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Revised 6/20/2012

POWELL, AARON (M), Co K, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Gibson Co, TN on 5/1/63 at age 44.  He was 5’5” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Gibson 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 8/2/64 of acute diarrhea.  He was buried in either grave #4572 or #6686 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His widow, Tabitha Vick Powell (m. 1837), applied for and received a pension in 1867.  MR #1378

POWELL, BENJAMIN A, Co B, private.  This man has only one page in his muster roll and the only information is that he was present in January/February 1864. MR #1379

POWERS, HENRY M(EEKS), Co H, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN in September 1862 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at age 32 (census).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Powers lost his horse at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62.  He may not have gone to parole camp since he was AWOL from  La Grange, TN in June of 1863, along with about 100 others.  He returned to duty, however.  A letter from Powers, written in March 1864 to his wife, Perriller, survives.  Shortly after this letter was written Powers was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 10/3/64 of scrobutus (scurvy) and is buried in grave #10318 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Perilla W Essary Powers applied for a widow’s pension in 1869.  In the 1890 veterans’ census she had not remarried and lived in Henderson Co, TN.  Powers was the son of “one-eyed” Bennett and Maria Powers.  MR #1380

POWERS, IRA, Companies A & C, private/corporal, enlisted by Captain Smith for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/2/62 and mustered on 8/4/62 at age 22/26/27/46 (all ages in records).  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Decatur Co, TN (b. 5/30/1837).  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Powers was paroled at the battle of Lexington on 12/18/62, and most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that he was surrendered with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  The men not captured were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  Powers was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1890, Powers lived in Lexington, Henderson Co, TN, joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #81, and applied for an invalid pension.  He died on 5/11/1904 and is buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  His wife, Sara Ann Moreland Powers, applied for a widow’s pension in July 1904.  Powers was the son of Bennett and Annis P Taylor Powers and a cousin to other Powers men in the 7th Tennessee.  MR #1381

POWERS, JOEL, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/5/62 at age 22.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Stationed with a detachment of the 7th Tennessee along the Tennessee and Mississippi border, he deserted from Grand Junction, TN, along with about 100 others, and remained gone until 2/17/64.  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 10/9//64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He is buried in grave #13540 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  In August of 1873 an application for a minor’s pension was filed with Andrew E Aydelott as guardian.  In June of 1880 Power’s wife, Martha, applied for a widow’s pension.  This may indicate that she had married again but lost her 2nd husband.  Powers was the son of John and Elizabeth Powers and brother to Stephen L and Riley Powers.  MR #1382

POWERS, JOHN, 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 21/22.  He was 6’1” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $75.  Powers was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863 but he returned to duty.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was erroneously reported to have died at Andersonville on 10/26/64 (probably was Joel).  John was paroled from the eastern prisons through Vicksburg, MS on 4/21/65.  Unfortunately, he was one of the six members of the 7th Tennessee who died on the ill-fated steamer “Sultana” upstream from Memphis, TN on 4/27/65.  Powers may have been the son of Stephen Powers of Henderson Co, TN.  There is a military marker for him in the Powers Cemetery but it may be a commemorative stone.  MR #1383

POWERS, JOHN, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY by T. J. Gaskins on 10/10/64 and mustered the same day at age 18.  He was 5’6” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Weakley Co, TN.  He is listed as “deserted” on 6/7/65 at Paducah, KY but was able to explain it away in 1906 when he applied for an invalid pension.  His record was amended to read “discharged on 6/7/65.”  Powers died in Como, TN on 6/18/1926.  Powers widow, Francis E Powers, applied for a pension in July 1926.  This man is most likely not a relative of the other Powers in the regiment who were from Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1384

POWERS, RILEY, Companies H & I, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at age 17 (census).  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863 but he apparently returned to duty.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in February 1865 of diarrhea acute.  He was buried in grave #12644 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  In a letter written in Paducah, KY on 4/25/1865 by Stephen Powers (Co A) to his sisters in Henderson Co, TN, Stephen reported that his and their brother Joel was dead but the last time he heard his brother Riley wasn’t dead but he was afraid he was.  They were the children of John and Elizabeth Grice Powers.  Their brothers William (48th IL) and Bennett were also in the military.  Stephen was afraid Bennett was dead, as well.  MR #1385

POWERS, STEPHEN (LAYFAYETTE), Companies A & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/27/62 at age 19.  He was 5’10” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN (b. 8/9/1843).  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  This resulted in a loss of pay for Powers from June 1863-3/1/64.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that he was surrendered with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  The men not captured were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  Powers was in the hospital in Paducah, KY in September and October of 1864.  He returned to active duty on 1/10/65 and was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  After the war he was a Republican, a Baptist, and a farmer in the 14th district of Henderson Co, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880.  Powers died on 4/3/1920 and is buried in the Judson Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Mary Ann Bartholomew Powers (m. 1861), applied for a widow’s pension in May 1920.  Powers was the son of John and Elizabeth Grice Powers and brother to Riley and Joel Powers of the 7th Tennessee.  MR #1386

POWERS, THOMAS J, Co A, enlisted September 1864.  This man applied for an invalid pension but it was denied.  He has no records in the 7th Tennessee muster rolls.

POWERS, WILLIS, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 29.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $75.  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 6/5/64 of diarrhea acute.  He was buried in grave #1638 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His widow, Telitha Ann Moody Powers, remarried a Martin.  There is an application for a minor's pension in 1869.  The government paid the Powers Estate $96.70 in a settlement in 1879.  Powers was the son of Bennett and Maria Powers and brother to Henry Meeks Powers.  MR #1387

PRESLAR, JAMES, Co C, corporal/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 9/5/62 at age 21/22.  He was 5’5 ½”or 5’6” tall, dark complexion, hazel or brown eyes, dark or auburn hair, a farmer, born in Anson Co, NC.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he was in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  There Preslar became ill with phthisis pulmonalia and erysipelas and was discharged on 5/2/63.  A note says that phthisis was hereditary in his family.  His wife, Winney Holmes Preslar, remarried a Dickson.  She filed for a widow’s pension on Preslar in 1905.  Preslar appears to be the son of Cobb and Penelope Preslar.  MR #1388

PRESLAR, MINTON T, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Jackson on 8/18/62 at age 30.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  He was 5’10” or 5’11 ½” tall, fair or dark complexion, blue or black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Anson Co, NC but a resident of Henderson Co, TN.  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.  Most men were exchanged by October 1863.  Preslar is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia but was released through Charleston, SC on 12/11/64 and taken to the military hospital in Annapolis, Maryland.  He died there of diarrhea and scrobutus (scurvy) on 1/9/65 and was buried in the Ashgrove Cemetery in plot #1372.  He had “an outfit” at death.  This would have been the new clothes he was issued to replace his prison clothes.  Hosea Preslar, administrator of his estate; reported the balance in the estate on August 2, 1867 as $63. 26.  This was confirmed by the court, in September 1867.  MR #1389

PRESLAR, WILLIAM C, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 19.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  There was no other information in his muster rolls.  The New York Times of 12/20/64, in an article entitled “The Union Captives,” published some names of the dead found on scraps of paper.  They indicate that Preslar died at the Florence, SC prison at an unknown date.  MR #1390

PRESSEN (PRESSON), ELLIS T(AYLOR), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years.  He was present in January and February 1864 but is 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 8/21/64.  Presson’s widow, Catherine Presson, applied for a pension in 1867.  In the 1883 list of pensioners, she was living in Benton Co, TN and was receiving $8 per month, the standard amount for the wife of a private.  MR #1395

PRESSEN (PRESTON), RICHARD L, Co B, private.  He was present in January and February 1864 but is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia, but was moved to the prison in Millen, GA where he died sometime in 1864.  Buried first in grave 141 A in Millen, his body was moved to the National Cemetery in Beaufort, SC in 1868 to Section 23 #2060.  MR #1396

PRESSON, HENRY T, Co I, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Benton Co, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at age 25/26.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN and a resident thereof.  Presson made corporal on 12/15/63.  He is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Moved to the prison in Goldboro, NC, he escaped and was “received Union lines at Newbern, NC on 3/15/65.”  His partner in that escape was George Huffman of the 14th Illinois Cavalry.  Huffman wrote a detailed account of their escape which was eventually published in The Guilford Genealogist, v 25, #1, Spring 1998, #81.  Presson was sent to Camp Chase, OH then discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Newbern, Madrid Co, MO.  His widow, Lucinda E P Presson, applied for a pension in 1899.  MR #1398

PRESSON, JOHN W(ILLIAM) H(ARRISON), Companies A & I, private, enlisted by Captain King for 3 years in Buena Vista, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered in Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at age 20/30.  He was 6’1” tall, light complexion, dark eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $100.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that Presson was surrendered with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  The men not captured were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  In May and June of 1864, Presson was noted as present.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1890 Presson applied for an invalid pension while living in Missouri.  His widow, Eliza Jane McCurly Presson, applied for a pension in 1897.  A minor’s pension in 1902 mentions E J Dial as guardian.  All pensions were filed from Missouri.  Pesson appears to be the son of Matthew Jared and Nancy A Little Presson.  MR #1399

PRESSON, THOMAS H(ENRY) H, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN the same day at age 21/24 (b. 2/1/1842).  He was 5’11” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN but his family was in Illinois, temporarily.  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 most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  The men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Presson was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November/December 1864, he was taken to the hospital in Annapolis, MD then sent on to Jeffersonville, IN, where he was said to have scrobutus.  His hospital contact was his wife, Elizabeth Liles Presson, who was living in Jackson Co, IL.  Presson was discharged at Jeffersonville, IN on 6/19/65 and returned to Benton Co, TN, where he became a minister.  He applied for an invalid pension and was listed as a recipient of $6 per month in the 1883 pensioners list.  He died on 3/9/1916 in Camden, TN and is buried in the Prospect Cemetery northwest of Camden in Benton Co, TN.  He has a military marker. MR #1400

PREWETT, JAMES, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/9/62 by Captain Smith and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/19/62 at age 20.  He was 5’6” or 5’8” tall, fair or dark complexion, grey or black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in either Humphreys or Maury County in Tennessee.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, Prewett most likely spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment awaiting exchange.  These men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  Prewett was not surrendered with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  The men not captured were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the spring and summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  Prewett died at Columbus, KY on 5/11/64 of unknown cause.  His effects included 1 outfit, 2 pairs of socks, and 1 blanket.  MR #1401

PREWETT (PRUETT), JOHN E, 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 35/46.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  At first he was thought to be AWOL from Saulsbury, TN on 8/21/63 but his one year enlistment was over.  It turned out he was captured at Bolivar, TN on 8/27/63 and taken to prison in Richmond, VA.  He was in the hospital there with typhoid.  His exchange through City Point, VA on 4/16/64 is the last thing in his record except that he never mustered out.  In 1881, Prewett applied for and received an invalid pension while living in the area of Greene and Clay Co, Arkansas.  He died on 7/7/1899 and is buried in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Greene Co, Arkansas.  His widow, Elizabeth Ann Hampton Prewett (m. 1846), received a pension also while living in Arkansas.  MR #1402

PRICHARD (PRITCHARD), WILLIAM D, Companies E & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 26.  He was 5’6” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  It was thought at first that he was AWOL from 3/29/63-4/26/63 from Saulsbury, TN but a note in his record explains “He left his command while deranged and while so was captured” on 9/20/63 at Lexington" and was taken to prison where he was admitted to the hospital in Danville, VA on 12/15/63 with smallpox.  Placed in a ward on 12/25/63, Pritchard was readmitted to the hospital on 3/17/64.  Sent to Richmond, VA and placed in hospital #21 on 4/21/64 with chronic diarrhea, he was paroled through City Point, VA on 4/30/64, taken to the Annapolis, MD hospital on 5/2/64 with debility and scurvy in June of 1864.  He returned to duty on 8/5/64 and was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Married to Sarah B Pritchard, he was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and traded at the Holladay Store in Benton Co, TN after the war.  Pritchard applied for an invalid pension in 1889 and died on 9/24/1889.  He is buried in the Mt Comfort Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1889.  MR #1404

PRITCHARD (PRICHETT), NATHAN C(LARK), Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Smith in Lexington, TN on 8/8/62 and mustered in Jackson, TN on 8/19/62 at age 18.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN to Andrew and Eliza Pritchard.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $75.  Pritchard was in the battle of Lexington, TN and at Trenton, TN, where he was captured on 12/20/62.  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.  These men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Charleston, SC on 12/16/64, he was sent first to Camp Parole but later returned to the regiment and discharged when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1890 Pritchard applied for an invalid pension and moved to Dyer Co, TN near the Finley PO..  He complained to the census taker that he had diseased lungs from his time in prison.  He died on 8/8/1924 and his buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Finley, TN. (new marker).  His wife, Amanda McCall Pritchard, applied for a widow's pension in 1924.  His mother was Elizabeth Essary Pritchard.  MR #1406

PRUETT, JOSEPH, Co F.  The widow of this man applied for a pension in the 1890s but it was denied.  Pruett has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

PRUETT, ROBERT M(EADOWS), Companies B & A, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 29/30/31.  He was 6’1” tall, fair/ or dark complexion, blue or dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Umphries (Humphreys) Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he may have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) awaiting exchange.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that he was surrendered with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.  The men not captured were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the spring and summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  Pruett was still in Columbus, KY in September/October on detachment.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He married Nancy Caroline Rowe in 1865 and moved from Carroll Co, TN to Benton Co,TN then to Van Buren and Green Counties in Arkansas.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1887.  Pruett died in Green Co, AR on 12/05/1907.  The son of Elijah and Beersheba Pruett of Carroll Co, TN, he was brother to Simpson B Pruett of Co B.  MR #1412

PRUETT, SIMPSON B, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Martin in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 at age 23/27.  He was 6’1 ½” or 6’2” tall, fair or dark complexion, blue or grey eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Stuard (Stewart) Co, TN.  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.  The men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  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 8/1/64 of bronchitis.  He seems to be buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in a grave mislabeled as ”Grovett.”  Pruett was the son of Elijah and Beersheba Pruett and the brother of Robert M Pruett of companies A & B.  MR #1413

PUCKETT, WALTER E, Co L (no company by this name existed, probably Co I), private, enlisted in Union City, TN on 12/2/63.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  On 2/28/65, when Colonel O’Neil of the Confederate Army offered release from prison to those who would join the army of the CSA, Puckett, 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, as did Puckett.  He reported at the Department of the South, was sent first to Hilton Head, SC, then to Annapolis, MD on 5/24/66 on the ship “Star of the South.”  He mustered out at Camp Chase, OH on 6/30/65 due to disability.  In 1888  Puckett applied for an invalid pension while living in Kansas.  His widow, Agnes King Woods Puckett (m. 1873), received a pension around 1910, also in Kansas.  They are buried in Manhattan, KS.  MR #1415

PUGH, JOHN, Co F, private, enlisted by Captain Hawkins in Carroll Co, TN on 9/20/62 for 1 year and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62.  He was 64 years of age at the time, the oldest known recruit for the 7th Tennessee.  Pugh was 5’6 ½” tall, dark complexion, gray eyes, gray hair, a farmer, born in Orange Co, NC but a resident of Carroll Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) awaiting exchange.  Sent to Nashville in September 1863, he mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Pugh was still alive in the 1870 census of Carroll Co, TN but is gone from the 1880.  He is buried in the Christian’s Chapel Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but no dates.  His wife, Didamia Pugh, lived to age 92.  They appear to be the parents of Walter C Pugh.  MR #1416

PUGH, WALTER C(RANDELL), Co F, pvt, enlisted for 1 year by Captain Hawkins in Carroll Co, TN on 9/20/62 and mustered on 9/24/62 at age 28.  He was 6’ tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Jackson Co, GA.  He was appointed corporal on 10/20/62.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) awaiting exchange.  Sent to Nashville in September 1863, he mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He married Tursey A Kee in 1860.  She owned a store in Long Rock.  Pugh joined the GAR in 1888 and applied for an invalid pension, #890,736/682,811, in 1890.  He taught a singing class in Beaver Academy in 1895 and was Postmaster of Long Rock, TN in 1899.  He died on 11/14/1913 at Atwood, TN and is buried in the Carter’s Chapel Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  Tursey Pugh applied for a widow’s pension in 1913.  Pugh was the son of John and Didamia Pugh.  MR #1417

PULLY (PULLEY), JAMES W, Co C, private/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years at Union City, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City on 12/14/63 at age 29.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Virginia but a resident of Dyer Co, TN.  He was originally in Co B  of the 13th/14th (Bradford's) Tennessee Cavalry.  He was one of the 19 men, 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 spring and summer of 1864.  These men left the 7th to become part of Co E, 6th Tennessee Cavalry.  Pully was present with the 7th Tennessee in May/June 1864, probably at Columbus, KY.  He appears to have been in military prison at Nashville on 12/24/64.  MR #1418

PURDON, BENJAMIN C, Co I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 4/4/65 and mustered on 4/11/65 at age 17/18.  He was 5’6” tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Calloway Co, KY or in Henry Co, TN.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1867 Purdon married Julia Ann Catherine Foster in Ripley Co, MO.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1892 and died on 5/18/1923.  He is buried in the Marble Hill Cemetery, Poplar Bluff, Butler Co, MO.  Purdon’s parents were Cornelius N and Rebecca Harpool Purdon.  MR #1420

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