Sellers Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Francis (Fanny) Ann Harris Pinckley, is listed as a widow in the 1890 veterans’ census and living near the Clarksburg, TN Post Office.  She applied for a pension on 7/28/1890.  Pinckley was the son of John and Nancy Brandon Pinckley and brother to Allen Pinckley of Co G.  MR #1356

PINCKLEY, SCOTT, Co G, orderly sergeant/1st sergeant, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 23.  He was 5’9 ½” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN in 1839 and a resident thereof in 1860.  He furnished his own horse and equipment which was worth $105.  Promoted to orderly sergeant on 9/28/62, he was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62.  He spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Sent to Nashville in September 1863, he mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Pinckley re-enlisted in Hardy’s Battalion, which became Companies G and K of the 2nd TN Mounted Infantry.  He is listed as joining Co G on 1/22/64 at the same time as his brother Marcellus Pinckley.  They were the sons of Thomas W and Mary Holmes Pinckley.  Scott Pinckley joined Post #56 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) while living in Huntingdon, TN.  He applied for a pension on his service in the 2nd Mounted Infantry.  He died in 1907 and is buried in the Roan’s Creek Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Burnetta Springer Pinckley, whom he married in 1869, preceded him in death by one year.  MR #1357

PINCKLEY, JAMES (T), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 18.  He was 5’9 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, 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, 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, Pinckley was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 10/24/64 of diarrhea.  He was buried in grave #11406 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  The son of Michael and Ann Tosh Pinckley, he was brother to Richard K and Wm C Pinckley, both also of Co B.  MR #1360

PINCKLEY, RICHARD K(ENDRICK), Companies B & A, corporal/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Buena Vista, Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 (same as his brothers) and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 24 (b. 5/18/1841).  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  Pinckley was not captured with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  These men were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  Pinckley was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  His Civil War Questionnaire says he left Nashville on a train to Johnsonville, TN, then rode his horse home.  He married Elizabeth C Lowrance in 1865.  After the war he farmed and dealt in cotton.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension.  Pinckley lived near the Hollow Rock, TN Post Office in 1890, but lived most of his life near Buena Vista, TN.  He died sometime on 6/5/1922.  He was 80 years and 7 months old when he filled out his questionnaire.  Buried in the McAuley Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN, he does not have a military marker.  His wife applied for a widow's pension.  The son of Michael and Ann Tosh Pinckley, he was brother to James T and William C Pinckley, both also of Co B.  MR #1361

PINCKLEY, WILLIAM C, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 28.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through North East Ferry in NC on 3/1/65, Pinckley was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He joined Post #58 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887, and applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  He died in the 1890s and is buried in Sellers Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  The son of Michael and Ann Tosh Pinckley, he was brother to James T and Richard K Pinckley, also of Co B.  His widow, Mary F Hardy (m. 1858) Pinckley applied for a pension in January 1898.  MR #1362 

PINKSTON, ELIJAH (N), Companies D, C & E, corporal/private, enlisted for 3 years at Huntingdon, TN on 6/26/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 35.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Pinkston went AWOL from 2/17/63-5/26/63.  He returned and served as an ambulance driver from 8/8/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and most likely other eastern prisons.  Exchanged through North East Ferry, NC on 2/27/65, he was taken to the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN with scrobutus.  He listed his nearest relative as his wife Emily of Buena Vista, TN.  This appears to be Hannah Uptigrove, who he married in 1855.  Pinkston was discharged at the Jeffersonville, IN military hospital on 6/1/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880 while living in Franklin Co, IL near Cave City.  MR #1365

PINKSTON, HAMILTON, Companies A & I, private, enlisted for 3 years by Lieutenant Murray in Paducah, KY on 9/10/64 and mustered there on 10/10/64 at age 52.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN.  By November and December of 1864 he was absent ill and “never did anything but light work around camp.”  Pinkston was discharged on disability at Mound City, IL on 2/17/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880 while living in Benton Co, TN.  Pinkston died 1/1/1884 in Carroll Co, TN (pension).  His wife, Jane Rogers Pinkston, applied for a widow’s pension.  MR #1366

PINKSTON, NAPOLEON B(URROUGHS), Co C, private, enlisted in Columbus, KY on 8/4/64 at age 19.  He lived near the Carroll and Benton Co line.  Pinkston deserted by November, 1864.  He married Matilda Kilbreath, daughter of George W Killbreath of Co C, in 1870.  In the 1890 census he lived near the Divider, TN Post Office and had an account at the Holladay Store in Holladay, TN.  Pinkston died in January 1933 and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Benton Co, TN.  He was the son of John and Phoebe Ross Pinkston.  MR #1367

POMROY (POMEROY), ISAAC M, Co K, corporal/sergeant, enlisted by Captain Beatty for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/2/63 at age 37.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident thereof.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 10/11/64 of scrobutus.  He is buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery under the name of his nephew, John A Pomeroy, for some unknown reason.  His widow, Susan E Pomeroy, applied for a pension in 1866.  In 1890 she lived near the Middlefork Post Office in Henderson Co, TN.  She knew Pomeroy “died in prison” but she couldn’t “tell anything about it.”  MR #1368

POMROY (POMEROY), JOHN A, Companies K, B & C, private/corporal, enlisted  for 3 years by Captain Beatty in Henderson Co, TN on 5/29/63 at age 20.  He was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Pomeroy made corporal on 5/29/63.  His horse was captured at Union City, TN but either he was not, he escaped or he failed to report to parole camp since he is listed as present with the detachment (those not captured) in June/July 1864.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Pomeroy applied for an invalid pension in 1897 while living in Lamar Co, TX.  His wife, Sarah L Pomeroy, applied for a widow’s pension in July 1916, also from Texas.  MR #1369

POND, DARLING A, Co K, corporal/private, enlisted in Henderson Co, TN on 5/1/63 by Captain Beatty at age 25.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in either Anson Co, NC (most likely since his parents were there in 1850 census) or Henderson Co, TN.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Pond either deserted at Grand Junction, TN on 7/10/63 (likely but later removed) or was captured at Grand Junction, TN on 7/12/63 (unlikely).  He was definitely captured somewhere and sent to prison in Richmond, VA, where he was in the hospital.  Paroled at Richmond on 9/23/63, Pond was sent to the hospital in Annapolis, MD where he died of either Febris Typhoidus or Chronic Diarrhea.  His effects included: 1 cap, 1 uniform jacket, 1 blouse, 1 trousers, 1 boots, 1 socks.  Their value was $2.50 and would have been the new clothes issued after he left prison.  Elizabeth P Goff applied for a widow’s pension on his record in 1884 and a minor’s pension was filed in 1886 with George D Pond, son of Elizabeth and Darling A Pond, as guardian.  MR #1370

POPE, FRANKLIN B, Co D.  This man's mother and father applied for dependent parent pension but both were denied.  Pope has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

POPE, JAMES E, Co I, private, enlisted for 1 year by Lieutenant Murray and mustered the same day at Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 at age 21.  He was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, black or blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Hardin or Carroll Co, TN. At the time of his enlistment he was a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL.  Pope was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  A minor’s pension application was filed in Missouri in 1891 on Pope’s record.  The guardian was J. B. Means.  MR #1371

PORT, JOHN, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years by L D Crocket at Paducah, KY on 1/7/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 19.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Graves Co, KY.  He received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Port was involved in a regimental court martial which stopped half of two months pay.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  MR #1372

PORTER, DAVID G(RANVILLE), Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 and mustered there the same day at age 18 (b. 12/16/46).  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  At the time of his enlistment he was a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $66.66.  In March 1865 he was on guard at the corral.  Discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65, Porter returned to Carroll Co, TN where he married Nancy E Spain in 1868.  A member of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1892, Porter applied for an invalid pension in 1903.  He died on 5/25/1921 at Whitthorne, TN and is buried in the Ferguson Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  The son of James J and Francis Downing Porter of Carroll Co, TN, he was brother to John R Porter, also of Co I.  MR #1373

PORTER, JOHN R(OBERT), Companies F & I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Co F in Carroll Co, TN on 9/14/62 at age 18 (b. 8/31/45).  He was 6’2” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof in 1860.  He joined with the consent of his parents, James J and Francis Downing Porter.  Porter served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  At the time of Porter's re-enlistment, this time in Co I, at Paducah, KY at age 19, he was a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL.  He was “on guard at the corral” at the same time as his brother, David G Porter, in March 1865.  Both were discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1878, John R Porter applied for an invalid pension.  He joined Post #56 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887 and was an officer on 12/18/1896.  He died on 1/25/1915 and is buried in Earlsboro Cemetery, Pottawatomie Co, OK.  His wife, Easter J Jones Porter, applied for a widow’s pension in 1916 from Oklahoma.  She died in 1920.  MR #1374 & 1375

PORTERFIELD, ALFRED D, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years on 8/10/62 in Carroll Co, TN and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 41.  He was 5’7 ½” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, grey hair, a farmer, born in Sullivan Co, TN on 10/14/1820.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he went to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment to await exchange.  He died there on 5/15/63 of probable brain fever (from mother’s pension).  Porterfield never married.  His mother, Jane Erwin Porterfield, widow of Samuel Porterfield, applied for a dependent mother’s pension in 1870.  MR #1376

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