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Sumner County, Tennessee
In the Civil War

By Edwin L. Ferguson

Chapter Eight

Abstracted with editing by E. J. Keen, 1997 / 1998

Permission granted by David, son of Edwin L. Ferguson


30th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, Company E

Men from Sumner and Smith Counties, Tennessee

John H. Turner - Captain. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee and was sent to Camp Chase, Ohio and then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi on August 3, 1862. Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia on September 3, 1864.

William G. Pond - 1st Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio and then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged at Vicksburg, Mississippi on August 3, 1862. Made Captain in the Commissary Department on September 29, 1862, at the re-organization of the regiment. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

J. S. Lane - 2nd Lieutenant. Resigned on January 10, 1862, to become assistant surgeon.

G. W. Guthrie - 3rd Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Killed at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia on June 28, 1864.

W. H. Spradlin - 1st Sergeant. 2nd Lieutenant on January 10, 1862 replacing Lieutenant Lane. Captured at Fort Donelson. Exchanged. Not elected at re-organization and went home. Residence Fountain Head, Sumner County.

David Combes - 2nd Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

John W. Bradley - 3rd Sergeant. 1st Sergeant on January 10, 1862 replacing Sergeant Spradlin. Transferred to Company B, also see.

Albert Kelly - 4th Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Yazoo City, Mississippi in June 1863. Paroled after taking the Oath and went home. Residence Cottontown, Tennessee.

A. B. Rogers - 1st Corporal until re-organization on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Raymond, Mississippi on May 14, 1863. Sent to Point Lookout, Maryland where he died on November 1, 1863.

Dempsey J. Ashford - 2nd Corporal until September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

A. B. Stalkup - 3rd Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois and went home. Enlisted in Forrest's Cavalry, regiment not given.

J. J. Wynne - 4th Corporal. Discharged with disability at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on December 8, 1861. Enlisted in Company B, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Anderson, John A. - Transferred from Company B, also see.

Anderson, Martin L. - 1st Sergeant on November 15, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Canton, Mississippi on June 23, 1863.

Barber, D. W. - Left Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the battle. Went home.

Baskerville, Abner - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Left at Camp Butler, Illinois to care for the sick when the regiment was exchanged. He was exchanged later. Captured at Raymond, Mississippi on May 14, 1863. Exchanged. Wounded in arm at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Baskerville, R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Bradley, Jackson - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Bradley, J. H. - Listed at home in Sumner County when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered. Enlisted in Company F, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Bradley, A. W. - 3rd Sergeant. 2nd Sergeant on September 29, 1862 at the re-organization. Had Chronic Diarrhea and Rheumatism. Listed in hospital from late 1864 to February 1865. Given sick furlough. Paroled on Oath.

Bradley, Thomas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Left sick at Camp Butler, Illinois when the regiment was being exchanged. Released after taking the Oath on October 18, 1862.

Bradley, B. George - Transferred to Company K, also see.

Bradley, Vincent B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Went home. Residence Mitchellville, Tennessee.

Bradley, Wesley - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Prior service in Company A, 7th Cavalry Battalion, also see.

Brigance, A. F. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863.

Brigance, William M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia on August 31, 1864 while charging the Yankee breastworks. Wounded in his right leg, the muscles torn away, part of his tibia broken off. Leg ulcerated. Listed as disabled for life. Prior service in 1st Infantry (Turney's).

Brizendine, J. B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 29, 1862.

Brizendine, W. W. - 1st Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company K, 46th Infantry.

Brown, Louis B. H. - Listed as discharged at Red Boiling Springs in October 1861. Enlisted in Company E, 44th Tennessee Infantry. Teamster in ordnance train. Mules ran away with ordnance wagon. He was thrown from the wagon and received a head injury. Listed in hospital for one hundred forty days. He was discharged with disability on January 18, 1864.

Brown, G. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Brown, Hiram - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged with disability from chronic diarrhea and hemorrhoids. Enlisted in Compnay K, 21st Wilson's Tennessee Cavalry. Residence Pondville, Sumner County.

Buckley, J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Louisville, Kentucky on March 6, 1862 while on the way to Camp Butler, Illinois.

Byram, G. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Vicksburg, Mississippi on October 12, 1862, just a few days after being exchanged.

Byram, E. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Clark, Josephus B. - Sent home sick from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He rejoined the regiment after his exchange. Detailed as hospital nurse. Listed as deserted on November 16, 1863. Went north and took the Oath.

Cook, T. J. - Died at Haneyville, Alabama on September 7, 1864.

Cook. J. K. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Edward's Station, Mississippi on July 3, 1863. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Corum, W. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 31, 1862.

Cotton, Tod A. - Killed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 15, 1862.

Cotton, Joseph A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 9, 1862.

Davenport, C. B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 11, 1862.

Davis, W. L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company H, 22nd Tennessee Cavalry. Listed as deserted on August 16, 1863.

Dempsey, John W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Dobbins, Albert C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled after taking the Oath on March 6, 1865.

Dorris, W. A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 15, 1862.

Dorris, J. W. - Sent home sick from Fort Donelson, Tennessee.

Dunn, John M. - 2nd Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 11, 1862.

Fulgum, E. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Fulgum, Sylvanus - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was hurt in his right side and right hip from moving a heavy cannon during the night. He lost an eye at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863 from powder burns. Captured there. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois. He wanted to take the Oath but was refused. His sincerity was doubted. He was allowed to take the Oath on September 15, 1864. Residence Fountain head, Tennessee.

Fulgum, Lias - Captured at Fort Donelson. Exchanged. Captured at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois. Paroled on May 22, 1865. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Gates, Frederick V. - Drum major in regimental band. Wounded and captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded and captured at Franklin, Tennessee on December 17, 1864 while on retreat from Nashville, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Bentonville, North Carolina on April 21, 1865.

Gates, John H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed as shoemaker, bottoming shoes by order of General Joe E. Johnson. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Was never paid. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Gates, Matthew H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863.

Griffin, J. M. - Sent home from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Listed sick before the battle.

Griffin, J. Pitts - 4th Corporal. 3rd Lieutenant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20, 1863. Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia on August 31, 1864.

Groves, Gabriel J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded in the left leg at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Both bones broken. Nerves were torn. Six months in hospital at Payneville, Alabama. Permanent injury. Retired as a private on August 22, 1862 to report for examination in six months. Residence Mitchellville, Sumner County.

Hagan, Jesse E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1862.

Hall, H. D. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 5, 1862.

Harp, James - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed in hospital for next three months. Re-enlisted for duration of the war on February 1, 1864.

Harris, John Dudley - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Harris, J. L. - No record located.

Hicks, Henry - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Hicks, W. - Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Also served in Company B, 3rd Lillard's Mounted Infantry.

Hicks, James M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Tippah Ford (Abbeville) Mississippi on December 1, 1862. Exchanged. Wounded in the right leg and left arm at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Wounded in the right leg and right arm at Pine Mountain, Georgia on June 9, 1864. Hurt at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864 by a cannon ball knocking a log off the breastworks striking him across his back. Captured there and sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled in May 1865.

Hollis, J. O. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863. Pay stoppage of $27.30 for gun and accouterments lost.

Hollis, J. D. - Killed at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864.

Hollis, William H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Port Hudson, Louisiana in July 1863. Wounded at Reseca, Georgia on May 13, 1864. Shell fragment broke and shattered bone in left leg. Muscles in right leg, below knee, torn. Treated on the battlefield by Dr. James Head. Sent to hospital at Selma, Alabama. Captured there. Permanently disabled. Did not get home until 1866. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Honeycutt, A. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 22, 1862.

Honeycutt, William F. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1862. Sent to Camp Morton, Indiana where he died on March 22, 1864. Grave in Green Lawn Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huffman, R. L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Hunter, George W. - Sent to hospital at Clarksville from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Missed the battle at Fort Donelson. Rejoined regiment after exchange at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captured at Jackson, Mississippi in December 1863. Sent to Camp Morton, Indiana. Paroled on May 12, 1865. Residence South Tunnel, Tennessee.

Hunter, James M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed as Teamster. Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois where he died on April 4, 1864. Grave No. 977.

Hunter, W. E. - Not at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. He lost two fingers. Captured at Triune, Tennessee on December 19, 1864 during retreat from Nashville, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled on May 13, 1865. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Hunter, William E. - Wounded in the right hip at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled on May 13, 1865.

Jackson, J. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Enlisted in Company I, 4th Tennessee Cavalry.

Jackson, Epps M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Enlisted in Company E, 11th Tennessee Infantry. Died in 1863.

Jackson, W. H. - Corporal on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Jonesboro, Georgia on August 31, 1864. Captured at Franklin, Tennessee on December 18, 1864 during the retreat from Nashville. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio.

Johnson, S. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Kelly, James E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on December 24, 1864, being one of those that were sick and left behind when the regiment was exchanged.

Kelly, William - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 18, 1862.

King, T. H. - 2nd Lieutenant on September 29, 1862. Captain on September 1, 1864. Wounded at Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia on June 27, 1864 in head, face and side from a shell explosion. Sent to hospital at Greensboro, Georgia. Re-enlisted for the duration pf the war on February 1, 1864.

Kirby, F. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as deserted at Enterprise, Alabama on August 16, 1863. Residence South Tunnel, Tennessee.

Lanier, W. C. - 4th Corporal on December 8, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Lawrence, Thomas J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Reseca, Georgia on May 13, 1864, in the left shoulder by a spent ball. Rheumatism from dampness in Mississippi bottoms and at Port Hudson, Louisiana. Lost his left eye from powder burns at Raymond, Mississippi. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled at end of the war.

Latimer, John R. - Wounded and captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Latimer, Joseph R. - Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois where he died on May 23, 1864.

Legge, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Offered discharge as a non-conscript. Refused it. Wounded at Pine Mountain, Georgia. He was shot through the right thigh. Listed in hospital at LaGrange, Georgia. He had a running sore when he returned to duty. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled on June 12, 1865. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Link, D. Rice H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Yazoo City, Mississippi on July 13, 1863. Exchanged. Went home. Then enlisted in Company F, 7th Battalion of Tennessee Cavalry in November 1864, also see.

Lovell, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Yazoo City, Mississippi on July 13, 1863. Paroled after taking the Oath and went home.

Lovell, Henry C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded three times in the arm and hip at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Never left his post. Captured at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864.

Lovell, Robt. Elmore - 3rd Corporal on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Vicksburg, Mississippi; Chickamauga, Georgia; Raymond, Mississippi, and Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Right forearm shot in two, both bones shattered. Ball entered right groin, right thigh shattered, ball passing out his back. Two fingers of right hand shot off. Ball grazed top of head. Paroled in May 1865. Residence Fountain Head, Tennessee.

Mann, Charles C. - Captured at Tippah Ford, (Abbeville) Mississippi on October 6, 1863. Sent to Alton, Illinois.

Marlin, G. W. - 4th Corporal on June 22, 1863. Re-enlisted for the duration of the war on February 1, 1864. In battles at Fort Donelson, Tennessee; Water Valley, Mississippi; Chickamauga, Georgia; Franklin and Nashville, Tennessee. Wounded in right foot at Water Valley, Mississippi. Wounded in left hip at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863, by a mini ball. Listed in hospital seven months. Hip withered and stiff. Physical breakdown at Nashville. Residence White House, Sumner County.

Mason, R. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 22, 1862.

May, J. E. - Kettle drummer in regimental band. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Moye, E. Seton - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Became one of Ellis Harper's guerillas.

McAdams, Walter D. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 24, 1862.

McCormick, William M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 31, 1862.

McGlothlin, A. J. - 1st Sergeant on January 9, 1863. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Clinton, Louisiana on March 10, 1863.

McGlothlin, H. D. Sr. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 5, 1862.

McGlothlin, H. D. Jr. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Paroled at Albany, Georgia on May 18, 1865.

McGlothlin, W. T. - Transferred from Company B. He was captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865.

McGlothlin, J. E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

McGlothlin, J. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Newman, Georgia on December 14, 1864 from Pneumonia.

McGlothlin, J. R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20, 1863.

McCreedy, A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 18, 1862.

Morris, H. A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois and went home. Enlisted in Company A, 10th Tennessee Cavalry.

Nimmo, William H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. His knee cap was shot off. Residence Cherry Mound, Sumner County.

Perdue, F. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Listed as ruptured at Fort Donelson from lifting a cannon into position. Double fractured his left arm. Elbow was dislocated.

Perdue, J. J. - Listed as sent home sick from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Enlisted in Wilson's, 21st Tennessee Cavalry which became the 20th and 22nd Consolidated.

Pitt, W. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 17, 1863.

Pond, A. J. - 1st Sergeant replacing Spradlin who had replaced Lane. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded in left breast and left leg at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Listed in hospital at Columbus, Georgia for four months. Wounded in his right side of the head, fracturing the skull and taking upper part of ear by shell fragment at Jonesboro, Georgia on September 1, 1864. Sent to hospital and furloughed from there. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865. Residence Hartsville, Tennessee.

Pond, Stephen F. - Corporal on September 29, 1862. 4th Sergeant on June 22, 1863. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Jonesboro, Georgia on September 1, 1864. Escaped. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. Sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois.

Price, H. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 30, 1862.

Randle, G. D. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Read, J. A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Riter, J. E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Left sick during the retreat from the Big Black River in Mississippi. Rejoined regiment and was captured at Port Hudson, Louisiana on July 8, 1863.

Rodgers, D. C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Roney, A. H. - Wounded and captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 15, 1862. Died from wounds at St. Louis, Missouri on his way to prison at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Sadler, Elijah W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Died at Louisville, Kentucky while on his way home.

Sadler, Henry T. - Listed as discharged with disability at Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee on October 24, 1861. His arm was broken at the elbow when a bridge collapsed. Residence Springfield, Tennessee.

Strother, John T. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. Sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois.

Walker, D. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on April 28, 1865.

Warren, J. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 17, 1863. Name also appeared on the roll of Company H, 55th Tennessee Infantry (Brown's). Was a Corporal.

Walker, D. F. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Information from Union records.

Webb, John W. S. - 5th Sergeant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Died from wounds on September 27, 1863.

Westbrook, J. R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 16, 1862.

Williams, J. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 18, 1862.

Williams, W. P. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 18, 1862.

Woodall, Henry F. - 1st Sergeant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Franklin, Tennessee on December 26, 1864 during the retreat from Nashville, Tennessee. Paroled on May 5, 1865.

In giving this record of the companies composing the 30th Tennessee Infantry, we have tried to avoid some needless repetition, such as the date of surrender at Fort Donelson and the date of exchange at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

After three days of bitter fighting to open an escape route to Nashville, Tennessee which route was opened on two successive days before the men were shamefully surrendered on February 16, 1862.

The Field Officers had been imprisoned at Fort Warren, Massachusetts the Line Officers at Johnson's Island, Ohio, the Non-Commissioned and privates where at Camp Butler, Illinois near Springfield.

The officers were a few days in advance of the men to be ready to receive and reorganize the regiment which was sadly depleted by death in prison, by men taking the Oath of Allegiance to get out of prison and so escape what seemed most certain death and by some that had left Fort Donelson during the battle and after the surrender and by another group that just disappeared upon arriving at Vicksburg.

Included in this narrative is a description of conditions at Camp Butler and a report made by U.S. Army Officers appointed to investigate the conditions causing the terrible death rate among the prisoners.

Conditions were improved somewhat before the regiment was exchanged but too late to save the lives of many brave Confederates. Belonging in Company E above, information obtained later. Woodall, James L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois in September 1862, just before the exchange.

30th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, Company F


Men from Sumner County, Tennessee

William T. Sample - Captain. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 16, 1862. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio and then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged on August 3, 1862, at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Captured at Gallatin, Tennessee in September 1863, acting as Recruiting Officer. Sent again to Johnson's Island, Ohio and then to Point Lookout, Maryland. Exchanged on February 16, 1865.

Alfred H. Douglas - 1st Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Resigned. Enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

A. G. Dunn - 2nd Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio and then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Died from wounds on October 2, 1863.

Thomas L. Lloyd - 3rd Lieutenant.1st Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded and captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

John C. Johnson - 1st Sergeant. Also served in Company I, this regiment. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Joined Company D, 7th Cavalry Battalion, also see.

William H. Lawrence - 2nd Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Springfield, Illinois on May 8, 1862, on his way to Camp Butler, Illinois. Was hospitalized at Springfield.

Thomas P. Shute- 3rd Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Springfield, Illinois on June 5, 1862, before reaching Camp Butler, Illinois.

Benjamin Franklin - 4th Sergeant. Died at home in Sumner County, Tennessee on January 12, 1862.

Henry S. Gowen - 1st Corporal. Sergeant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, April 26, 1865.

John F. White - 2nd Corporal. Left Fort Donelson, Tennessee before the surrender and went home. Enlisted in Rogers 1st Cavalry.

John A. Starke - 3rd Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Discharged as a non-conscript on February 17, 1863 at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

Reuben W. Hoy - 4th Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on April 26, 1865.

Armstrong, Mathew T. - 1st Sergeant on September 29, 1862 at the re-organization of the regiment. Detailed as a hospital nurse at Lauderdale Springs, Mississippi. Wounded and captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Baker, Walter B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed to Pioneer Corps. Shown on roll through November 12, 1863. Residence Gallatin, Tennessee.

Baker, William Pleasant - Sergeant on July 1, 1863. Detailed to Telegraph Repair Crew. In battles at Fort Donelson, Tennessee; Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi; Port Hudson, Louisiana; Raymond, Mississippi; Chickamauga, Georgia; Reseca, Georgia; Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia; and Atlanta, Georgia. Wounded at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864, shot through right thigh. Sent to hospital at Forsythe, Georgia. Discharged with disability in November 1864. Went to West Tennessee and stayed in General Tyree H. Bell's home until the war ended. Was on crutches for two years.

Baskerville, B. H. L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Booth, John P. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Discharged as a non-conscript on February 17, 1863 at Port Hudson, Louisiana.

Brake, Jacob W. - Listed as absent when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered. Enlisted in Company B, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Briggs, W. - 1st Sergeant on October 4, 1862. Transferred to Company I, this regiment. Seemed to have attempted the organization of a company of which he was to be Captain. Enlisted a few, some of which went with him into the 9th Cavalry.

Brazier, William F. - Detailed as hospital nurse. Nothing further located.

Brazier, Zachariah - Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863 and died from the wounds.

Bruce, Finis - Listed on sick furlough when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Bruce, James - Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Bumpas, John C. - 1st Sergeant. Listed at home sick when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Bumpas, James B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois on June 2, 1862.

Byram, James L. - Listed at home sick when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Clark, David F. - 4th Sergeant on February 1, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863.

Clark George - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Gallatin, Tennessee. Sent to Ft. McHenry, Maryland. Residence Gallatin, Tennessee.

Clendenning, Henry S. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Montgomery, Alabama on October 4, 1863.

Clendenning, William H. - Killed at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 15, 1862.

Clendenning, W. T. B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Sick at the battle of Chickamauga, Georgia. Very feeble, but stayed in line of battle. Wounded. Fell exhausted. Detailed as Prison Guard at Graham, North Carolina.

Cloyd, William P. - Discharged with disability at Fort Donelson, Tennessee in January 1862.

Coliver, John B. - Listed as deserted at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.

Cooley, Albert- Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the surrender. Enlisted in Company B, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Daughtry, Josiah - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863.

Daughtry, William Thomas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as having Camp Fever at Port Hudson, Louisiana in 1863. Wounded in right shoulder at Jonesboro, Georgia. Wounded in right leg at Franklin, Tennessee. Tuberculosis from exposure. Residence Tyree Springs, Tennessee.

Daughtry, William T. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Dempsey, George T. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed in hospital at Yazoo City, Mississippi. Killed at Jonesboro, Georgia on September 1, 1864.

Dill, Eli - Discharged at Fort Donelson, Tennessee in December 1861.

Donnell, Robert D. - Listed as sick at home when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Dorris, Isaac N. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863, in left hand, lost four fingers, mini ball came out at the wrist causing stiffness. Left at Franklin, Tennessee after the battle as one of a detail to care for the wounded. Captured at Franklin when the army retreated after the battle of Nashville, Tennessee. The others of the detail left but he remained. Captured and sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois. Paroled on May 19, 1865.

Douglas, Charles Sanders - Transferred to Company H, also see.

Douglass, Edward - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 17, 1863.

Duberry, J. G. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Paroled at Talladega, Alabama on May 29, 1865.

Dunlap, Charles S. - Acting adjutant.

Dunlap, Edmund - No record located.

Elam, Joseph A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. Was a Corporal.

Elam, Robert H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Springfield, Illinois while on his way to Camp Butler, Illinois on April 7, 1862.

Ellis, Thomas S. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged Wounded in his left arm at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. His arm was a amputated. Was a Corporal.

Flood, Joel L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Marietta, Georgia on June 17, 1864. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois. Paroled after taking the Oath on March 8, 1865.

Forrester, William - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Morton, Indiana. Paroled after taking the Oath.

Franklin, Solomon - From New York. Was visiting in Gallatin, Tennessee and was conscripted into the Confederate army. Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Garrett, George T. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 27, 1863. He was then, under eighteen years of age.

Gourley, James - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed in hospital at Yazoo City, Mississippi. Captured and paroled there on July 13, 1863.

Golden, James - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Yazoo City, Mississippi on December 5, 1862. Sent to Alton, Illinois and then to City Point, Virginia. Exchanged on April 1, 1863.

Goley, James R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Water Valley, Mississippi. Paroled at Yazoo City, Mississippi on July 13, 1863. Resided on Drake's Creek, Sumner County, Tennessee.

Green, William Douglas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. On detached service in the Commissary Department. Detailed as Sharpshooter. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865.

Guthrie, Isaac N. - Quartermaster Sergeant.

Gourley, John F. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed in hospital about all the time. Died at Atlanta, Georgia on March 5, 1864. He was never paid.

Guthrie, Henry C. - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the surrender. Enlisted in Morgan's Cavalry, regiment not given. Wounded in his left leg at Perryville, Kentucky on October 8, 1862. The large bone was shattered by mini ball. Listed in a private home several weeks. Captured there. Took the Oath.

Guthrie, James T. - Fifer in Regimental Band. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Transferred to Morgan's 2nd Kentucky Cavalry by order of General Hardee. He was killed in Georgia in 1864.

Harris, Bright J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed as Conscript Officer. Killed at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864.

Harrison, Nathaniel - Captured at Missionary Ridge on Nov. 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois where he died on August 25, 1864. Grave No. 1451.

Harrison, Robert H. - Wounded and captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 15, 1862. Died from wounds at St. Louis, Missouri on August 25, 1864 while on his way to Camp Butler, Illinois.

Hay, Thomas J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Left at Camp Butler, Illinois to help care for sick comrades when the regiment was exchanged. Exchanged later. Rejoined regiment. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 3, 1865.

Head, John W. - Colonel of the regiment. Left Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the surrender. Went home. Rejoined regiment after exchange. Was not reselected at the re-organization.

Hoffman, Richard L. - Detailed as Suttler. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 3, 1865.

Johnson, William H. - Died at home on December 1, 1862.

Kerr, John - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Koeph, Charles E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed as a teamster.

Lawrence, James - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was mortally wounded at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863 and died at Cassville, Georgia on December 2, 1863.

Leggett, John L. - Wounded at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on February 15, 1862. Enlisted in a cavalry regiment, after leaving Fort Donelson, Tennessee.

Leggett, Daniel - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Mayes, Thomas J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on June 11, 1862.

McKoin, John G. - Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed in battles at Fort Donelson, Tennessee; Springdale, and Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi; Port Hudson, Louisiana; Raymond, and Jackson, Mississippi; and Chickamauga, Georgia. He was wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863 when shell fragments entered his ankle and face. One bone broken in ankle. Sent to hospital at Lauderdale Springs, Mississippi and then to a hospital at Macon, Georgia. Retired from active duty. Paroled from retired list on May 28, 1865.

McMunn, John W. - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the battle on February 15, 1862. Did not rejoin the regiment. Enlisted in Company E, 37th Tennessee Infantry.

McMurtry, John W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Took the Oath at Nashville, Tennessee on December 27, 1864.

Miller, Joseph K. - Listed as sick in a hospital about all the time. Typhoid and Pneumonia had settled in his lungs in November 1863. Reported for duty in March 1864. Paroled on May 12, 1865.

Mitchell, William J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Franklin, Tennessee on December 17, 1864 during the retreat from Nashville, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio. Paroled after taking the Oath on March 27, 1865.

Mitchell, Major - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Discharged as a non-conscript on February 27, 1862 at Port Hudson, Louisiana. He was under eighteen years of age.

Moncrief, James L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 20, 1863.

Montgomery, Daniel B. C. - Drummer in regimental band. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as present in October 1864.

Moore, John D. - Served in Companies F and I. Detailed as hospital steward by order of Colonel Sugg. Never reassigned to the regiment.

Morris, James A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company A, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Morris, John W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois on July 3, 1862. Got as far back as Lebanon, Tennessee and was captured by U.S. Forces. He was placed in prison at Gallatin, Tennessee. Released after taking the Oath in February 1863. Enlisted in Company A, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Newsome, William - Captured at Chattanooga, Tennessee on November 26, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois.

Pierce, Granville W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 11, 1862, of Pneumonia.

Pitt, W. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was mortally wounded at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1862, and was left on the battlefield.

Reynolds, Nathaniel - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Detailed as teamster. Shocked and blinded by a bursting shell at Franklin, Tennessee on November 30, 1864. Captured during the retreat from Nashville, Tennessee because he could not keep up. He took the Oath. Residence Hartsville, Tennessee.

Richardson, J. S. - Listed as deserted. Captured as a deserter by U.S. forces. Paroled on April 22, 1865.

Roark, Israel L. - Served in Companies F and I. Also see Company I.

Scott, George L. - 1st Sergeant on September 29, 1862, at the re-organization. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged.

Smith, H. J. - Assistant surgeon. Served in Companies F and I.

Simmonds, A. - Assistant surgeon. Served in companies F and I. Resigned in May 1862, and went home.

Simpson, S. R. - Acting Quartermaster Sergeant on November 27, 1862. Served in Companies F and I.

Smith, Silas A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Died at Jackson, Mississippi in October 1862.

Stark, Alexander J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 27, 1862.

Suttle, Josiah - Left Fort Donelson, Tennessee during the battle of February 15, 1862.

Taylor, Robert H. - Hired a substitute.

Walton, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Watson, Thomas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Watson, William W. - Sergeant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Given sick furlough on August 31, 1863. Killed in Georgia in 1864.

Wilkes, Edward - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Wilkes, Thomas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Williams, James L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company B, 6th Tennessee Cavalry.

Williams, Joseph - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as deserted at Dalton, Georgia on January 20, 1864.

Williams, Joseph S. - Listed as sick when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Withers, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Rheumatism after Vicksburg and Raymond Campaigns. In hospital. Captured. Sent to Camp Douglas, Illinois. Left leg amputated while at Camp Douglas. Paroled on June 6, 1865.

Withers, James H. - Wounded and captured at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois where he died.

Wright, F. M. - Detailed as hospital nurse at Clarksville, Tennessee. Captured there after the surrender of Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Butler, Illinois. Paroled after taking the Oath on August 1, 1862.

Wright, Marcus L. - Listed as absent when Fort Donelson was being surrendered. He enlisted in Company I, 22nd Tennessee Cavalry (Nixon's).

Nichol, R. A. - Assistant surgeon. Served in Companies F and I.

All through regimental histories of Confederate soldiers we notice relatives enlisting in the same companies and regiments.

There is a very noticeable difference in different companies taking the Oath to get out of prison. There were no officers with them to exert an influence. Were some quarters more exposed than others?

Several died on the way to Camp Butler, or soon after arrival. They had lain in the trenches at Fort Donelson all night in a snow storm with no fires allowed on the night before they were surrendered. This exposure, coupled with exposure on the way to prison, and the way in which they were transported, some of them being wounded caused many unnecessary deaths.

The Confederate Government at Richmond, Virginia, passed a non-conscript law that exempted from military service those under eighteen and over fifty. Putting this law into effect caused the loss of thousands of men already trained and battle tried.

Later on in the war the morale of the Confederate army was badly hurt by a law passed exempting from military service those that owned twenty or more slaves. The majority of Confederate soldiers had volunteered because they considered States Rights infringed upon. This law was called by some a law making it a "Rich Man's War and a Poor Man's Fight." This law, with Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation freeing the slaves, put entirely different ideas into the minds of many.

30th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, Company G

Men from Macon, Sumner and other nearby Counties

Hickerson, Barksdale - Captain. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio and then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged. Was not reselected at the re-organization of the regiment on September 29, 1862.

Caswell, F. Lovell - 1st Lieutenant. Elected Captain when the remnant of Company I was consolidated with this company at the re-organization on September 29, 1862. Had been captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He was sent to Camp Chase, Ohio then to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Exchanged. Paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina on May 3, 1865.

James Brooks - 1st Lieutenant. Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee at the surrender and went home. Enlisted in another command, not given.

John T. Montgomery - 1st Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Sent to Murfreesboro and Sumner County as a recruiting officer. Did not return. After ten months absence, was marked as discharged. Had enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

William S. Towns - 2nd Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Was in battles at Fort Donelson, Tennessee; Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi; Port Hudson, Louisiana; Raymond, and Jackson, Mississippi; Chickamauga, and and Missionary Ridge, Georgia. Captured at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863. Sent to Rock Island, Illinois. Paroled at Rock Island, Illinois at end of the war.

Scroggins Wright - 2nd Lieutenant on September 29, 1862 at re-organization. Had been captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He left from Johnson's Island prison a nervous wreck, chronic diarrhea and hemorrhoids. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864, commanding company. Sent again to Johnson's Island. Paroled on June 14, 1865. Residence Richland Station (Portland), Tennessee.

Peyton H. Winkler - Bvt. 2nd Lieutenant. Captured at Fort Donelson. Exchanged. Wounded and captured at Atlanta, Georgia on July 22, 1864. His left leg fractured near the hip joint by mini ball. Sent again to Johnson's Island, Ohio. Paroled on June 15, 1865.

John F. Parker - 3rd Lieutenant. Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee at the surrender. Captured at Carthage, Tennessee on June 27, 1863.

Thomas Dies - 1st Sergeant. Discharged on May 24, 1863.

Leondas W. Ballow - Sergeant. Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Captured in Smith County, Tennessee on August 30, 1863. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio.

James J. Montgomery - Sergeant. Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee after the surrender. Enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

John S. McClard - Corporal. 1st Sergeant. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Killed at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863.

E. H. Brockett - Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Jacob L. Dice - Corporal. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company A, 5th Tennessee Infantry. Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865.

Daniel Dement H. - Corporal. Escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois after the surrender.

Austin, J. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863. Died from the wounds on November 5, 1863.

Austin, Daniel S. - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee at the surrender. Enlisted in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry. (Newsome's)

Baker, H. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. Enlisted in Company A, 5th Tennessee Cavalry.

Beal, Richard - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Bransford, A. T. - 2nd Sergeant on September 29, 1862. Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Decatur, Alabama during Hood's Invasion of Tennessee, while guarding a wagon train in crossing the Tennessee River. Right arm was cut off by a cannon ball. Arm amputated at the wrist. Remained in Alabama til the end of the war.

Burns, Thomas Yeatman - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He enlisted in Company A, 8th Tennessee Infantry in which he was wounded at Reseca, Georgia in the left groin, knee and hand. Had Measles and chronic diarrhea in army.

Carman, Thomas G. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Enlisted in Company A, 8th Tennessee Infantry. In battles at Chickamauga, Marietta, and Atlanta, Georgia where he was captured on July 22, 1864. Sent to Camp Morton, Indiana. Paroled on May 28, 1865.

Carter, W. R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 10, 1862. He was a Corporal.

Chiffin, Jasent R. - Died in a hospital at Clarksville, Tennessee on January 13, 1862.

Chiffin, James E. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Claraday, Henry C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Cliburn, Wilson D. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 25, 1862.

Climer, John C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 9, 1862.

Cooper, James M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He enlisted in Company H, 1st Tennessee Infantry. (Turney's). Listed as near death twice with Camp Fever, then Dysentery. Captured at Petersburg, Virginia in April 1864. Sent to Ft. Delaware, Delaware. Paroled on June 10, 1865.

Cothron, W. R. - Listed as deserted.

Courtes, Bennett - Discharged at Tyree Springs, Tennessee on November 26, 1861.

Courtes, Joseph R. - Company blacksmith. Escaped from Fort Donelson at the surrender. Did not rejoin regiment.

Courtes, John - On detached service on the Floating Battery at island No. 10 on the Mississippi River. Captured there on April 10, 1863. Listed as Disappeared.

Dallehay, T. R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 18, 1862.

Dement, Jesse W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 9, 1862.

Day, W. M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 25, 1862.

Dias, David - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee at the surrender. He enlisted in Company A, 8th Tennessee Infantry where he became a Captain.

Dice, Solomon C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 30, 1862.

Draper, A. J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. He enlisted in the 15th Tennessee Cavalry under the command of General Nathan Bedford Forrest.

Edans, Elijah - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Edans, Henry H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 30, 1862.

Edans, Joseph H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 8, 1862.

Edans, William - Listed as sent home sick from Fort Donelson, Tennessee.

Forgason, A. A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Raymond, Mississippi on May 12, 1863. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Ford, Archibald - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Gammon, Harrison Coleman - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Gammon, John M. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Gammons, S. C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Garrett, John D. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was mortally wounded at Vicksburg, Mississippi on December 24, 1862. He died from the wounds on January 3, 1863.

Garrett, J. W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 25, 1862.

Hanley, Thomas Jefferson - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Hesson, H. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Hesson, William A. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Holder, Elisha B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on August 24, 1862.

Holder, John - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 6, 1862.

Holder, Robert - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Johnson, John - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee at the surrender. Supposed to have enlisted in another command. Not given.

Jones, A. A. - Listed on furlough when Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered. He enlisted in Company E, 35th Tennessee Infantry.

Jones, David - Corporal on September 29, 1862. He was captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Captured at Nashville, Tennessee on December 16, 1864. Sent to Camp Chase, Ohio.

Jones, Thomas - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. He had been deafened from the concussion from a shell explosion at Fort Donelson, Tennessee.

Jones, Thomas J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Kirby, Joseph W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. He enlisted in Scott's Light Artillery Company.

Luster, Aderson - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Marshall, Daniel F. - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Massey, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

McClanahan, William - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

McClanahan, J. F. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 19, 1862.

McClarde, Alexander - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

McClarde, Jasper - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

McClendon, John S. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Merriman, James P. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He escaped from Camp Butler, Illinois. He enlisted in Company C, 63rd Tennessee Infantry.

Miller, Nathan - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 13, 1862.

Moran, John - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Morgan, John W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Nichol, D. Franklin - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 7, 1862.

Oldham, George W. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He was killed at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863.

Parker, Joseph - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Parker, Franklin - Listed as discharged at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on December 4, 1862. He enlisted in Company G, 6th Tennessee Cavalry.

Parker, Thomas C. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Perion, Franklin - Escaped from the hospital at Clarksville, Tennessee after Fort Donelson, Tennessee was being surrendered.

Porter, Thomas H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Porter, William C. - Listed as leaving sick at Tippah Ford, Mississippi (Abbeville), on December 1, 1863. Captured and died.

Porter, Wiley J. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded at Chickamauga, Georgia on September 19, 1863. He died from the wounds.

Puntle, Lawson - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Robbins, George - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on May 9, 1862.

Robbins, George Henry - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Listed as leaving sick at Camp Butler, Illinois when the regiment was exchanged. He took the Oath later and was released.

Roberson, William R. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois. He enlisted in Company E, 7th Cavalry Battalion, also see.

Russel, E. L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on July 3, 1862.

Shoulders, Abner - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 17, 1863.

Shoulders, John - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on March 25, 1862.

Smith, B. H. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He died at Camp Butler, Illinois on April 2, 1862.

Smith, W. Pinkney - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee after the surrender. He enlisted in Company F, 44th Tennessee Infantry.

Taylor, Charles - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Listed as discharged as a non-conscript at Port Hudson, Louisiana on February 17, 1863.

Taylor, James B. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. Wounded in the right leg at Decatur, Alabama. His leg was amputated.

Thompson, Nathan - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Towns, E. L. - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. He took the Oath at Camp Butler, Illinois.

Turner, Pleasant - Escaped from Fort Donelson, Tennessee after the surrender.

Woodmore, Spencer - Captured at Fort Donelson, Tennessee. Exchanged. He enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee, also see.

The death reports are from the U.S. Official Record. It should be free from mistakes. Cause of death, location of graves and if graves are marked, not given.

Exposure at Fort Donelson, Tennessee on the way to prison and lack of medical care at Camp Butler, Illinois along with defective barracks took a heavy toll.


Sumner County and Her Sons during the War Between the States 1861 - 1865

Sumner County, Tennessee Genealogist Companion