20th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA

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J.R. Rader
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Kizer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Henry Hartwell Raines
Company D. Enlisted April 1, 1864 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Black horse valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Paroled [as H.H. Reans] at Jackson TN, May 1865.
Born 1844, Gibson Co. TN. Married 1865, Annie Camp, in Gibson Co. TN. Died 1881, Gibson Co. TN. Widow's pension file #1290.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,O]; Sherril (1992)

Alexander W. Rains
Company D. Enlisted July 26, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Col. Richardson for 3 years. Present on roll for May/June 1864. As Acting Adjutant, wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll (as A.W. Raines) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
Born December 23, 1830, in Gibson Co., TN, eldest child of Col. E.W. Rains. Served as non-commissioned officer and adjutant until wounded at Harrisburg on July 15, 1864. Did not recover in time to re-enter service. Married Ninnie Crawford on November 17, 1868. Living in Gibson Co. ca. 1887.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Goodspeed (1887/1978), p. 911.

John W. Rains
Company Unknown. On roll (as J.W. Raines, Co. B) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
The Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications shows that Tennessee pension application #10416 was filed by John W. Rains of Gibson County for service with the 20th (Russell's) Cavalry.
Source: Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications

Ephraim Oliver Randle
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Captured West Tenn. Dec. 15". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Captured in West Tenn. Dec 15, 1863". On prisoner rolls, captured Connersville, Henry Co., TN, January 17, 1864, listed as a member of Company "I", Greer's Regiment; received at Camp Morton, IN, February 15, 1864; transferred for exchange March 15, 1865.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Brother of Smith Randle. Born December 5, 1845 in Henry Co., the son of Richard and Lydia Carron Randle. Enlisted in Sept. 1863, served as skirmisher and scout. Captured; discharged in Richmond, March, 1865. About 1870 moved to Bastrop Co., Texas, resided at Cedar Creek, TX. Married 1872, 5 children.
The online Index to Confederate Pension Records at the Texas State Electronic Library indicates that pension application #41401 was filed by E.O. Randle of Bastrop County.
Source: Compiled Service Records, E.O. Randle questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915-22/85, Vol. 5, pp. 1792-3)

Henry Smith Randle
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
On report (as H.S. Randon) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co..
Henry Smith Randle - (Born 1843, Henry Co., parents Richard and Lydia Canon Randle - died Jan. 17, 1930) Enlisted Co. A, 46th Tn Vol (Inf) on Nov. 29, 1861 at Paris, TN. Escaped from Island No. 10 when regiment was captured. Enlisted in Sept. 1863 with Greer's Cav. which was later consolidated with Russell's Regiment. Served at Okolona, Fort Pillow, and Paducah. In April, 1864 he transferred back into the 46th Infantry. Eventually transferred to hospital at Augusta, Ga (Ocmulgee Hosp.) and furloughed home to recuperate. Unable to rejoin outfit and finished out war at home. Received pension.
Married 1877, Zilphia Stallings, in Henry Co. TN. Widow's pension file #9854.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R, C]; Victor Van Cleave, H.S. Randle questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915-22/85, Vol. 5, p. 1793); Sherril (1992)

James Randle
Company B. Enlisted December 12, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Without leave Apr. 20, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick Apr 20, 1864 without orders."
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.H. Randol
Enlisted May 25, 1864 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for the war. Present on Field & Staff roll for May/June 1864, "Appointed QM Sergt. May 27, 64".
On roll (as Q.M. Sergt. E.W. Randle) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Living Hernando, MS, 1915, where he filed a letter in support of the pension application of J.W. Harris. Source: Compiled Service Records, Paul O'Neill

William Martin Rasberry
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Grey horse valued at $900. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Born ca. 1846 in Henry Co., TN, son of Lovick and Mary Bowles Rasberry. Enlisted in 1861 and served at Shiloh. Later joined Co. E of the 20th Cavalry.
Source: Compiled Service Records, W.M. Rasberry questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915- 22/85, Vol. 5, pp. 1796-7)

A.R. Raspbury
Company E. Enlisted November 25, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Wounded at Okolona Feb 22, 64". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Wounded at Okolona Feb. 22, 64. Without leave".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.W. Ravins
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Without leave Feb 20".
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Ray
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Bomer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave Feb 13, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted Feb 13, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

S.J. Ray
Present on Field and Staff roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on Field & Staff roll for May/June 1864. A QM list dated August 5, 1864 lists as Capt. & AQM "not commissioned, not bonded", "Recommended by Co. of the Regt." A list dated February 18, 1865 notes "Infantry line officer on detached service". "Assigned Feb. 5, 1864 by Co. Russell". Parole at Columbus, MS, May 16, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

A.B. Reace
Company B. Surname also given as Reese. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Sick March 15, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick Mch 16, 1864 by order Col. Russell unable to travel."
On report (as A.B. Reece) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.W. Reach
Company A. Enlisted July 10, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Brown horse valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

T.G. Reach
Company D. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Maj. Bennett for 3 years. Black horse valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Left sick Jun 1st by order Surgeon McNeal".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Gibson Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Garland J. Reed
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay mare valued at $600. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. "Killed in an engagement with the enemy at Athens Tenn. [sic] on the 24th September 1864"; effects sent to wife.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Thomas B. Reeves
Company E. On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Memphis TN. Oath of allegiance at Memphis, TN, 5 June 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.L. Reeves
Company A. Enlisted July 10, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Wounded Okolona, Miss. Feb. 22, 64. Gibson Co. not able for duty".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

G.W. Reynolds
Company C. Died December 25, 1863 from the effects of wounds.
Source: Lindsley (1886)

W.H. Reynolds
Company K. Enlisted May 1, 1864 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Lt. Freeman. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James H. Rhodes
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for three years. Bay mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. "Wounded slightly chest" at Tishomingo Creek.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll.
Oath of allegiance [as James H. Rhoads] at Nashville TN, May 30, 1865; desrcribed as resident of Carroll Co., TN; dark complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, 5 ft 9 in; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 25, 1865; "signs by mark" [20th Cavalry -- unidentified regiment roll].
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Rice
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for three years. Sorrell mule. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 25, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, 5 ft. 9 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 24, 1865.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]

Thomas G. Riddle
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from April 28, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864. Killed at Harrisburg.
Born 1834, Pittsylvania Co. VA. Married 1858, America J. Hodges, in Pittsylvania Co. VA. Widow's pension file #130.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R], Rennolds (1904/61); Sherril (1992)

A.J. Ridgeway
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Black mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report (as A.J. Ridgaway) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Weakley.
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Almus Ridgway
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from April 29, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Son of W.A. Ridgway.
On roll (as 4th Corpl. I.A. Ridgeway) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Peggy Truesdell

William Alexander Ridgway
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman. Brown horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as Private. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 2nd Lieutenant, "Elected 2nd Bvt. Lieutenant 20th of May, 1864". Wounded at Harrisburg, "lacerated ... of the wrist"; granted 30 days leave July 26, 1864.
On report (as 3rd Lt. W.A. Ridgeway) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Palmersville.
Father of J.A. Ridgway. Born 1825, died 1917.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Peggy Truesdell

W.W. Ridgeway
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from 29th April, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Old soldier sent to his command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.B. Ridley
Company A. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Maj. Bennett for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Louis Ridley
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $500. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864, "Formerly belonged to 5th Tenn. Inf. Was provid. absent when term expired."
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co. On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN.
Born 1842, Carroll Co. TN. Married 1873, Tabitha H. Dinwiddie, in Henry Co. TN. Died 1904, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension file #2864.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

J.W. Ridley
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay mare valued at $1200. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Reduced by request Feby. 5, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Prisoner June 6, 1864". On prisoner rolls: captured near Ripley, MS, June 6, 1864; received at Memphis, TN, June 12, 1864; admitted Military Prison Hospital, Memphis, TN, June 14, 1864, for "Diarrhoea"; died 10 a.m., July 7, 1864 in prison hospital.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Andrew Ferrell Riley
Died June 1, 1920 in Huntsville, AL. Member UCV Egbert Jones Camp #357.
Born March 12,1846 in Lincoln Co, TN and died June 4,1920 in Huntsville AL. Enlisted Sept.1863 at Corinth, MS. Captured about a month after the battle of Nashville and released at the end of the war.
Source: Confederate Veteran, 29(2): 69, Feb 1921; Greg Bruder

Robert Riley
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Black mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Gardner Station.
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.W. Roach
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Transferred to Col. Faulkner's command Mar. 1, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.A. Roberson
Company D. Enlisted September 5, 1863 in Carrol Co., TN, by Capt. Rodgers for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave."
Source: Compiled Service Records

Robert Roberson
Company D. Enlisted September 5, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Capt. Rodgers for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Wounded at Tishomingo Creek June 10". Wound described as "severely left arm".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Lavinia TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Henry C. Roberts
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $900. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 1st Sergeant. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 1st Sergeant. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dresden.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Roberts
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Went to Col. Keiser's Regt. jan 28, 1864 went before the organization of our Regt."
Source: Compiled Service Records

Josiah D. Roberts
On prisoner rolls: Captured Calonia, Bolivar Co., MS, June 22, 1864; received Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN, August 12, 1864; "Released on oath May 22, 1865". Oath of allegiance at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, IN; described as resident of Donaldsonville, LA; dark complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, 6 ft. 4 in.
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.C. Roberts
Company H. Surname also given as Roberds. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Lt. Freeman for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from April 29, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864. Paroled at Jackson, TN, June 1865.
Louis Coleman Roberts born Hardin Co. TN. Married 1866 Eugenia Irvine Cunningham, in Hardin Co. TN. Died 1910, Hardin Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3173.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Sherril (1992)

George Washington Robertson
Company A. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Black mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Wounded slightly Apl. 12, 1864 in the assault on Fort Pillow".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN.
Born 1843, Gibson Co. TN. Married 1889, Annie Guthrie, in Gibson Co. TN. Died 1910 in Gibson Co. TN. Widow's pension file #6269.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

Dr. J.H. Robertson
Company A. Enlisted July 10, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Taken prisoner at Denmark July 1863".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Green D.B. Rodgers
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Detailed by Capt. Fields to get his Horse". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Absent without leaf [sic] June 18, 1864". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 25, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 5 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 24, 1865.
TN.
On report (as G.D.B. Rogers) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.F. Rodgers
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
TN.
On report (as J.F. Rogers) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll.
Source: Compiled Service Records

V.A. Rodgers
Company B. Enlisted December 12, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $450. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
TN.
On report (as V.A. Rogers) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.C. Rodgers
Company F. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 1st Corporal. Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 1st Corporal, "Left sick near Baulden [Baldwyn? -- rmp] June 9 by order of Surgeon of the Regt." Died of Typhus fever, near Rienzi, MS, about 21 June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.S. Rodgers
Company D. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Maj. Bennett for 3 years. Bay mare mule valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll (as W.S. Rogers) for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

William Z. Rodgers
Company F. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. "Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Left sick near Bouden [Baldwyn? -- rmp] June 9 by order of Surgeon, 64".
On report (as W.Z. Rogers) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll. Oath at Nashville; resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, 5 ft 9 in; surrendered at Johnsonville TN May 24, 1865, oath May 25, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

C.C. Rogers
Company D. Enlisted May 1, 1864 at Jackson, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Wesley Rogers
Company I. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Eaton, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to Lauderdale Springs Dr. Russell, sick June 10, 1864". 1915 inquiry from Kentucky pension board.
TN.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dresden.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Jube V. Rogers
Company I. Enlisted February 1, 1864 at Oxford, MS, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay mare valued at $1100. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.J.W. Rogers
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. 1915 inquiry from Texas pension board.
The online Index to Confederate Pension Records at the Texas State Electronic Library indicates that pension application #32288 was filed by L.J.W. Rogers of Harrison County.
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.R. Rooks
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April, "Without leave in Tenn. with gun & accoutrements Mar 20, 1864".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Rooks; remarks "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

George M.D. Ross
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Sorrell mule valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN.
Born about 1840 in Weakley Co., TN, the son of William and Sallie Ann Edwards Ross. Enlisted, 1861, in Co. H of the 33rd Tennessee. Served at Shiloh (wounded) and Perryville. Joined the 20th and served at Brice's Crossroads, Pontotoc, Harrisburg, Memphis, Paducah, Athens, Sulphur Trestle, and Pulaski. Discharged, Gainesville, AL, May 1865. Received pension.
Born 1841, Weakley Co. TN. Married 1912, Oma Wright, in Weakley Co. TN. Died 1926, Weakley Co. TN. Widow's pension file #8554.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; G.M.D. Ross questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915- 22/85, Vol. 5, pp. 1883-4); Sherril (1992)

A. Rowland
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Without leave Feb 20". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Went home with leave April 30. Without leave 64."
On report (as A. Roland) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.D. Rowlet
Company F. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
Source: Compiled Service Records

George Washington Rowlett
Company I. Enlisted May 1, 1864 at Jackson, TN, by Col. Russell for 3 years. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Absent without leave since May 23, 1864".
On report (as George Rowles) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dedham.
Born 1836 in VA, the son of Archibald Rowlett and Rebecca Guthrie. Married 1861 to Cornelia Coulter. After war, farmed in Weakley County and one year in Florida. Living in Weakley County in 1887.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Goodspeed History of Weakley County

William G. Rudd
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Left at Trenton, Tenn. April 29, 1864".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Ralston Station.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James William "Jim" Russell
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On roll (as J.M. Russell) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Troy TN. File contains 1915 Inquiry from Oklahoma Pension Board for James William Russell
Source: Compiled Service Records

Robert Milton Russell
Appointed Captain, Co. "E", 12th TN Infantry May 28, 1861. Promoted Colonel, June 3, 1861. Dropped from rolls May 1862. Present on roll of 20th TN Cavalry for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Appointed Colonel February 1, 1864 by Maj. General Forrest. "Assigned under authority of President by Maj. Genl. Forrest recommended" on February 5, 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg. Paroled May 16, 1865 at Gainesville, AL.
Signed report as Col. Comdg. of absentees and deserters Verona MS Feb. 28, 1865. Signed report as Col. Comdg. of absentees and deserters West Point MS March 15, 1865. Paroled 11 May 1865 at Gainesville AL.
Russell was a West Point graduate and Colonel of the 12th Tennessee Infantry. He temporarily assumed command of a brigade at Shiloh.
How is this for a couple of sentences? Born December 15, 1825 in Middle Tennesse to James Russell and Mary "Polly" Cowan. Died May 5, 1893 in Traver (Tulare County), California. Married to Fanny January (1831-1902); 6 children (3 boys, 3 girls).
Source: Compiled Service Records, Official Records I-32-1, p. 342. Frank Carvell ; Diana

T.M. Russell
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Troy TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

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