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J.E. Sallis
Company H. Surname may be Sollis. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Camp Eaton, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Luke Sallis
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted, Panola, Miss., Feb. 20, 1864, with gun & accoutrements".
On report (as Luke Sollis) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Obion Co. TN; probable whereabouts Mt. Pelia.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.W. Saunders
Company C. The Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications shows that Tennessee pension application #16339 and #16223 were filed by J.W. Saunders of Benton County for service with the 20th Cavalry.
John W. Saunders born VA. Married 1858, Eugenia C. Eggleston, in Lauderdale Co. TN. Died 1870, Tipton Co. TN. Widow's pension file #193.
Source: Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications; Sherril (1992)

H.P. Scott
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted Mch. 29, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted Mch. 29, 64".
Source: Compiled Service Records

S.P. Scott
Company H. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Eaton, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Gray mare valued at $800. 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 Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Gardner Station.
Born July 15, 1846. Enlisted in Company "H" of the 20th in 1863. Participated in actions at Ft. Pillow, Guntown, and Oxford. Furloughed during the winter of 1864. Paroled at Paducah, May 1865. After war worked as a Miller in Dresden, Weakley County, TN. Living Weakley County ca. 1887.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Baker (1982), Goodspeed (1887/1978)

William P. Scott
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Detailed to West Tenn. May 10". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Detailed to go with Col. Tancel [sic] to West Tenn. May 10 order not none [known? -- rmp] 1864". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 18, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN, fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 9 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 17, 1865.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll; remarks "Marrid".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.H. Scruggs
Company D. Enlisted April 1, 1864 in Carroll Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former command May 22nd".
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Sexton
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Bay horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll (as I. Sexton) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Rennolds (1904/61)

James Alexander Shane
Company D. Enlisted August 13, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $650. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as Captain. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as Captain, "On Scout at Ripley. Gen. Forrest." Elected and appointed Captain, September 1, 1863; reelected September 1, 1863.
Served as Captain of Co. "E", Greer's Regiment; Captain, Co. "B", 19/20 Consolidated Regiment. Paroled May 11, 1865. Wounded at Harrisburg.
Born 1831, Gibson Co. TN. Married 1878, Sarah H. Beasley, in Shelby Co. TN. Died 1903, Shelby Co. TN. Widow's pension file #4259.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Sherril (1992)

John L. Shane
Company D. Enlisted April 1, 1864 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former Com'd May 22nd".
Source: Compiled Service Records

William H. Shankle
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Brown mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Absent sick leaf [sic] Okloney Hospital June 25, 1864". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, June 2, 1865; described as resident of Henry Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, 5 ft 9-1/2 in.; surrendered at Ft. Donelson, TN, May 31, 1865; "signs by mark".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.T. Sharp
Company A. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Sorrell mule 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

J.P. Shaw
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave Feby. 15". Paroled at Memphis, TN, May 1865.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Rutherford.
Source: Compiled Service Records

G.W. Sheridan
Company K. Enlisted January 1, 1864 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Lt. Freeman. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Old soldier sent to his command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.M. Sheridan
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent sick from April 28th". 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

Peter Shores
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Brown mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick at Hospital June 15, 1864". "Wounded severely chest" at Tishomingo Creek.
Source: Compiled Service Records

John T. Shroat
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Certificate West Tenn. Mch. 20". On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
Born 1832, Louisville, KY. Married 1853, Lizzie M. Bailey, in Henry Co. TN. Died 1910, Houston Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3447.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Sherril (1992)

S.S. Simmons
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $400. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Transferred to old command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Slagle
Company A. The Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications shows that Tennessee pension application #9556 was filed by John Slagle of Lawrence County for service with the 20th Cavalry.
Source: Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications

A.Y. Skiner
Company E. Enlisted July 10, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "left lasft fall on a few days leave. not reported. supposed to be a prisoner".
On roll (as A.Y. Skinner) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Albert Gallatin Smith
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Grey horse valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Born 1830 in Dyer Co., TN.
Married 1851, Henrietta Farah Norvill in Dyer Co. TN. Died 1914, Dyer Co. TN. Widow's pension file #5962.
Source: Compiled Service Records; Randy Smith; Sherril (1992)

B.H. Smith
Company D. Roster cards are in disagreement: (1) Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Killed at Harrisburg. (2) Enlisted January 10, 1864 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted near Corinth May 26th".
Source: Compiled Service Records

C.M. Smith
Company B. Enlisted August 24, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for the war. On roll for Feb/April 1864, "Deserted Dec. 10, 1863".
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.M. Smith
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Sorrell mule valued at $650. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his command at Dalton May 23, 64".
Source: Compiled Service Records

George Madison Smith
Company Unknown. The Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications shows that Tennessee pension application #11679 was filed by George Madison Smith of Dyer County for service with the 20th Cavalry.
Source: Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications

Harvey M. Smith
Company E. The Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications shows that Tennessee pension application #1731 was filed by Harvey M. Smith of Giles County for service with the 20th Cavalry.
Source: Index to Tennessee Confederate Pension Applications

J.A. Smith
Company E. Wounded at Memphis and at Oxford, Mississippi.
Source: Rennolds (1904/61)

J.E. Smith
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $1000. 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 Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.H. Smith
Company D. Company D. Enlisted April 25, 1864 in Obion Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former Comd. May 22nd".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.H. Smith
Company F. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Without leave Apr. 1".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]

J.N. Smith
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Wounded and sent to Hospital June 10, 1864". "Wounded severely left groin" at Tishomingo Creek.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]

Joseph Smith
Company D. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Bay horse valued at $900. Present on Company "G" roll for Mar/April 1864. On Company "G" roll for May/June 1864, "Transferred to Capt. Shane's Company May 15, 64". Present on Company "D" roll for May/June 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Dyersburg TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]

O.F. Smith
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 iln West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave Feby. 15".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Rutherford.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Parham Smith
Company D. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Huntingdon, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $500. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864, "Formerly belonged to 55th Regt. Tenn. Inft. was provid. absent when term expired. Joined by order Col. Bell." Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 18, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, 5 ft. 10 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 17, 1865.
On roll (as Parkham Smith) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Thomas Jefferson Smith
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864 as Private, "Absent with leave May 1, 64". Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 4th Corporal.
On report (as 2nd Corp.) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co..
Born 1839, Henry Co. TN. Married 1858, Sallie Ann Bushby, in Henry Co. TN. Died 1876, Henry Co. TN. Widow's pension file #744.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

W.L. Smith
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave since 29 April, 64". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted April 29, 64".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.F. Smoot
Company F. Enlisted February 1, 1864 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Black mule valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Oscar Sneed
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Without leave Feby. 22, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted Feby. 22, 1864 at Starkville, Miss."
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Paducah KY; remarks "Deserted".
Born 1840, Carroll Co. TN. Married 1903, Bettie Chance, in Carroll Co. TN. Died 1910, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension files #8628, 10545.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

William Sneed
Company B. Enlisted December 12, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Black horse valued at $1200. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted Feby. 22, 1864 at Starkville, Miss."
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.W. Snider
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Gray horse valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as Corporal. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as Private, "On extra duty at Blacksmith shop".
On report (as 4 Corp.) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Yorkville.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.P. Snoody
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave Apr. 29".
On report (as J.B. Snoddy) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Rutherford.
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.M. Somers
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 3rd Corporal, "Sick in Ten. Apr. 15, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 3rd Corporal, "Absent without leave since May 29, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Dock Sparks
Company F. Died in Mississippi.
Source: Rennolds (1904/61)

A. Speight
Company D. Enlisted April 25, 1864 in Dyer Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former comd. May 22".
Source: Compiled Service Records

F.M. Speight
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Bay mare valued at $900. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 4th Corporal, "Elected 4th Corp. Mar. 1, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864 as Private, "Old soldier sent to his command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

S.W. Speight
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Sorrell mare valued at $1100. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Old soldier sent to his command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

C.C. Stafford
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

R.C. Stafford
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $350. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Lynn F. Stalcup
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted April 3, 1864, Dresden, Tenn."
Born February 1, 1847 in Caswell County, NC, the son of Leny and Catherine Jones Stalcup. Fought at Okolona. After the action at Paducah, served as guard for prisoners and was in Kentucky when discharged because of fever. After war farmed and served as road overseer. Died May 6, 1934. Received pension.
On 1870 Census Weakley Co. TN with wife Caroline.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; L.F. Stalcup questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915- 22/85, Vol. 5, pp. 1997-8); Chester (1985); Baker (1982); 1870 Census Weakley Co. TN

Robert Pleasant Stanfield
Company E. Enlisted November 25, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave Dec. 20, 64 [sic]". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted Dec. 20, 1863".
Born 1832 in VA. Married 1857, Sarah A. Hastings, in Henry Co. TN. Died 1877, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3782.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Sherril (1992)

J.P. Stanley
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. 28th, 1864; went before the organization of our Reg't."
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]

Peter Stanley
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 Reg't."
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.M. Stauls
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 February 64".
This may be the same individual as William A. Staule.
Source: Compiled Service Records

William A. Staule
This may be the same individual as W.M. Stauls.
Born ca. 1843. Died 21 Dec 1927 at Camden, Benton Co. TN. Captured and kept as prisoner at Rock Island, IL. Married Mary Viola Willis in 1868, survived by 2 daughters, 3 sons, and a brother.
Source: Confederate Veteran 36(6): 226, June 1928.

S.R. Steel
Company G. Enlisted April 20, 1864 in Dyer Co., TN, by Capt. Hibbitt for 3 years or the war. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. (As R.S. Steel) Wounded at Harrisburg.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Thomas J. Stephens
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Left the Comp. at Trenton, Tenn., April 29, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report (as Tom Stevens) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Deadham.
On 1870 Census Weakley Co. with wife Martha and 1 child.
Born 1843. Married 1867, Martha Ann Craig, in Weakley Co. TN. Died 1912, Weakley Co. TN. Widow's pension file #9357.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; 1870 Census Weakley Co. TN; Sherril (1992)

James Stewart
Company D. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word for 3 years. Sorrell mare mule valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former Comd. May 22nd".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.E. Stewart
Company D. Enlisted April 30 or May 1, 1864 in Madison or Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Shane for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $150. 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 Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Spring Creek.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]

G.F. Stockard
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $400. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dresden.
George T. Stockard born 1841. Married 1866, Mary J. Parham. Died 1904, Weakley Co. TN. Widow's pension file #1728.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

William Stoker
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. Spotted pony valued at $500. 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 Weakley Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

C.C. Stovall
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 3rd Sergeant, "Wounded at Okolona, Miss., Feb. 22, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 3rd Sergeant, "Absent without leave since May 1, 1864".
On roll (as 2nd Sergt.) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Mt. Pelia TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

A. Strayhorn
Company D. Enlisted June 15, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Brown mule valued at $400. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted near Corinth May 25th".
Source: Compiled Service Records

G.S. Strayhorn
Company D. Enlisted June 15, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Brown horse valued at $1000. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former Comd. May 22nd".
Source: Compiled Service Records

O.B. Strong
Company D. Enlisted November 16, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $700. 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 Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Gibson Co. On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Summers
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Without leave in Ten. Mar. 20, 1864 with gun & accoutrements".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dresden.
James A. Summers born 1838, Weakley Co. TN. Married 1865, Samantha A. Billingsley, in Weakley Co. TN. Died 1899, Weakley Co. TN. Widow's pension file #1407.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]

G.B. Swaringen
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrel mare valued at $700. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Reduced by request Feby. 5, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted June 3, 1864 at Corinth, Miss." The file also contains a file for a G.R. Swearingen, wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll (as G.B. Swaringin) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

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