Transcribed by Sue Bowers
Extracted from "HISTORY of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment CSA"
Published in 1904
The "Tennessee and the Civil War" Project wishes to thank Sue for transcribing this information.
At its organization the following officers were elected:
Captain, J. Lewis SHY, who broke his ankle on June 8th, on the first march the company made; was discharged from the service at Mill Springs, KY, December 4, 1861.
First Lieutenant, J. H. ANDERSON, was also discharged from the service at Mill Springs, Dec. 4, 1961.
Second Lieutenant, R. D. ANDERSON, was promoted to Captain, Dec. 5th, at Mill Springs. He was three times wounded and had seven bullet holes shot in his clothes, and his sword scabbard shot in two at Fishing Creek, and was wounded at Shiloh; re-elected Captain of Company G at re-organization; was discharged at Vicksburg, 1862, from failing health; afterwards raised a company of cavalry and served with General Forrest to the end of the war. None was ever truer or braver than this faithful officer.
W. H. WHITFIELD, Third Lieutenant; G. W.
PETTIGREW, First Sergeant,
promoted to First Lieutenant and killed at Fishing Creek; J. M. PETTIGREW, Second Sergeant; elected First Lieutenant at re-organization; promoted to Captain at Vicksburg, 1862; John ROLIN, Third Sergeant; J. H. HORNER, Fourth Sergeant: William NICHOLS, First Corporal: O. H. MILLER, Second Corporal; W. B. LAXTON, Third Corporal: promoted to Second Lieutenant, and killed at Fishing Creek; William POTTER, Fourth Corporal; wounded at Fishing Creek.
ALEXANDER, J. H. Killed
BASCOMB, William Died at Camp Trousdale with measles, 1862.
BATES, J. A. Died in hospital at Okalona, Ms., June 20, 1862
BATES, John M. Discharged
BIRD, Amil Wounded and discharged.
BIRD, John Living.
BLAKEWELL, Wilkins Discharged
BONE, W. P.
BOWERS, R. H.
BYERS, Robert Living
CAMPBELL, J. M. Discharged as over age 1862 at Vicksburg.
CAMPBELL, K. Wounded at Fishing Creek.
CAPPS, John Killed
CATES, J. W. Elected Lieutenant May 8, 1862
CLARK, Doe Captured at Fishing Creek; Dead.
CLARK, Thomas Captured at Fishing Creek; Dead.
CONDER, Anderson Living
CRIFF, J. W. Killed at Hoover's Gap.
CUNNINGHAM, Wm. W.
DABBS, Pleas Killed at Murfreesboro
DAILY, Wesley Killed in Perry County after the war.
DANIELS, J. N.
DAVIDSON, Adly Died from measles, 1861.
DAVIDSON, J. D.
DePRIEST, Dick Killed at Fishing Creek
DEAN, Doe Killed at Fishing Creek
DEAN, J. M.
DIXON, J. R. Wounded at Shiloh and discharged
DIXON, John W. Jr Discharged; dead
DIXON, John W. Sr. Discharged at Vicksburg, 1862, over age
DIXON, Robert Killed at Shiloh
DOCKLEY, J. A. Living
DUNN, James Wounded and captured at Fishing Creek
DUNN, Lafayette Killed at Shiloh
EXUM, George W. Living
FALKNER, William Died with measles, 1861.
FITSYEAR, Beverly Killed in Perry County after the war
FREEMAN, A. C.
FREEMAN, Steve Wounded at Shiloh
GAMBLIN, Gib. Discharged
GORDON, James Killed at Fishing Creek
GOVY, James Died with measles, 1861
GREER, J. A Elected 2nd Lieut. at Gainsboro; wounded Shiloh
GREER, Thomas Died at Cumberland Ford, 1861
GUINN, A. C.
HAMER, Levi Living
HARDIN, John Promoted to Color Bearer; wounded at Shiloh
HART, J. I, Killed at Hoover's Gap
HARRIS, W. B. Discharged, 1862; over age
HOOPER, Ben Wounded at Shiloh; discharged
HUDSPETH, ------ Discharged
HUDSPETH, Robert Died since the war
JACKSON, James Killed at Shiloh
KELLY, Thomas Promoted to Lieutenant; killed by train
KILPATRICK, Wm. Wounded at Fishing Creek
LANCASTER, Doc Wounded at Shiloh
LANCASTER, W. H.
LONGLEY, John W. Went west; living
LYNCH, William Died since the war
MARTIN, William Killed since the war, 1865
MATHIS, Doc Living
MATHIS, Rube Discharged
McCANN, Ed Killed at Fishing Creek
McCANN, William Killed at Fishing Creek
McCULLUM, J.A. Wounded and captured at Fishing Creek
MURPHY, D.B. Died at Greenville, Tn. 1861
MURPHY, Hugh Elected, 2nd Lt.
NELSON, W.B. Died at Burnsville, Miss. 1862
NICHOLS, Nathan Killed at Fishing Creek
NICHOLSON, Jacob Killed at Fishing Creek
OWENS, Dennis Living
PERRY, Jackson Over age, discharged at Vicksburg
POTTER, William Wounded at Fishing Creek
PRICE, A.J. Transferred to cavalry
PROFETT, A. Discharged, joined cavalry,
RAIL, William Killed at Fishing Creek
ROBERTS, W.A. Living
ROLAND, A.J. Wounded at Shiloh
ROSS, Thomas Left country after war
ROSSON, John Wounded at Shiloh; killed at Hoover's Gap
SHY, French Discharged in 1861
SKIPWORTH, D.B. Died since the war
SPURLOCK, William Killed at Fishing Creek
STONE, G.W. Died since the war
TALLY, C.C. Discharged, bad health
TATUM, John D. Wounded at Shiloh
TAYLOR, J.W. Wounded at Shiloh. later Killed
VICTORY, John Living
WARREN, Burrell Died since the war
WEATHERLY, L. Died since the war
WELLS, Eli Killed at Shiloh
WELLS, Henry Wounded at Shiloh, afterwards killed
WELLS, John Died at Vicksburg, 1862
WELLS, Wesley Died soon after the war
WELLS, William Died at Camp Trousdale with measles
WILLET, William Wounded at Shiloh
WOODS, Killed at Fishing Creek
WOODS, Jason Wounded
YOUNG, William Died of Measles, at Cumberland Gap
Total Rank and File, 138
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