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VANNOY, CORNELIUS (CAMILLUS) R, Co I, private/sergeant, enlisted for 3 years at Union City, TN on 11/23/63 and mustered at Nashville, TN on 7/29/65 at age 29.  He was 6’1”/6’2 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue or dark eyes, dark or auburn or light hair, a grocer, born in Green Co, KY.  Appointed a sergeant on 12/25/63, he is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  On 2/25/65 when Colonel O’Neal of the Confederate Army offered release from prison to those who would join the Confederate Army, Vannoy accepted.  He managed to escape to Union lines, however, and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for and received an invalid pension in the 1880s while living in Tennessee.  Vannoy died on 6/14/1916.  His widow, Mary M Vannoy, applied for a pension on 7/6/1916 while living in Kentucky.  Vannoy appears to be the son of Russell B Vannoy of Kentucky.  MR #1805

VAUGHN, M(ATTHEW) H(ENRY) C, Co G, private, a Carroll Co, TN resident who enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 18.  He was wounded in the battle of Lexington in December 1862 but returned to duty on 5/16/63.  Vaughn 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 6/10/63 and returned to duty on 10/13/63.  He applied for and received an invalid pension in 1886 and died on 12/18/1906 in Kentucky.  His wife applied for a widow's pension.  Vaughn was the son of Mathew and Mary Vaughan of Carroll Co, TN, a couple from Virginia who owned 3 slaves in 1860.  MR #1807

VETEK (VETETO), ALBERT J, Companies M & C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Adamsville, TN on 7/1/63 at age 20.  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 and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, he spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  Veteto was paroled through Savannah and Charleston on 11/25/64, taken to the hospital in Annapolis, Maryland, and then furloughed for 30 days on 1/3/65.  He was discharged with the regiment at Nashville on 8/9/65.  Veteto’s widow, Sarah A, applied for a pension in 1873.  Minor sons were placed under the guardianship of J. H. Stegall and received minors’ pension.  Veteto appears to be the son of Jeremiah and Mary E Veteto of Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1810

VIAR (VIA), SIMPSON H(ARPER), Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years at Union City, TN on 12/19/63 and mustered there the next day at age 22.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Via was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Rutherford Co, TN (2/17/43).  It appears that he was recruited into Co B 13th/14th TN Cavalry and was only in the 7th Tennessee when his regiment was defeated at Fort Pillow, TN.  He later was in Co E of the 6th TN Cavalry, as were most of the men of the 13th/14th who were temporarily in the 7th Tennessee.  He was a bugler in that regiment.  Via married Mary Jane Glascow.  In 1897 he applied for an invalid pension.  In the 1900 census he was widowed and living in Dyer Co, TN.  He appears to have been the son of Menoah and Polly Blankenship Via of Carroll Co, TN.  MR #1811 

VICKERS, FRANCIS M(ARION), Companies A & I, private, enlisted and mustered at Paducah, KY on 10/20/64 at age 24.  He was a resident of Brimfield, IL at the time of enlistment.  Vickers was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Chesterfield, SC.  He transferred to Co I by February 1865 and mustered out with the regiment at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  He applied for an invalid pension in March of 1878 but it was denied.  Vickers is buried in Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  He has a military marker but there are no dates.  He appears to have died in the 1880s.   His widow, Eliza Caroline Hogwood, applied for and received a pension in July 1890.  Vickers appears to be the son of William and Jane Vickers.  MR #1813

VICKERS, THOMAS J(EFFERSON), Company F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/8/62 at age 18 with the consent of his parents, Alexander R and Nancy Vickers.  He mustered out of the 7th Tennessee at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63 at the end of his one year enlistment and joined Co M, 12th Tennessee Cavalry as a sergeant on 8/12/64.  Vickers married Texas Paralee Battles in Gibson Co, TN.  He applied for an invalid pension while living in Gibson Co, TN near the Dyer Post Office.  He is buried in the Battle-Keely Cemetery in Gibson Co, TN and has a military maker but it has no dates.

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