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Revised 6/30/2012

WHITAKER, JAMES P, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Paducah, KY on 3/1/64 and mustered at Columbus, KY on 6/14/64 at age 22.  He was 5’8” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Graves Co, KY.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Whitaker served previously in Co B, 15th KY.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Moving to Missouri at some point, he applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  He died on 12/7/1926 in Oklahoma.  MR #1867

WHITE, ELIJAH, Co A.  A minor was denied a pension on this man's service.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

WHITE, FENELROY C, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years at Paducah, KY on 12/1/64.  He deserted from Paducah on 12/13/64 after only 13 days.  White did not return and was AWOL at the discharge of the regiment eight months later.  MR #1868

WHITE, GEORGE W, Co E, private, enlisted for 3 years at Saulsbury, TN on 10/10/63 at age 18.  A recruit, he deserted at Huntingdon on 1/9/64.  No further information is in his file.  MR #1869

WHITE, HARMON L, Co A, corporal/ sergeant, enlisted for 3 years and mustered in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 32.  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment which was worth $100.   White is presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died in quarters on 10/4/64 of scrobutus (scurvy).  He was buried in grave #10338 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  MR #1870

WHITE, JOSEPH, Co A, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 8/4/62 and mustered in Jackson, TN on 8/18/62 at age 23.  He was 5’9” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Anson Co, NC.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  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 on 6/20/63 but returned by July.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/6, White was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 9/8/64 of chronic diarrhea.  He was buried in grave #8190 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  MR #1871

WHITEHURST, WILLIAM (H), Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Columbus, KY on 6/10/64 and mustered there on 6/19/64.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  Whitehurst left on 6/19/63.  He apparently returned, however, as he was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.   In the 1890s Whitehurst applied for and received  an invalid pension.  The National Tribune of May 10, 1900 reported that William H Whitehurst (alias) was in reality Moses C Whitehurst, a resident of Martin, TN.   He was convicted of filing a false and fraudulent claim for pension and sentenced to a year in prison.  Moses C Whitehurst was a member of Bradford’s 13th/14th Tennessee Cavalry.  MR #1873

WHITTLE, HARTWELL, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/1/62 at age 14/17.  He was 5’ tall, light complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, a farmer born in Henderson Co, TN.  Whittle was one of the 100 or more men who went AWOL from the forts on the Mississippi/Tennessee line in June 1863.  Captured at Mt Pinson, TN on 6/19/63 along with several others, he was taken through Atlanta, GA on to Richmond, VA.  Paroled through City Point, VA on 7/14/63, he was sent through Camp Parole, MD and on to Camp Chase, Columbus, OH.  Discharged there on 8/25/63 due to a fracture of left thigh, phthisis, and on half disability, he most likely feared to return home.  He was captured again, this time at Union City, TN with the regiment even though he was a civilian at the time.  He might have been visiting his brother who was stationed there.  Taken to Andersonville Prison, Whittle enlisted in the Rebel Army but managed somehow to survive.  He applied for and received an invalid pension in 1876 and died at Marmaduke, AR on 1/29/1927.  His wife applied for a widow's pension in 1927.  Whittle appears to have been the son of Jesse and Emily Whittle and brother to John J Whittle, also of Co C.  MR #1880

WHITTLE, JOHN J, Co C, private, enlisted for 3 years in Jackson, TN on 1/10/63 at about age 19 (census).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Whittle was taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 9/24/64 of scrobutus.  He was buried in grave #9670 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  He appears to be the son of Jesse and Emily Whittle and brother to Hartwell Whittle.  MR #1881

WILEY, ADDISON J, Companies A & I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at age 32.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $300 bounty for enlistment.  There is no further information in the muster rolls except that he was discharged at Louisville, KY on either 6/30/65 or 7/1/65 and that the hospital contact was his wife, Ann E Wiley, of Buena Vista, TN.  Discharge at Louisville, plus early discharge and the listing of a name of a relative usually indicates that the soldier was in the military hospital at Jeffersonville, IN.  Ann Wiley applied for a widow’s pension in 1880 while living in Arkansas.  MR #1883

WILKERSON, JOHN (R), Co H, private, enlisted in Lexington, TN on 9/24/63 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/28/62.  He was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862 and had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH but he went AWOL.  Wilkerson returned to duty on 3/7/64 just in time to be captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia.  He died in prison in Savannah, GA on 9/24/64 of chronic diarrhea and dysentery.  Wilkerson married Martha Jane Wooley in 1843.  In 1883 she was receiving a widow’s pension which provided $8 per month.  MR #1844

WILKES, GEORGE W, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 22 (b. 3/23/1840).  He was 5’10” tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Wilkes was captured and paroled at the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN and can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He was sent through Nashville and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Wilkes died on 4/30/1883 and is buried in the Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wife, Margaret Adaline Lacy Wilkes, was living near the Huntingdon Post Office in the 1890 veterans’ census.   She applied for and received a widow's pension in 1890.  MR #1845

WILKINS, HENRY I, Co C.  This soldier was one of the members of the 13th/14th TN Cavalry who were attached temporarily to the 7th Tennessee in the spring and summer of 1864 at Columbus, KY.  He was later in Co E, 6th TN Cavalry.  He died on 6/17/1916 in the Soldiers' Home in Tennessee.  His widow applied for a pension the same year.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

WILLIAMS, B(ENJAMIN) F, Co I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 9/15/63 and mustered at Union City, TN on 12/15/63 at about age 21 (census).  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  Williams died in Huntingdon, TN on 1/2/64 (muster roll) or 1/4/64 (tombstone) of unknown cause.  He is buried in the Ray Cemetery near Buena Vista, TN and does not have a military marker.  Williams was the son of Thomas and M Emaline Williams.  MR #1891

WILLIAMS, BURRELL T(EMPLETON), Companies A & I, private, enlisted for 3 years in Union City, TN on 1/15/64 and mustered at Paducah, KY on 5/14/64 at age 30/32 (born 4/22/1834 near Buena Vista, TN).  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He was not captured with the regiment at Union City TN on 3/24/64.   Williams moved from Co A to Co I on 7/27/64.  The men not captured with the regiment were stationed mostly in Columbus, KY in the spring and summer of 1864 and in Paducah, KY in the fall.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Williams moved to Clay Co, AR in 1878 according to his 1880 invalid pension.  He died in Missouri on 9/30/1912.  The son of Isaac and Delia Stevens, he married Catherine Nancy Sedbury in 1856.  MR #1892

WILLIAMS, C(HRISTOPHER) C, Co C, private/corporal, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 25.  He was 5’11 ½” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.   Captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton on 12/20/1862, he had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange.  Williams was captured again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and taken to Andersonville Prison in Georgia where he died on 5/5/64 of phthisis.  He was buried in grave #1923 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Williams appears to be the son of James R and Susan Williams of Carroll Co, TN.  His mother, C. S. Williams, applied for a dependent pension in 1866 but it was rejected.  MR #1893

WILLIAMS, GEORGE N (W), Companies B & A, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co, TN on 8/12/62 and mustered in Humboldt, TN on 8/26/62 at age 24.  He was 6’ tall, fair complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a shoemaker, born in Carroll 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 then released through one of the eastern prisons on 4/2/65.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Williams married 1st Nancy Huffman (1866), and 2nd Samantha Jane Haywood (1887).  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 and died 3/1/1902.  Samantha J Williams applied for a widow’s pension in May 1902.  She is buried in the McAuley Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN.  The military marker for a G W Williams in that cemetery is most likely George N Williams.  MR #1894

WILLIAMS, GEORGE W, Companies B & A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Huntingdon, TN on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 24.  He was 5’9” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN, he can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Williams was discharged at Camp Chase on 9/5/63 on a disability discharge due to paralysis of the right shoulder, rheumatism, and being too ill to serve even in the invalid corps.  His muster roll also includes information that George W Williams died at Andersonville Prison of scrobutus on 9/21/64 and is buried in grave #9447 in the Andersonville National Cemetery.  Unless Williams re-enlisted the Andersonville information is an error.  MR #1895

WILLIAMS, JOHN F, Companies F and I, private/sergeant, enlisted for 1 year in Co F at Huntingdon, TN on 9/20/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 17 with the consent of his parents, Lewis A and Eliza Penina Algea Williams.  The descriptive lists (Co F & I) say Williams was 5’9 ½” or 5’10” tall, dark complexion, brown eyes, black or dark hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He mustered out of his 1 year enlistment at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Williams then left the south and took up refugee residence in Magnolia, IL, along with other young men from the area.  He re-enlisted in the 7th Tennessee, Co I, at Paducah, KY on 1/6/65 at age 19 and was appointed sergeant on 2/19/65.  He was mustered out at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65 when the regiment disbanded.  After the death of Rebecca C Bennett (married 1867), he married Rebecca J Bradford in 1875.  The family moved to Benton Co, TN near the Holladay Post Office and Williams served as a doctor.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890 and died on 3/14/1920.  He is buried in the New Hope Cemetery near Yuma, TN without a military marker.  His widow, Rebecca J Williams, applied for a pension in 1920.  MR #1896 & 1897

WILLIAMS, ROBERT C, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 9/12/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 47/48.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Rutherford Co, NC.  He was captured and paroled at the battle of Lexington or Trenton, TN in December 1862 and spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  Due to asthma, chronic pain, over age and general debility, Williams was discharged at Camp Chase, OH on 3/1/63.  His wife, Malinda Merritt Williams (m. 1843), applied for a widow’s pension in April 1890.  MR #1898

WILLIAMS, SANFORD N(EWTON), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 20/26 (b. 6/8/1842).  He was 5’8” tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair, a farmer, born in Madison Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN, Williams can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He was sent through Nashville to be mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He married Fredonia R Adams about 1868.  They were living in Carroll Co, TN in the 1890 veterans’ census.  Williams applied for/received an invalid pension in March 1893 and died on 5/25/1893 of Bright’s disease and dropsy (Carroll Co Democrat, 6/2/1893).  Given a funeral under the auspices of the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56, he was buried in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Huntingdon, TN and has a military marker.  Fredonia Williams applied for a widow’s pension in 1906 and lived to 1936.  Williams served as constable, deputy revenue collector, dry goods clerk and merchant in Carroll Co, TN.  He was the son of Benjamin T and Margaret Longmire Williams.  MR #1899

WILLIAMS, SAMUEL, Co I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Paducah, KY on 4/1/65 and mustered there on 4/11/65 at age 46.  He was 6’1” tall, fair or dark complexion, grey eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Jackson Co, AL.  He served only 4 months before the regiment disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  Williams applied for an invalid pension while living in Tennessee.  MR #1900

WILLIAMS, THOMAS P, 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 25/26.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  There is no evidence in the muster rolls that Williams was captured 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 was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65 at age 28.  Williams married 1st Narissa Roberts in 1861.  He joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 in Huntingdon in 1888.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  Williams is buried in the McMillin-Williams Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN and has a military marker but it has no dates.  His 2nd wife, Nancy E Williams, applied for a widow’s pension.  A minors’ pension in 1910 mentions Grandville D, et al.  MR #1901

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM B, Co B.  This man applied for an invalid pension in 1888 but it was denied.  He has no records in the muster rolls of the 7th Tennessee.

WILLIAMS, WILLIAM M, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 22.  He was AWOL by 1/20/63 after the battles of Lexington and Trenton, TN.  A note, however, says he was at Camp Parole (MD) in Nov/Dec 1864 which would be consistent with release from Andersonville or one of the eastern prisons.  There is a W M Williams listed in Co I,  2nd Tennessee Cavalry which might indicate he re-enlisted.  MR #1903

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE W(ASHINGTON) (G), 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 17.  He was 5’10” tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in McNairy Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  At some point he “fell from horse chasing rebels and injured back.”  He was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862 and had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange.  He is presumed captured again with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64 and sent to Andersonville Prison in Georgia and possibly other eastern prisons.  At Andersonville he was hospitalized with chronic diarrhea.  Exchanged on 3/27/65 Williams went first to Vicksburg, MS, where he was again hospitalized and treated for symptoms of consumption before being sent on to Camp Chase, OH (from pension application).   He most likely was discharged early from Camp Chase.  He married Talisa Elizabeth/Talisey C Hopper in 1866.  Williamson applied for an invalid pension in August 1890.  He was living in Hardin Co, TN at the time near the Sibley Post Office.  He died of pulmonary consumption on 10/22/1891 at age 44 and is buried in the Lebanon Cemetery in Hardin Co, TN.  His wife, Talisey C Williamson, applied for a widow’s pension in December 1891 while living in Tennessee.  She later moved to Stoddard Co, MO. MR #1904

WILLIAMSON, WILLIAM W, Co H, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 9/24/62 and mustered at Trenton, TN on 11/9/62 at age 46.  He was 6’ tall, dark complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Rutherford Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN, Williamson spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) from which he deserted about 6/30/62.  A later addition, presumably from when his widow applied for a pension, explained that he was “forwarded from Camp Chase subsequent to 9/1/63 and while in route to his command at Trenton fell in with a scouting party of Union Troops and while serving therein was killed in action at Saltillo, TN on or about 3/21/64.”   True or not, his wife Nancy Bryant Williamson, applied for and received a widow’s pension in 1865.  Their children moved to Stoddard Co, MO.  Williamson is thought to be buried in the Hookers Bend/Liberty Cemetery in Hardin Co, TN in an unmarked grave.  MR #1905

WILLY (WILLEY), THOMAS W, Co K, private, enlisted by Lieutenant J J Wallace in Scott’s Hill, Henderson Co, TN on 5/10/63 at age 18.  He was 5’4” tall, dark complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN and a resident thereof.  He deserted by 2/1/64 at Union City, TN about 2 months before the regiment was captured and sent to Andersonville Prison in Georgia, which may have saved his life.  Willey married Sarah M Brown and in 1890 and lived in District #10 of Henderson Co, TN.  Sarah Willey was a widow by 1900.  MR #1908   

WILSON, ADONIGAH A(MAZIAH), Co G, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 28 (b. 1/22/1834).  He was 5’10 ½” tall, light complexion, grey eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Wilson was captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN and can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He was sent to Nashville in September 1863 and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Wilson died 3/15/1864.  His widow Mary J Foster applied for a pension, #566,665, in 1893 but it was denied.  Wilson appears to be the son of Archibald and Cynthia Wilson and brother to Erastus E, Nathan C and Matthew M Wilson, also of Co G.  MR #1909

WILSON, CHARLES M, Co F, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 9/20/62 at age 29.  He was present on 4/30/63 so most likely was not captured at Lexington or Trenton, TN in December 1862.  He served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Wilson jointed the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 in Huntingdon, TN in 1887.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he was living near the Huntingdon, TN Post Office.  He applied for an invalid pension in 1890.  Wilson died in Carroll Co, TN in May 1922 and is buried in the Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker.  His wives seem to have been Tizzina Mathews (1853), Sarah J Chumney (1877), and Sarah Ann Thompson (1888).  The latter applied for a widow’s pension.  He appears to be the son of Sallie Wilson and brother to Columbus T Wilson, also of Co F.  MR #1910

WILSON, COLUMBUS T(HOMAS), Companies F, A & I, private, enlisted for 1 year in Co F at Trenton, TN on 9/24/62 at age 19.  He had the consent of his parent.  Wilson was captured and paroled with the regiment at the battle of Trenton, TN on 12/20/1862 and had orders to report to Benton Barracks, MO then to Camp Chase in Columbus, OH to await exchange.  He deserted on 12/20/63 and never reported to parole camp, however.   He re-enlisted in Co A at Paducah, KY on 9/10/64 at age 21 under the name Thomas C Wilson.  His description list for this company says he was 5’11” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Carroll Co, TN.  He furnished his own horse and equipment and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1887 Wilson filed for an invalid pension and joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #56 in Huntingdon.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he complained of a “hurt back.”  Wilson is buried in the Liberty All Cemetery in Carroll Co, TN with a military marker but no dates.  His widow, Margaret D Wilson, applied for a pension in September of 1902.  MR #1911 and #1918

WILSON, ERASTUS E(LIAS), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 19 (b. 12/18/42).  He was 5’10 ½” tall, dark complexion, hazel eyes, light hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN.  Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN, he can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase).  He was sent to Nashville in September 1863 and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Wilson re-enlisted on 11/30/63, this time in Co G, 2nd Tennessee Mounted Infantry.  Some descendants have his death year as 1864 but there is no evidence he died in the military.  Wilson appears to be the son of Archibald and Cynthia Wilson and brother to Adonigah A Wilson, Nathan C Wilson and Matthew M Wilson, also of Co G.   MR #1912

WILSON, FRANCES A(SBURY), Companies K & C, sergeant, enlisted for 3 years in Henderson Co, TN on 4/30/63 at age 21.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, born in Henderson Co, TN.   He furnished his own horse and received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  He was 5’8” tall, light complexion, dark eyes, dark hair.  Presumed captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Wilson spent time in Andersonville Prison in Georgia and other eastern prisons.  Contradictory statements say he escaped (from somewhere) on 11/30/64 and another says he exchanged through Savannah, GA and Charleston, SC in November/December 1864.  Transferred by ship to Annapolis, MD, his muster was complete.   Wilson was officially discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  In 1889 he joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #81 in Lexington, TN.  In the 1890 veterans’ census he lived near the Juno Post Office in Henderson Co, TN.  In the 1910 census he had been married to Mary E Wilson for 43 years.  Wilson died at Lexington, TN on 10/30/1921 and is buried in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Henderson Co, TN.  He appears to have been the son of John B and Sarah Caffey Wilson.  MR #1913

WILSON, JOHN, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Columbus, KY on 7/28/64 at age 26.  He went AWOL two days later on 7/30/64 at Columbus.  His description list says he was 5’4” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Sumner Co, TN.   MR #1914

WILSON, MARTIN V, Co A, private, enlisted for 3 years in Lexington, TN on 7/1/63 and mustered at Nashville, TN on 8/3/65 at age 21.  He was 5’7’ tall, fair complexion, grey eyes, brown hair, a farmer, born in Decatur Co, TN.  He received a $100 bounty for enlistment.  Captured at Como, TN, Wilson was a POW from 9/6/63-11/18/64.  Part of that time was most likely spent in Danville, Virginia.   On 9/14/64 Wilson was in prison in Florence SC.  Paroled through North East Ferry, NC on 3/1/65, he was taken first to College Green Barracks, MD then to Camp Chase, OH.  He was discharged with the regiment when it disbanded at Nashville, TN on 8/9/65.  On 3/10/1868 Wilson was appointed administrator of the estate of John J Williams and on 11/17/1868 that of Ellen B White.  Wilson applied for an invalid pension, in 1887 and joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Post #81 in Lexington, TN on 10/26/1889.  He died in Joshua, TN in the 1900s.   MR #1915

WILSON, MATTHEW M, Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 22.  He was 5’10” tall, light complexion, hazel eyes, dark hair, a farmer, born in Henderson Co, TN. Captured and paroled at the battle of Trenton, TN, Wilson can be assumed to have spent time in parole camp at Columbus, OH (Camp Chase) awaiting exchange.  He was sent to Nashville, TN in September 1863 and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  Descendants say he was born on 8/11/1840 and died on 9/18/1864.  Wilson appears to be the son of Archibald and Cynthia Wilson and brother to Erastus E Wilson, Nathan C Wilson and Adanigah A Wilson. This family of Wilsons was associated with the Christian’s Chapel Church of Christ in Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1916

WILSON, NATHAN C(ECIL), Co G, private, enlisted for 1 year in Carroll Co, TN on 8/5/62 at age 38.  He furnished his own horse and equipment.  At some point he served as the hospital steward for Co I.  Wilson served out his one year enlistment and mustered out at Saulsbury, TN on 10/25/63.  He re-enlisted in Co G 2nd TN Mounted Infantry, according to his pension papers.  Wilson lived in Henderson Co, TN until about 1876 when he moved to Dunklin Co, MO.  He died on 8/3/1877 and is buried in Liberty Cemetery in Caruth, Dunklin Co, MO.  His widow, Clarisa Harriett Derryberry Wilson (m 1845), applied for pension in August 1882.  Wilson appears to be the son of Archibald and Cynthia Wilson and brother to Erastus E Wilson, Matthew M and Adanigah A Wilson, all of Co G.  This family of Wilsons was associated with the Christian’s Chapel Church of Christ in Henderson Co, TN.  MR #1917

WILSON, WILLIAM (WARREN) B, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Columbus, KY on 9/5/64 and mustered at Paducah, KY on 9/5/64 at age 20/21.  He was 5’11” tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, auburn hair, a farmer, born in Obion Co, TN.  He died in the General Hospital at Jeffersonville, IN on 6/13/65 of acute dysentery.  Wilson was buried in the Jeffersonville Cemetery in Section 3, #448 but now seems to be in the New Albany National Cemetery in Indiana in grave #701.  MR #1920

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