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Company "G"
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 himself, 1868
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.
BROWN, J.
BYERS, Robert          Living
CAMPBELL, J. M.        Discharged as over age 1862 at Vicksburg.
CAMPBELL, K.           Wounded at Fishing Creek.
CAPPS, John            Killed
CAPPS, Lewis
CASIN, William
CATES, J. W.           Elected Lieutenant May 8, 1862
CATHAM, Thomas
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.
DEAN, James
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, Martin
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, Jesse
KELLY, Thomas          Promoted to Lieutenant;  killed by train
KILPATRICK, Thomas
KILPATRICK, Wm.        Wounded at Fishing Creek
LANCASTER, Doc         Wounded at Shiloh
LANCASTER, W. H.
LEWKIN, John
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
McCREIG, S.L. 
McCULLUM, J.A.         Wounded and captured at Fishing Creek
MORRIS, G.W. 
MURPHY, D.B.           Died at Greenville, Tn. 1861
MURPHY, Hugh           Elected, 2nd Lt.
MURRY, G.W. 
NELSON, W.B.           Died at Burnsville, Miss. 1862
NICHOLS, Nathan        Killed at Fishing Creek
NICHOLS, W.B.
NICHOLSON, Jacob       Killed at Fishing Creek
OWENS, Dennis          Living
PERRY, Jackson         Over age, discharged at Vicksburg
PHEBUS, A.
PHEBUS, W.W
POTTER, E.H.
POTTER, W.E.
POTTER, William        Wounded at Fishing Creek
PRICE, A.J.            Transferred to cavalry
PROFETT, A.            Discharged,  joined cavalry,
RAIL, William          Killed at Fishing Creek
ROBERTS, A.G.
ROBERTS, W.A.          Living
ROBERTSON, W.E.
ROLAND, A.J.           Wounded at Shiloh
ROSS, Thomas           Left country after war
ROSS, William
ROSSON, John           Wounded at Shiloh; killed at Hoover's Gap
SHY, French            Discharged in 1861
SKIPWORTH, D.B.        Died since the war
SMITH, J.H.
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
TERRY, Ed
TUBBS, A.
VICTORY, John          Living
VINYARD, James
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, Giles 
YOUNG, William         Died of Measles, at Cumberland Gap

Total Rank and File, 138 

 

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