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Sumner County, Tennessee
In the Civil War

By Edwin L. Ferguson

Chapter Nine

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

Permission granted by David, son of Edwin L. Ferguson


Muster Roll for Day's Unlettered Company in Colonel McKoin's 55th Tennessee Infantry

This company was from Sumner and Macon Counties. It was consolidated with Joyner's Unlettered Company to form Company H, Consolidated Infantry Regiment. Losses at the battle of Shiloh, desertions, etc., had so weakened the 55th and the 44th that they were consolidated, April 18, 1662, and known as the 44th Consolidated Infantry.

Henry B, Day - Captain. At consolidation April 18, 1862.

William Day - Captain after resignation of Captain H. B. Day, until April 1, 1863.

B. N. Fleming - 1st Lieutenant. Discharged on disability April 16, 1862.

R. C. Parker - 1st Sergeant. Promoted to Acting Quartermaster February 17, 1862.

Alfred J. Hodges - 1st Sergeant. Succeeding R. C. Parker. Resigned at the consolidation. Discharged on disability December 16, 1862.

Zachariah F. Green - 3rd Sergeant. Resigned March 1 , 1862. Also see 44th Consolidated.

A. F. Clark - 4th Sergeant.

J. W. Carter - Corporal.

J. D. Escue - Corporal.

Joseph A. Carter - Corporal. See Company H, Consolidated.

Adams, Elisha - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Alsup, Thomas - See Company H, Consolidated.

Anderson, William C. - Transferred from Company. H, 2nd Tennessee Infantry, March 10, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

Ausbrooks, Sandy C. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Ausbrooks, William C. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Austin, Marcus S. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Bates, William R. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Beard, S. - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Bell, W. T. - Transferred to Company D, 2nd or 22nd Tennessee Cavalry, February 15, 1862, and was captured at Tupelo, Mississippi, December 16, 1862.

Bennett, James W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Bennett, William F. - Sergeant. Transferred from Company H, 2nd Tennessee Infantry, March 10, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

Bentle, Marcus - See Company H, Consolidated.

Boyd, R. L. - Deserted March 1, 1862.

Bullock, John - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Campbell, Daniel - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Campbell, David - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Carr, Andrew J. - Transferred to Company H, 2nd Tennessee Infantry, also see.

Carr, Dock D. M. - Shown present April 13, 1862. Name appears as in Company I, 13th Tennessee Cavalry.

Carr, J. A. - Transferred to Company H, 2nd Tennessee Infantry, March 10, 1862. Then to Company C, 55th Tennessee Infantry April 3, 1862.

Carr, M. W. - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Carr, William A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Clark, Edward F. - Discharged on disability at Corinth, Mississippi, April 19, 1862. From Bethpage.

Clark, J. L. - Transferred from 2nd Tennessee Infantry, No further information.

Clark, J. R. - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Cole, J. F. - Present at consolidation April 18, 1862. No further record.

Collier, Robert - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Cook, William - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Cooper, Martin - See Company H, 44th Consolidated Regiment.

Crenshaw, James D. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Crews, Talton P. - Died at home in Sumner County, February 8, 1862.

Crews, Henry - See Company H, Consolidated.

Defrees, George W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Escue, Asmaveth - See Company H, Consolidated.

Evith, Martin - See Company H, Consolidated.

Flowers, Joel S. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Gant, A. A. - Deserted January 15, 1862. Enlisted in Company E, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Graves, Allen - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Green, Louis A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Gregory, Richard A. - Deserted March 6, 1862. Enlisted in Company F, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Gregory, Thomas F. - Deserted March 6, 1862. Enlisted in Company D, 9th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion, also see, under Miscellaneous list.

Hanna, James - Deserted February 10, 1862.

Harrison, M. - Deserted February 14, 1862.

Harper, Charles H. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Hawkins, J. G. - Discharged an disability April 18, 1862. Was 3rd Lieutenant.

Henry, John M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Henry, Pleasant G. C. - Transferred from Company H, 2nd Tennessee Infantry, March 10, 1862. Killed at Shiloh, April 6, 1862.

Higgason, L. D. - 2nd Sergeant. See Company H, Consolidated.

Higgason, R. P. - Transferred from 7th Cavalry Battalion, Company C, March 10, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

Hodges, James - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Hodges, Richard A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Hoskins, Joel - Died at home in Macon County, February 11, 1862.

Howell, John - See Company H, Consolidated.

Hunt, John T. - Deserted March 6, 1862. Enlisted in Company E, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Jones, John - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Jones, J. P. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Kerley, Daniel - See Company H, Consolidated.

Key, George - See Company H, Consolidated.

Key, William - See Company H, Consolidated.

Lauderdale, Elisha - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Lee, Joshua S. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Lee, S. G. - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Marshall, Allen H. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Martin, Benjamin F. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Meador, Thomas G. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Mincey, James S. - Present at consolidation.

Minick, William Riley - See Company H, Consolidated.

Moody, John - See Company H, Consolidated.

Neel, John - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Neel, Mat - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Owen, Joseph - See Company H, Consolidated.

Perdue, J. M. - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Perry, Buckner E. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Perry, John - See Company H, Consolidated.

Perry, Joshua Sanford - Died from Measles at Courtland, Alabama, March 20, 1862.

Perry, Malaki - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Reece, D. S. - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Reese, William J. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Slayton, James B. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Sloan, Joseph A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Stewart, Alfred - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Stinson, Ephriam B. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Stinson, John L. - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Stinson, Wilson M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Stone, John W. - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Stone, Lee - Deserted February 15, 1862.

Story, James W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Stratton, Bailie P. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Tooley, John R. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Troutt, M. D. - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Tuttle, John - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Wilkerson, Alfred F. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Muster Roll for Joyner's Unlettered Company in Colonel McKoin's 55th Tennessee Infantry.
Men from Sumner County.

Consolidated with Day's Unlettered Company to form Company H, Consolidated Infantry, April 18, 1862.

James H. Joyner - Captain. At consolidation April 18, 1862.

William McMurtry - 1st Lieutenant. Deserted February 2, 1862.

George W. Boone - 2nd Lieutenant until consolidation.

John E. Perry - 3rd Lieutenant. On sick furlough at consolidation. See Company H, Consolidated.

J. W. Bruce - 1st Sergeant until consolidation. Enlisted in Company B, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

L. F. Hughes - 2nd Sergeant. Detailed as hospital nurse April 18, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

W. A. Jewell - 3rd Sergeant. Absent, sick, at consolidation. See Company H, Consolidated.

William F. Shaw - 4th Sergeant until consolidation. See Company H, Consolidated.

T. B. Clendenning - Corporal until consolidation. See Company H, Consolidated.

T. G. Latimer - Corporal until consolidation. See Company H, Consolidated.

Seth P. Saunders - Corporal. Given sick furlough February 2. 1862. Enlisted in Company B, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Beasley, Hiram W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Biddle, J. E. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Bland, Silas - See Company H, Consolidated.

Bruce, Peter - Deserted February 1, 1862.

Buck, John - See Company H, Consolidated. Byram, James - Given sick furlough February 1, 1862. Enlisted in Company K, 30th Tennessee Infantry, also see.

Callis, James H. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Campbell, William W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Cole, Perry M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Copeland, E. B. - Deserted at Camp Trousdale, December 29, 1861, same day he enlisted.

Cuffman, Benjamin - Discharged on disability April 19, 1862. Prior service in Company E, 7th Tennessee Infantry from which he was discharged on disability on July 4, 1861. Enlisted in Company F, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see for further record.

Dillard, James - Given sick furlough February 18, 1862.

Dotson, Simon - See Company H, Consolidated.

Douglas, Merry A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Ealey, James H. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Elizer, Timothy D. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Frazer, John M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Frazer, William A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Fredericks, James - Deserted February 18, 1862. Enlisted in Company H, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Fulkes, John B. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Garrett, James W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Glover, I. L. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Green, Isaac - Deserted prior to consolidation. Enlisted in Company F, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Hall, Andrew J. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Hatch, John A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Kelley, Daniel J. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Kirkpatrick, Alexander - See Company H, Consolidated.

Kiser, Mark - On sick furlough at consolidation.

Lassiter, Linval C. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Lester, Henry - Detailed as Teamster February 28, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

Lewis, Thomas J. - Given sick furlough February 10, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated. Martin, Cage W. - See Company H, Consolidated.

McAlister, Samuel - Detailed as Teamster, February 28, 1862. See Company H, Consolidated.

McMurtry, Jacob H. - Deserted February 15, 1862. Enlisted in Company C, 9th Tennessee Cavalry, also see.

Miles, Barzell - See Company H, Consolidated.

Miles, M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Paschal, R. A. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Paschal, William S. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Perry, Benjamin F. - Given sick furlough February 10, 1862. Returned to regiment. Placed in Company I, same regiment. Enlisted December 27, 1861, at Camp Trousdale. Wounded in left leg by spent Minnie ball and in shoulder by kick of musket. Discharged on disability but stayed with regiment. Had been captured in Sumner County while on sick furlough. Sent to Fort McHenry, Maryland, then to City Point, Virginia. Exchanged. Then above discharge given.

Perry, William R. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Pike, James - See Company H, Consolidated.

Ragan, James M. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Raymer, J. C. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Raymer, John N. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Smith, John - Deserted February 20, 1862.

Smith, William - See Company H, Consolidated.

Warmack, John P. - See Company H, Consolidated.

Wells, John - Detailed as hospital nurse at Camp Weakley, near Nashville, February 18, 1862, and never returned to company.

Winham, William H. - See Company H, Consolidated, 44th Tennessee Infantry.

Winham, James - See Company H, Consolidated.


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