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Revised 6/22/2012

ROGERS, CHRISTIAN (CHESTER), Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/2/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 17/19.  He was 5’7” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Callaway Co, KY.  He received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  Rogers mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  In 1889 Rogers applied for an invalid pension while living in Kentucky.  He died in Mansfield, KY in March of 1926. MR #1534

ROGERS, DAVID C, Co A, corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 28.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he failed to report to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  There is no further information in his military record.  He applied for an invalid pension  in 1884 but it was refused.  Rogers was a resident of Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1534

RODGERS, JOHN H, Co A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years by Major Smith in Lexington, TN on 8/18/62 and mustered at Jackson, TN on 8/19/62 at age 21/24.  He was 5’10 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN on 5/18/1841.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Lexington, TN on 12/18/62, 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 again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Released through Savannah, GA on 11/30/64 or Charleston, SC on 12/14/64, Rodgers was taken to the hospital in Annapolis, MD.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1889 and died at Scotts' Hill, TN on 5/2/1921.  Rodgers is buried in the Judson Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN with a military marker.  He was the husband of Nancy Jane Powers Rodgers and the son of George W and Nancy A Powers.  MR #1536

ROGERS, LEVEY (LEVY), Co B,private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 1/2/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 21.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Graves Co, KY.  He received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  He was on detached assignment on 9/10/64.  Rogers mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1889 while living in Kentucky.  MR #1537

ROGERS (RODGERS), A(ARON) A G, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Benton Co, TN on 8/1/62 and mustered on 8/18/62 at age 19/24.  He was 5’9”, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  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.  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 10/25/64 of gangrene.  He was buried in grave #6837 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  This soldier is most likely the same person as Gray Rogers.  MR #1539

ROGERS, ALEXANDER A, Co D, 2nd corporal/corporal, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 23.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $100.  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.  Rogers was listed as AWOL from Saulsbury, TN in October, 1863 but seems to have “explained” it away as he was discharged on 10/25/63, retroactively.  Rogers re-enlisted on 1/1/64, this time in Co G, 2nd TN Mounted Infantry at age 23.  He survived the war but his health was impaired.  His widow, Mary Jane Brinkley Rogers, lived in Decatur Co, TN near the Poplar Springs Post Office in the 1890 veterans’ census and had a widow's pension.  MR #1540

ROGERS, GRAY, Co B, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he failed to report to parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  He apparently returned in time to be captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 since he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  No further record is given.  Rogers died at Andersonville but it is not stated in his muster rolls.  George Huffman, a friend who saw him in his last days, gave this description.  “He didn’t recognize me. He had flies all over him and the vermin was at work on him.  He lived 3 or 4 days and died from exposure and starvation.”  This man is most likely the same as Aaron A. G. Rogers.  MR #1542

ROGERS, GREEN W, Companies B & A, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 21 (born 9/19/45).  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer and a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He does not appear to have been captured at the of Lexington or Trenton, TN and was present with the detachment in May 1863.  Promoted to corporal on 10/10/63, he was captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  Sent to Andersonville and other southeastern prisons, he was exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November and December 1864.  He was suffering from scurvy and could not report back to duty.  He completed muster on 12/14/64 and mustered out officially on 8/9/65 at Nashville, TN.  He became a doctor after the war.  In 1889 he applied for an invalid pension while living in Tiptonville, Lake Co, TN.  His pension application described him as 5’8” tall, fair complexion, eyes, light hair and as “a pretty good looking, soft, tender man” with scurvy.  He moved several more times including stays in Missouri and Arkansas.  Rogers died on 1/10/1914 in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas.  MR #1543

ROGERS, JAMES F, Co D, 5th sergeant/sergeant, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/14/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 20/21.  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  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.  He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Rogers re-enlisted, this time in Co G 2nd TN Mounted Infantry, as a musician on12/14/63 at age 21.  He was appointed Chief Musician on 8/27/64.  After the war, Rogers joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1885 while living in Huntingdon, TN.  In 1890, he was on the veterans’ census and applied for an invalid pension. In 1896 he was an officer in GAR Post #56 in Huntingdon, TN.  MR #1544

ROGERS, TAVENER, Co H, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62 at age 27.  He was 5’ tall.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Rogers deserted after the battle of Lexington, TN in December 1862 but was present at Union City, TN in January and February 1864.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  After exchange he was hospitalized in Mower General Hospital and was discharged in Philadelphia, PA on 6/26/65.  He married Mary Jane Powers, became a preacher, and died at Scotts Hill on 7/13/1925.  Buried in the Judson Community Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN, he has a military marker.  He was the son of George W and Nancy A Powers Rogers.  MR #1547

ROGERS, TOBIAS, Co A.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1902 but it was denied.

ROGERS, WILLIAM F, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 1 year and mustered in Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 by Lieutenant Royall at age 24/28.  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, black eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He was a refugee resident of Granville, IL at the time of enlistment and received a $66.66 bounty for enlistment.  He served 7 months and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  Rogers applied for an invalid pension in 1890 while living in Texas.  His widow, Amanda M Rogers, applied for a pension while living in Arkansas in 1903.  MR #1548

ROLLINS, JESSEE (JESSE) E, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Saulsbury, TN on 7/12/63 at age 19/20, while a resident of Carroll Co, TN.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Paroled through North East Ferry (Wilmington, NC) on 2/28/65, Rollins was sent to Camp Chase, OH.  Apparently he was ill from his prison experience and spent time in the hospital in Jeffersonville, IN.  Wesley Rollins in Lavinia, Carroll Co, TN was listed as his relative.  Rollins was discharged through Louisville, KY on 6/13/65.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension while living in Benton Co, TN.  Rollins died on 7/17/1921.  His wife, Mary E Rollins, applied for a widow’s pension  in July 1921 while living in Tennessee.  MR #1553

RONEY, THOMAS J(EFFERSON), Co B, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Helmer for 3 years in Columbus, KY on 9/10/64 and mustered at Paducah, KY the same day at age 18 (born 11/11/1844).  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Roney was 5’5” tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Obion Co, TN and a resident thereof.  Roney mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension while still living in Obion Co, TN.  He was a member of the G L Williams Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post from 1892-1895 and gave his place of residence and birth as Protemus, TN.  He died on 4/26/1919 and is buried in the Cobbs Chapel Cemetery in Obion Co, TN.  His widow, Mary Catherine Pinion Roney (m. 1867) applied for a pension in June 1919.  MR #1554

ROSE, WILLIAM (H or M), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 23.  He furnished his own horse and equipment worth $110.  He was AWOL by 1/20/63.  There is nothing further in his record.  MR #1555

ROSS, DUGAL W, Co K, private, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 5/19/63 by Captain Beatty.  Ross was 5’7” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, age 42, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN (or Anson Co, NC) on 3/4/1821.  He was in the hospital with chronic rheumatism in March and April 1864, which saved him from being captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  He was sent from Paducah, KY to the military hospital at Jefferson Barracks, St. Louis, MO suffering from rheumatism and chronic pneumonia.  Ross was discharged on 7/11/64.  He was at Todd Barracks in Columbus, OH by 6/1/1865 serving in Co F, 22nd Regiment V R C, according to a surviving letter to his first wife, Penelope Moore Ross.  Ross became a Justice of the Peace in Henderson Co, TN after the war.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1889 and died of paralysis on 11/15/1900.  He is buried in the Center Hill Cemetery in Lexington, TN.  His 2nd wife, Nancy Jane Johnson, applied for a widow’s pension in February 1901.  MR #1556

ROSS, JAMES, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 18/21.  He was 5’6 ½” or 5’9” tall, fair or dark hair, blue or grey eyes, light or dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll 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.  These 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 in quarters on 8/28/64 of disease and diarrhea.  He is most likely buried in the Andersonville National Cemetery in an unknown grave. MR #1557

ROSS, JOSEPH A, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years at Fort Hindman on 6/22/63.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he died at Mobile, AL on 5/21/1864 while the regiment was on its way to Andersonville Prison.  The Mobile Daily News mentioned Ross’ death on the 21st of May.  The regiment records say he died on the 5/21/1864.  The newspaper will be more nearly correct, of course.  He is buried in the Mobile Cemetery in grave #C-586.  MR #1558

ROWE, JOHN D, Co B, corporal, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/8/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 22.  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Benton 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.  These 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 then in Savannah, GA where he died on 10/21/64 of unknown cause.  He is on the NY Times list of deaths in the hospital at Savannah.  MR #1562

ROWE, JOHN M, Co B and Field & Staff, private/hospital steward, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/8/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 20/23 (born 10/18/41). He furnished his own horse and equipment for 8 months and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Rowe began serving as hospital steward on 10/25/63.  Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, family lore says Rowe escaped the first night after capture and went to Columbus, KY dressed in a rebel uniform.  He was at Columbus, KY by 7/8/64.  Rowe mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  In 1868 he married Josephine J Jordan.  In the 1870 census of Carroll Co, TN he is listed as a physician.  Sometime after 1870 the Rowes moved to Charleston, MO where he continued the practice of medicine.  He is listed as a member of the American Medical Association in Charleston, MO in 1886.  He died there on 1/2/1919.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1919.   Rowe's parents were Elisha and Narissa Roberts Rowe.  MR #1563

ROWE, JOHN W (JAMES R), Co C, private, enlisted by Lieutenant Morgan for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 2/19/65 where the 7th was stationed in 1865 and mustered there the same day at age 18.  He was a refugee resident of La Salle Co, IL at the time he enlisted.  Rowe was 5'6" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He received a $66.66 bounty for enlistment.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Rowe applied for an invalid pension in 1880.  He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1890 and gave his residence as Frawley, TN.  His muster rolls have the names John W, James R, and James B.  His Illinois residence record says James R Rowe.  MR #1564

ROWE, WILLIAM (J), Co B, private, present for January and February 1864 and no further record.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he died in Mobile, AL on 4/25/64 while the regiment was on the way to Andersonville Prison.  He is buried in the Mobile Cemetery in grave #C-568.  MR #1565

ROWLAND, AMOS, Companies B & A, private, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 53 (born 11/22/1811 NC).  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.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that Rowland 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.  Rowland was present in January and February 1864, and February through June 1865.  He mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  Married to Emily B Malone, he was a member of the Hollow Rock Baptist Church.  Rowland died in September 1874 and is buried in the Roland Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker on his grave.  MR #1566

ROWLAND, THOMAS B, Co I.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1890 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

RUTHERFORD, HENRY, Co G, 2nd Tennessee Inf.  He has one muster roll in Amos Rowland’s file and is listed as “colored.”  He died of congestion at La Grange, TN on 7/5/63 at a time when the 7th Tennessee was stationed in that area.  His name has been crossed out on the records and his inclusion was most likely a mistake.  MR #1566

ROWLAND, EBIN (EBENEZER), Companies B & A, private, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/10/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at about 37 years old (born 2/12/1824 NC).  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was a resident of Carroll Co, TN in 1860.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, Rowland 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.  Being in the hospital at Jefferson Barracks in St. Louis in March 1864 with hemorrhoids kept Rowland from being captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/62.  There is no discharge date in the muster rolls but he applied for and received a pension in 1873 so he must have had papers.  He died on 10/5/1884.  His widow, Eliza A Park Rowland (m. 1866) received a pension.  He was the son of Lloyd and Mary Ann Rowland.  MR #1567

ROYALL, ELBERT N, Companies B & A, sergeant/1st lieutenant, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 22/24.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Royall was appointed an orderly sergeant by 8/26/62 and was not captured at either Lexington or Trenton, TN.  Promoted from sergeant to 1st Lieutenant by the Governor of Tennessee, he received his commission on 12/1/63.  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 is listed as present in May and June of 1864 and transferred from Company A to Co B at that time.  He is mentioned frequently in the regiment Day Book while serving in Paducah, KY.  Royall mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  He married 1st Francis C Ozier.  They moved to Clay Co, AR in 1869.  He was an assessor in 1873-1874, sheriff from 1874-1876, a judge from 1878-1886 in Clay Co, AR after which he became a railroad agent.  (Goodspeed Northeast Arkansas).  He applied for an invalid pension in 1904 and died in 1905, most likely in Arkansas.  Royall was the son of Joseph A and Ollie Arnold Steel.  James Lindsey Steele of Co B was his half-brother.  Royall became a Democrat after the war, a most unusual decision for a member of the 7th Tennessee.  MR #1568

RUFFIN, THOMAS, Co C, private, enlisted 11/27/63, mustered 1/08/64 at age 29.  He was one of the 19 men of the 13th/14th Tennessee Cavalry (Bradford’s Battalion) who were not captured or killed 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.  These men left the 7th to become part of Co E 6th TN Cavalry.  Mrs. Ruffin, wife of Thomas, was a witness to the Fort Pillow Massacre and was quoted in the Congressional hearings.  MR #1569

RUSHING, JOHN G, Co C, private, enlisted by Captain Hays for 3 years at Lexington, TN on 5/10/63 and mustered at La Grange, TN on 5/15/63 at about age 22 (born 2/12/1841 Anson Co, NC).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Rushing 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 6/19/63 and was captured by the rebels at Jacks Creek/Mt Pinson on 6/20/63 and taken to Richmond, VA.  Exchanged on 7/14/63, he was at Camp Chase, OH in July/August 1863.  Either moved from Richmond or captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Rushing was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Released through Charleston, SC on 12/16/64, he was again taken to Camp Chase, OH where he died on 2/22/65 of inflammation of the bowels.  He was buried in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus, OH, Section M, #244.  There is a memorial stone in New Hope Cemetery in Decatur Co, TN with the death date as 2/24/65.  MR #1571

RUSHING, WILLIAM H(ENRY), Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/16/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 25.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and was due a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He was present for duty on 5/6/64 which means he was not captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  Rushing mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  In 1890 he applied for an invalid pension.  He died on 8/20/1918 in Carbondale, IL and is buried in the Zion Cemetery.  The son of John D and Louisa Ward Rushing, he was born on 8/2/1840 in Benton Co, TN and married Elmira Jane Hubbard in 1858.  MR #1572

RUSHING, WILLIAM R, Co B, private, enlisted in Carroll Co, TN on 8/16/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 21.  He was 5’7” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Benton Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he either did not report or left Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  In April 1863 he was AWOL.  He returned in time to be captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64.  Rushing was imprisoned in Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 8/4/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He was buried in grave #10869 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  MR #1573

RUSSELL, J SAMUEL, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years by Captain Parsons in Huntingdon, TN on 8/1/62 or 8/9/62 and mustered at Humboldt TN on 9/24/62 or at Trenton on 10/1/62 at age 21/26.  There are also two description lists.  He was 5’7” or 5’6” tall, dark or fair complexion, dark or black eyes, dark hair, born in Carroll Co, TN, a farmer.  Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862, he might have spent time in parole camp at Camp Chase in Columbus, OH.  A note in his papers says that a James Russell, age 22, was in the hospital in Annapolis, MD on 9/3/63 and transferred on 2/8/64.  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 8/4/64 of pneumonia.  He was buried in grave #7082 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  His mother applied for and received a dependent parent pension in 1867.  MR #1576

RUST, JOHN R, Companies F & I, private, enlisted first in Co F for 1 year on 8/5/62 at age 19/20.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN and had the consent of his parents for enlistment.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he failed to report to parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  There is no discharge information for Co F.  Rust became a refugee resident of Magnolia, IL.  From there he went to Paducah, KY and re-enlisted for 1 year, this time in Co I, on 1/6/65 and mustered the same day.  In March 1865 he was on guard at the corral.  Rust mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/7/65 when the regiment disbanded.  His first desertion was removed.  Rust married Sarah Elizabeth Giles in 1867.  He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) in 1889 at age 45 and gave his residence as Huntingdon, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  Rust died in Huntingdon, TN on 2/9/1921 and is buried in Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  His widow, Sarah Elizabeth filed for pension in 1921.  He appears to be the son of Lemuel W and Margaret Smoot Rust of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #1577

RUST, JOHN Y, Co B, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/20/62 and mustered at Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 39.  His residence was Buena Vista, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/62, he may or may not have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) awaiting exchange.  He was captured in Carroll Co, TN on 8/28/63 and confined at Richmond, VA by 9/26/63.  Rust was paroled through City Point, VA on 10/28/63 and taken to Annapolis, MD to the hospital where he died on 11/8/63.  The son of Jeremiah and Elizabeth Allen Rust, he had married Lucy G Smith in 1846.  She applied for a widow's pension in 1869 and a minor applied and received a pension.  MR #1578

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