20th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA

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William Waddell
Company B. Middle initial may be "M". Enlisted September 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $425. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Tishomingo Creek.
On report (as William Waddle) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.W. Waddell
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864 as 3rd Corporal, "Without leave Apr. 20, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 3rd Corporal.
On roll (as 3rd Corp.) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

William T. Waddle
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 5th Sergeant. Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 5th Sergeant, "Absent sick at Hospital". "Wounded slightly forearm" at Tishomingo Creek.
On report (as Pvt. W.T. Waddle) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Obion Co. TN; probable whereabouts Obion Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Alex Wade
Company D. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Maj. Bennett for 3 years. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

George Washington Wade
Company A. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. Bay horse valued at $1500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864.
On report of absentees and deserters, West Point MS, March 15, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Trenton; remarks "Deserted in face of the enemy".
Born 1839 in TN. Married 1887, Electa Pickins Baldridge, in Gibson Co. TN. Died 1899 in Gibson Co. TN. Widow's pension file #8543.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

W.W. Wade
Company H. Enlisted April 1, 1864 at Eaton, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. 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 Obion Co. TN; probable whereabouts Mt. Pelia.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.C. Wadkins
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864, "Teamster by order Col. Russell".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.S. Wagster
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

D.M.L. Walker
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $400. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.K. Walker
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 Dyersburg, Tenn., April 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.B. Walker
Company C. First initial may be "D". Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Phillip A. Walker
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $1500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.P. Walker
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Transferred to Capt. Tailor's Co. by promotion"; On roll for May/June 1864, "Transferred by promotion to Lieutenancy in Newsom's Redg. May 8, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

George W. Waller
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Thomas Walls
Company D. Enlisted November 24, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

John H. Walne
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report (as John Waln) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dresden.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James W. Walters
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Sorrell mule valued at $300. 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.
Born Henry Co. TN. Married 1872, Sarah Ann Cole, in Carroll Co. TN. Died 1912, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension file #4662.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

Robert A. Walters
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum or Bowman for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Samuel Walters
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Bomer for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "On detached service". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "On detached service with Col. Tansil". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 23, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, grey hair, blue eyes, 6 ft. 3 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 22, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.M. Walton
Company E. Enlisted September 17, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "In arrest April 10, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Transferred to old command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Tyree Harris Walton
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Grey mare valued at $1000. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present roll for May/June 1864, "On extra duty since Feb 1, 64 Wagon Master for the Regiment."
Served as Corporal, Co. "A", 12th Tennessee Infantry, before enlisting in the 20th.
Born 1837, Sumner Co. TN. Married Bettie Payne in Dyer Co. TN. Died in Dyer Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3137.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Willoughby (1995); Sherril (1992)

Benjamin Franklin Warbritton
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 18, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes, 5 ft. 11 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 Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Born 1844, Carroll Co. TN. Married 1886, Ella Augusta Wright, in Carroll Co. TN. Died 1910, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension file #4820.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

D.D. Warbritton
Company B. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Without leave April 20, 1864. Recd'd by transfer. Descriptive Roll not rec'd." Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Without leave Apr. 20, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Henry Newton Warbritton
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $750. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864, "Formerly belonged to 22nd Tenn. Inft. Was Provid. absent when term expired. Joind by order of Col. Bell".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Born 1838, Carroll Co. TN. Married 1865, Frances Agnes Gee, in Carroll Co. TN. Died 1906, Carroll Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3623.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

William Thomas Warbritton
Company F. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Huntingdon, TN, by Capt. Fields for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Killed 14 July 1864 at Harrisburg, effects given to brother.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Rennolds (1904/61)

James Ward
Company B. Enlisted November 20, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Black mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg. May be the same individual as the James Ward paroled at Gallatin, TN, May 12, 1865; described as light complexion, auburn hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 7 in., 19 years.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

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

S.Y. Watson
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 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

C.T. Watt
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from April 30, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.R. Weatherly
Company E. Enlisted July 22, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Brown horse valued at $1100. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick & sent Hospital June 3, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

D. Webb
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Bomer for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

D.D. Webb
Greer's Regiment. This is probably the same individual as D. Webb.

James A. Webb
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 Oct. 25". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Wounded at Tishomingo Creek on 10th June 1864 & sent to Lauderdale Springs". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 23, 1865; described as resident of Carroll Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 10 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 22, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Webb
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 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".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.E. Webb
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Newbern TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Samuel A. Webb
Company K. "Wounded severely head" at Tishomingo Creek.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R], Rennolds (1904/61)

William Webb
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 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". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 23, 1865; described as resident of Henry Co., TN; dark complexion, dark hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 8 in.; surrendered at Johnsonville, TN, May 22, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]

John Weddle
Company D. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word or Maj. Bennett for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

R.M. West
Company A. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Gay for 3 years or the war. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "promoted to Asst. Surgeon in Sept. 63".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.R. Westbrook
Assistant Surgeon. Present on Field and Staff roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on Field and Staff roll for May/June 1864. Appointed February 5, 1864; "assigned by Col. Russell".
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]

A.J. White
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Bowman for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Sick Absent at Home with leave." Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Absent without leave. Left sick Apr. 27th".
Paroled at Jackson TN, May 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Alf White
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Government horse valued at $350. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 1st Corporal, "Left Co. at Dyersburg, Tenn., April 23, 1864, not returned".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Mt. Pelia.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Charles N. White
Company B. Enlisted Februay 1, 1863 at Spring Hill, TN, by Capt. King for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $1000. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Rec'd transfer from Co. G 1st Miss. March 10, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Prisoner June 6, 1864". On prisoner rolls: captured at Ripley, MS, June 7, 1864; received at Memphis, TN, June 12, 1864; sent to Alton, IL, July 23, 1864; received at Alton, IL, July 26, 1864; entered Alton Prison Hospital, August 15, 1864 because of "Diarrhea"; returned from Hospital August 24, 1864; discharged February 17, 1865, "Transferred to Point Lookout for exchange".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James J. White
Company H. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Camp Bell, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg. File contains 1915 Tennessee pension inquiry.
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Dresden TN.
Born September 27, 1846 in Weakley County, TN, the son of Thomas P. White and Rebecca Kittrell White. Entered Confederate service on November 28, 1863 at Newbern, TN. Marched to Molton, AL to receive arms, then to Oxford, MS for drill. First battle was Okolona. Present at Paducah and Fort Pillow. Wounded in arm at Harrisburg and sent to hospital at Lauderdale Springs, MS. Rejoined company at Verona, MS in February 1865. Paroled May 12th, 1865 at Gainesville, AL. Arrested by bushwhackers on way home. After war worked in tobacco business and as farmer. Living 1928.
Source: Compiled Service Records, J.J. White questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915- 22/85, Vol. 5, p. 2172-4); Baker (1982), p. 147.

James K. White
Company I. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Newbern, TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 3rd Corporal. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 3rd Corporal.
On report (as 3rd Corp.) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Mt. Pelia.
Source: Compiled Service Records

L.C. White
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Bay mule valued at $550. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. "Wounded slightly leg" at Tishomingo Creek. Wounded at Harrisburg.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Robert E. White
Company B. Enlisted October 5, 1861 at Columbus, KY, by Capt. Foote for 3 years. Black horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Rec'd transfer from Co. G 1 Miss. March 10, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864. "Wounded slightly left arm" at Tishomingo Creek.
Source: Compiled Service Records

R.H. White
Company B. Enlisted July 1, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 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

J.F. Whitson
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Grey horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 2nd Sergeant. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 1st Lieutenant, "Assigned to duty June 22, 64".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.L. Wilcox
Company B. Enlisted November 15, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay mule valued at $275. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report (as J.L. Wilcocks) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.L. Wilcox
Company B. Enlisted September 15, 1863 at McLemoresville, TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Black horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Feb/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
On report (as W.L. Wilcocks) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll Co.; remarks "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Adlin Wiley
Company E. Enlisted December 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Bomer for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted April 1, 64".
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.H. Williams
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Capt. Browning for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Paroled May 31, 1865 at Brownsville, TN.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Carroll Co. TN; probable whereabouts Carroll.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Williams
Company F. Killed at Athens.
Source: Rennolds (1904/61)

J.A.M. Williams
Company D. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Capt. Master for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

Joseph C. Williams
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864. Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 19, 1865; described as resident of Henry Co., TN; fair complexion, dark hair, grey eyes, 5 ft. 10 in.; surrendered at Ft. Donelson, TN, May 17, 1865.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

James Kinchen Williams
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. on foot April 3, 1864 at Dresden, Tenn."
On report (as Gim Williams) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Weakley Co. TN; probable whereabouts Ralston Station.
Born ca. 1843. Took oath of amnesty and allegiance at Paducah, KY, Dec 21, 1864. With wife Amanda, had 5 children (2 girls), before her death in 1878. Moved to MO and married Mary Jane Hamilton by 1881. Died Jan 11, 1937.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Sue Warren

J.M. Williams
Company B. Enlisted December 12, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. On roll for Feb/April 1864, "Deserter Dec. 25, 1863".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.M. Williams
Company F. May be same individual as John Williams. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $900. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Williams
Company F. May be same individual as J.M. Williams. Killed at Athens.
Source: Rennolds (1904/61)

Tolbert F. Williams
Company K. Given name may have been Talbott. Enlisted December 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Col. Bell. Another card states enlisted September 1, 1863 at Conyersville, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Absent without leave from April 22, 1864". Present on roll for May/June 1864. Wounded at Harrisburg
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Rennolds (1904/61)

E.R. Willoughby
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 Mt. Pelia TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Hardin Wilson
Company F. Appears on rolls both as "Hardin Wilson" and as "Wilson Hardin". Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Bay horse valued at $600. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 2nd Corporal. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 2nd Corporal.
On report (as Harden Wilson) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Born 1846, Henry Co. TN. Married 1865, Tennessee Irene Swan. Died 1905 in KY. Widow's pension file #703.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R,C]; Sherril (1992)

J. Cardwell Wilson
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. "Not stated" on roll for Mar/April 1864 as Captain. Appointed Captain September 20, 1863; reelected Captain Feb. 5, 1864. "Died Apl. 16, 1864 of Wounds received at Fort Pillow, Apl. 12, 1864". Described as 25, blue eyes, dark hair, dark complexion, 6 ft.; born Henry Co., TN; farmer; effects turned over to mother. Previously served as 2nd Lieutenant, Company "G", 5th Tennessee Infantry to June 30, 1863. "Captain Wilson was acting under orders from Gen'l. Pillow on Recruiting Service from 1st of May 1863 up to the time he reported to Col. Bell in September 1863".
A Henry Co. farmer, Wilson enlisted in the 5th Tennessee Infantry (Corporal, Co. B) in 1861. He was elected Lieutenant in 1862 and wounded and captured at Perryville (KY, Oct. 1862). Before his exchange, the regiment was consolidated and his position eliminated. Thus, after exchange he recruited a company for the 20th and became its captain. He was shot through the lungs at Ft. Pillow "while charging at the head of his company. He was carried by his men on stretchers eighteen miles to Dr. Brodie's, where he died after lingering several days" (Rennolds, p. 261) on April 16, 1864. Two of his men ("Hard" Wilson and Smith Randle) were detailed to wait with him. A photo of Capt. J.C. Wilson is reproduced on p. 261 of Rennolds.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Cimprich and Mainfort (1982), Williams (1984), Victor Van Cleave, Rennolds (1904/1961)

J.J. Wilson
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.J. Willson) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dyer Station.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Robert Wilson
Company B. Enlisted December 12, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. On roll for Feb/April 1864, "Deserted Dec. 25, 1863".
Robert A. Wilson born 1834, Pittsylvania Co. VA. Married 1864, Carrie E. Williams, in Henry Co. TN. Died 1909, Henry Co. TN. Widow's pension file #2760.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; Sherril (1992)

W.D. Wilson
Company D. Enlisted November 10, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word for 3 years. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Sent to his former Comd. May 22, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.N. Wilson
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $800. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Source: Compiled Service Records

A. Jackson Wimberly
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell horse valued at $150. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 1st Sergeant. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as Private.
On report (as 1st Sgt.) of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry Co.
Died ca. 1920 near Paris, TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records, Confederate Veteran 29(2): 68, Feb. 1921

B.F. Wimberly
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Grey horse valued at $900. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Taken to former command May 23".
Source: Compiled Service Records

William D. Wimberly
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Certificate at Jackson, Tenn., May 1 serve as Sgt. until 5 Feby. 64". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Certificate to go home May 1, Surgeon of the Regt., Without leave". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 21, 1865; described as resident of Henry Co., TN; fair complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, 5 ft. 11 in.; surrendered at Ft. Donelson, TN, May 19, 1865.
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.L. Winn
Company F. Enlisted September 20, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Sorrell mare valued at $300. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.M. Wisdom
Company G. Born ca. 1835. Died ca. 1931, Union City, TN.
Source: Confederate Veteran 39(4): 146, Apr 1931.

William J. Wiseman
Died at age 87. Member UCV Paris, TN Camp #1284
Source: Confederate Veteran 31(12): 471, Dec. 1923

A.T. Witherspoon
Gay's Command. On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Milan TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

E.M. Witt
Company D. Enlisted November 30, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

A.W. Woodard
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.E. Woodard
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. Grey horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted near GunTown June 14, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

W.P. Woodard
Company D. Enlisted September 1, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years. On roll for Mar/April 1864, "Deserted".
Source: Compiled Service Records

A.D. Woods
Company D. Enlisted June 15, 1863 in Carroll Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Bay mare valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 2nd Sergeant. Present on roll for May/June 1864 as 2nd Sergeant. Wounded at Harrisburg.
On roll (as 2nd Sergt.) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Lavinia TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.A. Word
Company D. Surname may be Ward. Enlisted November 1, 1863 in Gibson Co., TN, by Capt. Word for 3 years. Grey mare valued at $1200. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 3rd Sergeant. Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 3rd Sergeant, "Wounded at Tishomingo Creek June 10, 1864. Hospital". Wound described as "severely abdomen".
On roll (as 3rd Sergt.) of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Trenton TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

Else Workman
Company E. Originally served in another Henry Co. regiment. Captured scouting between Huntington and Paris, Tennessee, on 29 Dec 1863. After exchange joined Co. "E" of the 20th.
Source: Rennolds (1904/61)

J.E. Workman
Company E. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Hallum for 3 years. Claybank horse valued at $700. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864 as 4th Corporal.
Source: Compiled Service Records

George W. Wright
Company B. Enlisted September 15, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864. At home without orders". Oath of allegiance at Nashville, TN, May 19, 1865; described as resident of Henry Co., TN; fair complexion, light hair, blue eyes, 5 ft. 9 in.; surrendered at Ft. Donelson, TN, May 15, 1865; "signs by mark".
On roll of prisoners surrendered at Citronelle, AL, May 4, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN.
Source: Compiled Service Records

G.W. Wright
Company F. Enlisted February 1, 1864 at Paris, TN, by Capt. Wilson for 3 years. Absent on roll for Mar/April 1864, "Without leave May 2".
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Henry Co. TN; probable whereabouts Henry.
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.A. Wright
Company B. Enlisted September 15, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864. At home 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

J.K.P. Wright
Company B. Enlisted September 15, 1863 in Henry Co., TN, by Col. Greer for 3 years. Absent on roll for Feb/April 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864, "Sick Apr. 20, 1864. At home 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

C.H. "Charlie" Wyatt
Company K. Enlisted September 1, 1863 at Cottage Grove, TN, by Capt. Bowman for the war. On roll for May/June 1864, "Old Soldier sent to his command May 23, 1864".
Source: Compiled Service Records

J.P. Wyatt
Company C. Enlisted August 1, 1863 in West TN, by Capt. Mathis for 3 years. Brown mule valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted May 23, 1864". File contains 1915 inquiry from Oklahoma Pension Board.
On report of absentees and deserters, Verona MS, Feb. 28, 1865. Residence Gibson Co. TN; probable whereabouts Dyer Station.
Source: Compiled Service Records

William A. Wyatt
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 April 10, 1864". On roll for May/June 1864, "Deserted April 10, 1864".
Born 1835 in North Carolina, son of Alexander and Eliza Banks Wyatt. Moved to Gibson Co. TN about 1848. Married Margaret A. Reed. Conscripted into Confederate service and fought at Okolona. Living in Gibson ca. 1887.
Source: Compiled Service Records; Goodspeed (1887/1978)

H.V.C. Wynne
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 as 2nd Lieutenant, "Wounded, at home 5 April, 1864". Absent on roll for May/June 1864 as 2nd Lieutenant, "Wounded, at home 5 April, 1864". Elected 2nd Lieutenant December 1, 1863; reelected February 5, 1864. Amnesty oath at Cairo, IL, July 4, 1864; described as resident of Dyer Co., TN; dark eyes, brown hair, sandy complexion, 6 ft., age 39, farmer, "wounded in his left wrist".
Source: Compiled Service Records

John Goodman Wynne
Company G. Enlisted December 1, 1863 in Dyer Co., TN, by Col. Bell for 3 years or the war. Bay horse valued at $500. Present on roll for Mar/April 1864. Present on roll for May/June 1864.
Born in Dyer Co., TN, son of Benjamin and Perlina Patterson Wynne. Enlisted Sept. 1, 1863. Served at Okolona, Brices Crossroads, Memphis, Fort Pillow, Harrisburg, and Paducah. Wounded September 22, 1864 at Athens. Furloughed home from hospital at Lauderdale Springs, MS, on February 16, 1865 and did not return to unit before war ended. After war, farmed, and served as Sheriff and Mayor of Newbern, TN. Received a pension.
Born 1845. Married 1895, Ora Nunn, in Dyer Co. TN. Died 1929, Dyer Co. TN. Widow's pension file #3137.
Source: Compiled Service Records [R]; J.G. Wynne questionnaire (Dyer and Moore, 1915- 22/85, Vol. 5, p. 2248-9); Sherril (1992)

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