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Revised 6/21/2012

RADFORD, WILLIAM P, Companies E & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN by Captain Parsons on 6/28/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/11/62 at age 27.  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henry Co, TN.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Radford 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.  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.  At some point Radford was sent to the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN where he was ill with scrobutus.  He listed his wife Elizabeth Radford, who was living in Illinois, as the person to contact.  Discharge on 6/26/65 was most likely due to illness.  Radford is buried in the Oak Cemetery in the Crab Orchard Wildlife Preserve in Williamson Co, IL.  A minor’s pension for William A Radford was filed from Tennessee in 1890.  MR #1423

RAFFERTY, WILLIAM, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 46.  He was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, Rafferty failed to report to parole camp and was AWOL from 12/20/62 through 4/1/64.  He returned to duty in May 1864.  Rafferty was honorably discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1880.  His widow, Catherine Rafferty, applied for a pension while living in Kentucky.  MR #1424

RAINEY, JAMES H(OWELL), Companies E & C, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Parsons at Huntingdon, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 9/24/62 at age 18.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, black eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Rainey was AWOL from 2/17/63 through 5/26/63 after the battles at Lexington and Trenton, Tennessee in December 1862.  He had returned to duty by 1/25/64 since he was appointed corporal then.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Rainey was a prisoner 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, Rainey and others from the 7th Tennessee took advantage of the opportunity.  Most deserted the rebels as soon as possible and made their way back to Union lines at some point, as did Rainey.  He returned on 4/28/65 and was due $.25 per day for 398 days.  He was honorably discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Rainey married Martha A Burch in 1867 and moved to Camden, Arkansas about 1872.  He applied for an invalid pension, in 1882.  Rainey died on 3/6/1917 in Camden, Ouachita Co, Arkansas and is buried there in the Greenwood Cemetery.  MR #1426

RAY, JOHN F, Co C, enlisted May 1864,  He applied for an invalid pension in 1866 without receiving it.  His wife also applied and received a widow's pension in 1866 which must indicated he died that year.  A minor's pension was filed in 1872.  Ray has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

RAY, ROBERT F, Co E, applied for but did not receive an invalid pension in 1898. Ray has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

RAY, WILLIAM J, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 11/24/64 at age 18.  Ray was 5’4” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in McNairy Co, TN.  He was due a $100 bounty.  Ray lived in Millbrook, IL at the time of his enlistment, which was near the end of the war.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65, having served less than a year.  Ray married Mary Ann Callison in 1867.  In 1886 he applied for an invalid pension.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Dresden Post Office in Weakley Co, TN.  He died on 7/20/1928 in Greenfield, TN and is buried in the Meridian Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Weakley Co, TN.  His widow, Mary Ann Callison Ray applied for a pension while still a resident of Tennessee.  MR #1430

READ (REED), ISAAC S, Co A,private, enlisted for 3 years by Lieutenant Allender at Lexington, TN on 8/7/63 and mustered at Memphis, TN on 11/23/63 at about age 18.  He was 5’3” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Reed 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 6/13/63 but returned to duty at some point.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time as a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Released through Charleston, SC on 12/6/64 on the hospital transport “Northern Lights,” Reed died of chronic diarrhea on board ship on 12/9/64 and was buried at sea.  His effects included 1 cap, 1 blouse, 1 trousers, 1 shoes worth $2.00.  These would be the new clothing issued after release from prison.  He was the son of Louis and Jane Teague Reed of Henderson Co, TN.  Jane Reed applied for a dependent mother’s pension in 1865.  MR #1431

REDDING, WILLIAM R (A), Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year by Captain Hawkins in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 21 (born 11/27/1840).  He was 5’7 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and a resident thereof.  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.  The son of Henry and Martha Redding, he married Josephine Allen in 1866.  He died on 2/14/1868 and is buried in the Long Rock (Old) Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1884 and there is a minor's pension.  MR #1438 

REED (READ), FRANK (FRANCIS) M, Co A, 2nd lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 20.  He deserted camp at Jackson, TN on 2/6/63, was still missing on 7/6/63 and was under arrest by 2/13/64.  Reed does not have a discharge date in his muster rolls so most likely deserted again.  He married Mary A Dennison, sister of Levi Dennison, also of Co A.  Reed is reported to have been killed in a hunting accident in 1874 near Wallace’s Mill Pond in Henderson Co, TN.  He is buried in the Union Church Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker (replacement) that identified him as a lieutenant in the 11th Illinois Cavalry USA.  Reed is not listed on the roster of that unit, however.  That regiment was part of Colonel Ingersoll’s command at the battle of Lexington in December 1862.  Reed was the son of Joseph and Tabitha Fuller Reed of Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1441

REED (READ), JOHN C, Co A, private, enlisted in Jackson, TN on 8/8/62 at age 21.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  In 1860 he was a laborer in Civil District #11 in Obion Co, TN.  The sequence of events in his muster roll record is very unclear.  He is said to have deserted from 12/10/62 to 5/1/63 and to be absent sick in May/June 1863.  The desertion was removed because he was “captured while trying to rejoin unit.”  He is listed in the Confederate hospital in Danville, VA on 2/23/64 with intermittent fever.  It is unlikely he would have been exchanged and back with the regiment by 3/24/64 when it was captured and taken to Andersonville Prison.  Reed was in Andersonville, however, maybe due to transfer from Virginia.  He died there on 6/26/64 of acute diarrhea and was buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in grave #2219 or 2519.  His widow, Lucy A Davenport (m. 1860), married Charles H Batt of Co K, 6th TN Cavalry USA in 1868.  She applied for a widow’s pension while living in Arkansas.  A minor’s pension for Emma J Reed was also filed from Arkansas.  John C Reed was the son of Louis and Jane Teague Reed and brother to Isaac S Reed, also of Co A.  MR #1444

REED (READ), ROBERT J, Co D, 5th corporal, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/22/62 at age 36.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  His pension papers say he was 6’5” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Reed was not captured at the battle of Trenton, TN in December 1862 because he was home sick with pneumonia.  He was AWOL from Grand Junction, TN, where a detachment was stationed, by 5/12/63 but returned to duty.  Discharged at Memphis, TN on 10/26/63, he joined Co K, 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry, as did his son Washington.  Reed was married to Nancy J Enochs and lived near the Maple Creek, TN Post Office.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1879 and joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1887, giving Benton Co, TN as his residence.  He filed a Loyalist Claim after the war asking reimbursement for losses.  Reed is buried in the Barr Springs Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but it has no dates.  MR #1445 

REED, SIRRENEUS (SIRENIOUS), Co A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/5/62 and mustered on 8/18/62 at age 22/25 (b. 11/9/39).  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Reed was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  He left on 6/20/63 but had returned to duty by 2/1/64 when he was promoted to corporal.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Savannah, GA/Charleston, SC in November/December 1864, he was taken first to the hospital in Annapolis, MD.  His muster was complete by 12/14/64 and he was discharged officially with the regiment on 8/9/65.  He married Sarah Ann Wallace in 1866.  In the 1890 veterans’ census Reed reported that he had bone scurvy, rheumatism and heart disease.  He joined Post #65 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) and gave his address as Lone Elm, Henderson Co, TN.  Reed applied for an invalid pension in the 1880s and died on 6/22/1924 at Newburn, TN.  He is buried in McCall Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  The son of Joseph and Tabitha Fuller Reed, he was brother to Frank M Reed, also of Co A.  MR #1446

REEDE (READ or REED), GEORGE W, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years at Corinth, MS on 9/1/63 at age 18.  He was in the hospital in Columbus, KY in January and February of 1864.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned at Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in quarters on 6/14/64 of chronic diarrhea.  It appears that he was buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery under the marker for G W Rhodes, also in Company A, but who survived the war.  The date on Rhodes marker is the date of Reed’s death.  The New York Times reported the death under the name C W Reed.  Reed seems to have been the son of John L and Mary Ann Bird Read and brother to John C Reed, also of Co A.  The brothers died within 12 days of each other.  MR #1447

REEVES, JAMES LEONADAS, Co C.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1907 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

REEVES, RICHARD F (T), Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/20/62 at age 25.  He contracted congestive fever shortly after enlistment, went home to Henderson Co, TN and died on either 1/31/1863 (tombstone) or 2/2/63 (muster rolls).  Reeves is buried in the Derryberry Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  The son of Richard E and Eliza M. Miller Reeves, he was married to Elizabeth Davis Reeves, who applied for and received a widow's pension in 1870.  MR #1450

REIVES (REEVES), ELISHA G, Co C, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 at age 22.  He was 5’5 ½” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Humphries Co, TN, a farmer.  Reeves was in the battle of Trenton, TN but there is no further information in his muster rolls except that his later application for discharge was denied.  The problem is “not on record.”  He most likely deserted.  Reeves appears to be the son of Jonathan and Mary Perry Reeves of Hickman Co, TN.  MR #1452

RENFRO, MARK (MARCUS), Companies C & A, 2nd lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/28/62 and mustered on 9/5/62 in Jackson, TN at age 48/50/53/54 (all given, census about 50).  He has two descriptive lists so was either 5’11”or 6’ ½”, fair or dark complexion, grey or hazel eyes, light or dark hair, a farmer, born in Rone (Roane) Co, TN but a resident of Decaturville in Decatur Co, TN.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Renfro 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.  Renfro was back with the regiment on 6/20/63 when the officers returned.  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.  He became part of Co A when the companies were re-organized in Columbus, KY and was under arrest at Paducah, KY on 4/27/65 for some unknown infraction.  Renfro became ill with dysentery and was sent to Cumberland Hospital in Nashville, TN where he died on 8/6/65 (tombstone) or 8/7/65 (muster roll).  He is buried in the Derryberry Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN and has a military marker.  His wife, Hephzibah Renfro, applied for a widow’s pension in 1860.  MR #1453

RENFRO, THOMAS J, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years on 1/1/64 at age 32.  A resident of Decatur Co, TN in 1860, he never mustered, most likely because the regiment was captured soon afterward.  Renfro was due a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time as a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Exchanged through Jacksonville, FL on 4/28/65 with one of the last groups of the 7th Tennessee to be released, Renfro mustered out at Camp Chase, OH on 6/16/65.  He seems to be the son of John D Renfro, according to Renfro family information.  MR #1456

RENSHAW, HENRY G, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/5/62 at age 22.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Renshaw deserted 6/10/63 and was AWOL from Grand Junction, TN on 6/13/63 but apparently returned.  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 7/29/64 of dysentery and typhus.  He was buried in grave #4254 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  A resident of Henderson Co, TN, he was the son of John W and Elizabeth Renshaw of that county.  MR #1457

REVES (REAVES or REEVES), JESSE, Companies D & G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Trenton, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton on 9/24/62 at age 20.  He was 5’9 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, born in Graves Co, KY, a farmer.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Reeves lost clothing worth $4.07.  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.  Reeves served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He joined Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry in Paducah, KY as a private, age 23, on 1/2/64 and mustered on 2/1/64.  Reeves was shot in the abdomen by the enemy while on duty near Waverly Landing, TN.  He died in the post hospital at Johnsonville, TN on 10/20/64 (pension).  He is buried in the Nashville Military Cemetery.  MR #1458

RHODES (RHOADS), EDWARD (H), private/corporal, Co F, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 9/24/62 at age 25.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Haywood Co, TN.  He made corporal on 10/20/62.  Rhodes did not receive a bounty or a premium 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.  Most of the men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  Rhodes, however, remained at Camp Chase and mustered out there on 9/29/63.  In 1889, he applied for an invalid pension.  When joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) the same year, Rhodes listed his occupation as farmer and his residence as Huntingdon, TN.  In 1910 he was 72 years old, living in the 8th District of Carroll Co, TN.  He appears to be the son of Zachariah B and Sarah Rhodes.  MR #1459

RHOADS (RHODES), WILLIAM B, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Huntingdon, TN on 9/24/63 and mustered the same day at Trenton, TN at age 26.  He was detailed in the military as a wagon master.  Nothing else is in his muster roll except his discharge at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1883 and died on 3/7/1920 in Hamilton, IL.  Rhodes’ wife, Sarah Rhodes, applied for a pension 1920.  MR #1460    

RHODES (RHOADES), JAMES P, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/5/62 at age 28.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $75.  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.  These men were exchanged from June through September, 1863.  Rhodes was absent due to illness in February 1864 which is probably why he was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN in March 1864.  There is no further information or discharge in his muster rolls.  Rhodes married Martha A Reed. He applied for an invalid pension in 1899 while living in Texas.  Rhodes appears to be the son of Israel and Phoebe Rhodes of Henderson Co, TN and brother to John Mitchell Rhodes.  His wife and son are buried in the Letitia Cemetery, Comanche Co, OK.  MR #1463

RHODES, JOHN M(ITCHELL), Co A, ordnance sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 33/36.  His residence in 1860 was Lexington, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $100 and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, Rhodes 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.  Rhodes’ record, however, mentions a return to the regiment on 1/10/64 from some sort of absence.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was a prisoner in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He was one of the officers who signed a petition asking President Lincoln to restart the exchange of prisoners.  (See Hawkins’ Tories, p. 75)  Exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November/December 1864, he was taken to a hospital in Annapolis, MD then on to the military hospital in Jeffersonville, IN, due to scurvy.  He was discharged through Louisville, KY on 6/30/65 and given travel from Louisville to Lexington, TN.  Rhodes received an invalid pension in 1873.  He died on 7/22/1891 and is buried in the Rhodes Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  His second wife, Martha A Bray Rhodes, applied for a widow’s pension in October 1891.  He was the son of Israel and Phoebe Rhodes and brother to James P Rhodes.  MR #1464

RHODES, WILLIAM G, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years by Major Smith in Lexington, TN on 8/1/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/19/62 at age 37/39.  Rhodes  was 5’10 ½”, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $95.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, he should have reported to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH along with Colonel Hawkins and others of the regiment to await exchange, which began in June 1863.  Rhodes, however, was AWOL by 4/10/63.  He was arrested on 4/8/64 as a deserter.  This was after the regiment had been taken to Andersonville Prison on 3/24/64.  There is a tombstone for Rhodes in the Andersonville Cemetery but it is a mistake and is most likely the stone for G. W. Reed. There is no discharge date for Rhodes in his records but he was alive when he applied for an invalid pension in 1885.  It appears to have been denied due to his desertion.  His widow, Susan C Rhodes, tried for a pension while living in Kentucky but it too seems to have been denied.  He may have been another son of Israel and Phoebe Rhodes and brother to John Mitchell and James P Rhodes, all of Co A.  MR #1465

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