Campbell County Military
Spanish-American War
1898
 

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Veterans of the War

James Lafayette Ayers
Rank: Private
Unit: CO. H,6th US Vol Army
Pension:
Additional Notes: Enlisted July 7, 1898 at Pine Mountain. Served at Bayomon, Puerto Rico. Mustered out March 15, 1899 at Suvannah, GA. In later years, spent time in VA homes at Dayton, OH and Johnson City, TN.
Submitted by: Dennis Ayers
William E. Baird
His Rank: 
His Unit:
Pension Number:
Additional Info: Burial: Baird Cemetery, Lower Stinking Creek, Campbell Co, TN
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Winston. Baird
His Rank: Captain
Captain Winston Baird commanded a company which saw service in Puerto Rico. 
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Franklin Sylvester Black
Rank: Corporal
Unit: Co. L, Second Regiment
Pension:
Additional Notes: North Carolina Volunteers. Buried in Jellico Cemetery with his wife Susan Melinda Humphreys Black.
Submitted by: Billie Stooksbury
George Leroy Brown
His Rank: Colonel
HCol. George Leroy Brown commanded the 4th Tennessee Vol Inf, mustered into service at Knoxville, TN and went from the camp at Fountain City to Cuba but was not engaged in battle
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
John F. Campbell
Rank: SGT
Unit: Co.H 6th US Volunteer Inf.
Pension: yes- unknown at present
Additional Notes: Served with Winston Baird at Bayamon Puerto Rico. Departed New York via S.S.Berlin to San Juan P.R. He is buried in Campbell Cemetery on Lowe's Creek
Submitted by: Greg Campbell
James E. Carroll
Rank: Private
Unit: 4th Tennessee Volunteer Infant
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: E. J. Land
Silas J. Cupp
Rank: Pvt
Unit: 4th Tennessee Volunteers Co. M
Pension:
Additional Notes: born 17 Dec 1874 died 9 Sept 1951 at the Mountain Home Veterans Hospital. He was employed as a Campbell Co. Deputy Sheriff. Buried at Woodlawn Cemetery in Lafollette,TN
Submitted by: Sherman Orick
Leon Frank Hollingsworth
His Rank:
His Unit: Co. I, Cav
Pension Number:
Additional Info: b. October 29, 1876
burial-Jacksboro Cemetery, Campbell Co, TN
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Samuel Harmon
His Rank:
His Unit: 
Pension Number:
Additional Info: B. Dec. 12, 1869
D. Jul. 16, 1932
Briceville, Anderson County, TN
Burial:  Baird Cemetery, LaFollette, Campbell Co, TN off Loop Rd
Married to Nancy Dolly Shelton Harmon
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Daniel Hatmaker
Rank: pvt.
Unit:
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: j.c.miller
Alexander Heatherly
Alexander Heatherly served in the Philippine Island as a private.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Milton H. Hollingsworth
Captain Milton H. Hollingsworth served in the Philippine.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Henry Hal Horne
His Rank: Private
His Unit: Co. A 3rd Reg. TN Infantry
Pension Number: 1190657
Additional Info: Buried at Woodlawn Cem. LaFollette, TN.  Possibly lived in Knoxville, TN at time of enlistment. Pension began 09/10/1924.
Submitter: Michelle Horne Smith
James W. Inman
His Rank: Private
His Unit: 4th Tenn. Inf. co. k
Pension Number:
Additional Info:
Submitter: Tammy Burton
Luther Elijah Jones
His Rank: Private
His Unit: Co. F 6th Regiment
Pension Number:
Additional Info: Entered Spanish-American War on 06/29/1898 Discharged-1899-Muster out
Luther Elijah Jones (B)01/23/1882 (D)01/1966
Married Nancy Lucille Kitts 12/05/1930
Buried at Kitts Cemetery, LaFollette Tn
Submitter: Vi Jones

Thomas A. Kesterson

Rank: PVT
Unit: CO C 4 RECT Tenn
Vitals: Oct-14-1853 - Mar-1-1907
Submitter: Elva Wiley
John W. Knight
Rank: Private
Unit: Co. G, 7th Reg., TN Mtd. Infr.
Pension: 750023
Additional Notes: 1901 Veterans Benefits Schedule - Malissa Knight widow. Valid 14 Oct 1901.
Submitted by: Jesse Lea Coy
Thomas Lawson
Thomas Lawson served in the Philippine Island as a private.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
Joseph Alfred Lowe
Rank:
Unit: 6th US Vol Inf Co C
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: Joe Lowe
Elihu Matlock
Rank:
Unit:
Pension:
Additional Notes: born 8-23-77---died 3-22- 1964----campbell co tn
Submitted by: Mary Barmer
Lewis Miller
Rank:
Unit:
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: j.c.miller
DON.J.OWENS
Rank: PVT
Unit: CO M 6TH US INF
Pension:
Additional Notes: DIED JULY 7TH 1935 WOULD LIKE MORE INFO ON COMPANY M 6TH US. BURIED IN VA HOME JOHNSON CITY TN. MY GREAT GRANDFATHER.
Submitted by: JOHN HALE

Benjamin Phillips

His Rank:
His Unit:
Pension Number:
Additional Info: b. 1877
d. 8/7/1982
Buried in Phillips Cemetery
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke

William H. Pierce

His Rank: Private
His Unit: Co H, 2nd Regt. KY Vol. Inf.
Pension Number: 1191104
Additional Info: William was the grandson of Civil War Veteran Thomas Pierce and Mary Leach and son of Civil War Veteran Peter Pierce Susan Turner.  William and Mary Elizabeth Ellison were married on August 19, 1906 in Campbell County.  Children:
Delmer A. born 1907
Loyal Everett born 1907 or1908
Willard W. born 1921
William and Mary are buried at Well Springs Cemetery, Campbell County, TN
Submitter: Janet Deck
Charles L. Shearer
Born: May 18,1868 Cherokee Co., N.C
Died: Nov. 19,1933
Married: Elmira Chambers daughter of F.M. Chambers and Lucinda Jane Lay
Buried: Charles and Elmira are buried in The Baird Cemetery in Elk Valley, Campbell Co. Tn.
Picture: http://www.spanamwar.com/6thUSshearer.htm
Submitter: Betty Ann Baird-Weiss
Charles L. Silcox,
Charles L. Silcox, served as a first lieutenant in the 24th U. S. Inf and took part in the campaigns on the Islands of Lite and Luzon.  He was in the fiercely contested engagement at Tabon Tabon.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
James A. Silcox,
James A. Silcox, a Sergeant of Co B, 12th U. S. Inf was in battle of Santiago, Cuba.  He served in the Philippine Insurrection in Battery F 6th Field Artillery and took part in several skirmishes in the Island of Lyte and Luzon.
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke
John Lee Snodderly
Rank: PVT.
Unit: 4 th Inf.
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: Linda Cook
Thomas Stevens
Rank: Private
Unit: 6th Regiment Co K and 1899 Co L 19th Inf
Married: Anna May Collins
Submitter: Ann
James Thompson(jr)
Rank:
Unit: Co. M , 4TH
Pension:
Additional Notes: Buried in THE DELAP Cemetery,LaFollette,TN.
Submitted by: U.S.Thompson
William York
Rank:Pfc
Unit: co. c 1 bn engineers 4th tenne
Pension: ssn404726243
Additional Notes: This was my great grandfather he is buried in Lincoln Co Ky and he has a bronze marker on his grave
Submitted by: Gregory Godby
James William WEBB
Rank: Corporal
Unit: Company E, 3rd U. S. Infantry
Pension:
Additional Notes: Born July 1873 in Campbell Co TN. From http://www.knoxcotn.org/cgi-bin/ww1.cgi: Webb James W "Major Webb's military service dates from 1890, when he enlisted in the Knoxville Rifles and served through the Coal Creek troubles. Enlisted again in 1897 in Company E, 3rd U. S. Infantry, and took part in battle of Santiago de Cuba in July, 1898. In 1899, he went to the Philippine Islands, where he saw service. Re-enlisted in the army in 1908 and served as Election Commissioner in Panama in 1912. Entered Second Officers' Training Camp at Fort Oglethorpe and commissioned captain in November, 1917. Promoted to major August 26, 1918. Provost marshal of 6th Division August 3 to September 3, 1918; of the Seventh Army Corps, September 3 to November 14, 1918; and assistant provost marshal, Third Army, at Coblenz, Germany, November 14, 1918, to January 23, 1919. Detached service with Hoover Food Administration and ordered to Poland and Russia. Discharged August 29, 1919
Submitted by: Lynna Standridge
James C West
Rank: PVT
Unit: 37 REGT US VOL INF
Pension:
Additional Notes: Tennessee
Submitted by: Harold Dean West
Wilson Alexander White
Rank:
Unit: Co. C 4th Regiment Tenn. Inf.
Pension:
Additional Notes:
Submitted by: David Ledwell
William S. Wilburn
Rank: PVT.
Unit: CO. H, 6TH REGT. US VOL ARMY
Pension Number: 4993
Additional Info: ENLISTED IN JACKSBORO, TN. 5 JULY 1898 FOR A PERION OF TWO YEARS. MUSTERED OUT BECAUSE OF HIS HEALTH.
Submitter:
M.J. BRYANT
Rule Wood
Rule Wood served in the Philippine Island as a private
Submitter: Helen L. Smith Hoke

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