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.
Company H was organized by electing Moscow B. Carter, Captain; M Fount DeGraffenreid, First Lieutenant; R. Swanson, Second Lieutenant; P. H. Eelbeck, Third Lieutenant; Thomas Parkes, Orderly Sergeant; F. M. Lavender, Second Sergeant; Felix G. Allen, Third Sergeant; and John E. Smith, Fourth Sergeant.
The Roster and what became of each as far as we can learn, follows:
Captain Moscow B. Carter, Elected Lieutenant Colonel at organization of Regiment, captured at battle of Fishing Creek, Jan. 19, 1862. His post office is now Franklin, Tennessee.
First Lieutenant, M. F. DeGraffenreid. Promoted to Captain at organization of Regiment; resigned April 1862, lives in Kentucky.
R. Swanson. Second Lieutenant, resigned after the battle of Shiloh. Post office, West Harpeth, Tennessee.
P. H. Eelbeck. Resigned 1861. Died after the war, in Franklin, Tenn.
Anglin, Daniel Lives at Union Valley, Williamson County, Tennessee.
Armstrong, Ben. F. Wounded at battle of Murfreesboro,
Dec. 31, 1862,
and died from his wound.
Alexander, James L. Died in hospital, Knoxville, August, 1861.
Andrews, John Killed in Breckinridge's charge at Murfreesboro, January 2, 1863.
Andrews, Frank M. Died in hospital, in 1863.
Beech, Fred B. Wounded at Chickamauga, captured at Missionary Ridge; died in West Tennessee.
Beech, Paul B. Captured at Missionary Ridge, November 25, 1863. Post office, Williamson County, Tennessee.
Bennett, William Killed in the battle of Shiloh, April 7, 1862.
Bennett, W. S. Lives in Williamson County, Texas.
Bennett, J. A. Lives in Williamson County, Texas.
Berry, Johnson Wounded in battle of
Nashville, 1864, and captured
and died of wounds while in prison.
Boxley, Philip H. Wounded at Shiloh,
Chickamauga, and Franklin;
lives at Franklin, Tennessee.
Boyd, W. E. Died in hospital at Knoxville, August 1861.
Boyd, John Wounded at Shiloh, April 6, 1862; died from wound.
Buchanan, Thomas Discharged 1861; lives in Texas.
Butts, C. C. Died since the war.
Butts, Daniel Died in hospital, April 3, 1863.
Butts, J. L. Killed in Breckinridge's
charge at Murfreesboro,
January 2, 1863.
Byrd, Thomas H. Wounded at Murfreesboro. P O. Basin Springs, Tenn.
Campbell, James A. Killed at battle of Hoover's Gap, June 24, 1863.
Canada, Allen Captured Missionary
Ridge. Lives in Williamson
Canada, Jos. A. Wounded in a ditch on the Kennesaw Line while broiling a piece of bacon. Post office, Davidson County, Tennessee.
Canada, William C. Captured Missionary Ridge; died since war.
Carter, Theodore Promoted to Captain in Quartermaster's Department. Captured Missionary Ridge, Nov. 25, 1863; made his escape and was Aide on the staff of General Thomas Benton Smith, and was killed in front of his father's house at the battle of Franklin, Tenn., Nov. 30, 1864.
Carter, Wad. Promoted to color guard; wounded @ Shiloh; lives in Tx.
Cartwright, Joseph Discharged 1862; under age.
Caruthers, Thomas Elected First Lieutenant at re-organization of Regiment, May 8, 1862. Promoted to Captain, 1863. Wounded at Murfreesboro Dec. 31, 1862, and at Franklin, Nov. 30, 1863. Post office, Franklin, TN.
Castleman, Charles Died 1902
Castleman, James D. Lost an arm at Hoover's
Gap; now an inmate of
Confederate Soldier's Home.
Cliffe, Dr. Dan Lives in Franklin, Tenn.
Cook, N. P. Transferred to 32nd Tenn. Regiment. Lives in Ark.
Crenshaw, Hardin Wounded at Fishing Creek,
January 19, 1862.
Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Crenshaw, Thomas Wounded at Murfreesboro in Breckinridge's charge.
Cunningham, H. R. Captured Missionary Ridge. Post office, Williamson County, Tenn.
Davidson, William Lives in Texas.
Davis, Buster Discharged under age; died since war.
Davis, James A. Wounded at Murfreesboro. Post office, Dickson, Tenn.
Davis, Jasper Died in hospital, 1863
Davis, John Discharged in 1862. Post office, West Harpeth. Tenn.
Edney, Robert Died in hospital, 1863
Edney, Turner Died in hospital, April 1863.
Eelbeck, Frank Promoted to Commissary Sergeant,
1861; Post Office,
Flein, Frank Went fishing and never returned.
Foster, Joseph A. Discharged May 28,1861;
Post office, Rutherford
Fox, Bryant E. Lost a leg May 22, near New
Hope Church, GA; Post
office, White Oak, Williamson County, Tenn.
Fox, Joe Lost an arm July 22, 1864, near
Atlanta; now a minister
of the gospel; Post office, Maury County, Tenn.
Garrett, Wash. Discharged over age, 1862; Lives in Texas.
Gee, W. H. Discharged since war in Hickman County.
George, W. R.
Giles, C. V. Elected Orderly Sergeant at re-organization of Regiment; wounded at Rasaca, Ga.; was one of the six of Company H who surrendered with Gen. Joseph E. Johnston at Greensboro, N. C.
Giles, Thomas J. Elected Fourth Sergeant at re-organization of Regiment; killed at battle of Nashville, 1864.
Givins, John Discharged in 1861; died since the war.
Givins, Sharp Lives in Kentucky.
Gresham, Jos. A. Lives in Williamson County.
Ham, Fred Died in 1863.
Ham, Isaac Post office, Basin Springs, Tenn.
Ham, Jesse D. Wounded at Shiloh and at Chickamauga in the same hand; was one of the six of Company H who surrendered at Greensboro, N. C.
Hampton, John One of the six of Company H at Gen, Johnston's surrender in North Carolina.
Harbison, W. J. "Butch" Post office, Dickson, Tennessee.
Harrison, Dan Wounded and captured at Fishing Creek; made escape from prison; lives at Jingo, Tennessee.
Harrison, Dock Lives in Kentucky.
Harrison, James Post office, Basin Springs, Tenn.
Harrison, Harvey Died at Corinth, 1862.
Harvey, Robert H. Promoted to Ordinance Sergeant;
Hay, Jesse K. Died in 1862.
Hughes, James Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Hughes, R. B. Elected Lieutenant at re-organization of Regiment; wounded at Murfreesboro, and Jonesboro, Ga.; Post office, Nashville.
Hughes, W. P. Discharged 1862; Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Hume, William M. Wounded at Hoover's Gap; died since the war.
Hutchinson, Alfred Lost an arm at Chickamauga; Lives in Texas.
Inman, Jeff Discharged 1862; died since the war.
Inman, Jos. Discharged 1862; Post office, Basin Springs, Tenn.
Inman, Reuben Discharged 1862; Post office, Terrill, Texas.
Ivy, A. Killed at Fishing Creek, being the first
man of Company H
killed in the war.
Ivy, John W. Wounded at Murfreesboro; P O, Basin Springs, Tn.
Ivy, W. L. Died in Florida in 1868.
Ivy, W. R. Died in hospital in 1863 at Newnan, Ga.
Jamison, Sam Died since the war.
Jones, James Killed in a falling house in Nashville in 1863.
Jones, John Killed at Jonesboro, Ga. 1864.
King, Robert Died at Mill Springs, Ky., 1862.
King, William Killed at Shiloh, April 6, 1862.
Kirby, Mack D. Discharged 1862; Post office, Terrill, Texas.
Knight, Thomas M. Killed at Hoover's Gap, June 24, 1863.
Lavender, F. M. Second Sergeant. Promoted to Lieutenant Jan, 1862; promoted to Captain, 1862; promoted to Major at re-organization of Regiment; promoted to Lieutenant Colonel, 1862; wounded at Shiloh, and captured in Breckinridge's charge at Murfreesboro. Resigned in 1863 on account of disability; died since the war.
Lewis, Kelly Post office, Fernvale Springs, Tennessee.
Mangrum, John W. Wounded at Murfreesboro; Post office Franklin, Tn.
Mangrum, W. B. Died 1879.
Mangrum, Wesley Wounded in Breckinridge's charge at Murfreesboro, 1863; wounded at Nashville, 1864; lives in Cheatham County.
Mangrum, Wiley P O, Williamson County.
Manley, James Discharged, 1861.
Marr, Ben F. Wounded at Chickamauga and died soon after.
Marshall, John Transferred to Quartermaster department, 1861; killed in R. R. wreck at Harpeth River on North-Western Railroad, July 4, 1870.
McAllister, James M. Killed in Shiloh, April 6, 1862.
McFadden, Robert Discharged, 1861.
McIntosh, John Wounded at Hoover's Gap; P O, Hickman Co, Tenn.
McKay, R. H. Wounded at battle of Shiloh, April 7, 1862.
McNeal, Young Post Office, Fernvale Springs.
Morris, Nathan E. Wounded at Peach Tree Creek, near Atlanta; made turnip greens out of briars and "buck bushes"; P O, Grassland, Tenn.
Moss, Newton J. Post office, Basin Springs, Tennessee.
Murphy, John Killed July 22, 1864, near Atlanta, Ga.
Newcomb, Nelson Killed at Fishing Creek, Jan. 19, 1862.
Nolen, F. C. Discharged under age; died since the war.
Norman, Jack A. Killed after the war.
Ogles, Levi Post Office, Perry County.
Ormes, William Discharged, 1862; over age.
Overton, James Wounded at Shiloh; discharged under age 1862; died 1872.
Owen, Joshua Died since the war.
Parker, D. C. Lost leg at Chickamauga; P O, Franklin, Tenn.
Parkes, Thomas Lieutenant; detached at Decatur, Ala., 1861, and placed on duty in Secret Service Department; later received appointment on staff of Gen. Wheeler; died since our last reunion at his residence in Nashville.
Prewitt, Adam Post office, South Harpeth, Tenn.
Prewitt, Thomas Died since the war.
Prewitt, William Post office, South Harpeth, Tenn.
Pinkerton, Jack Killed at battle of Nashville, 1864.
Pritchard, Isaac Lives in Kentucky.
Pritchard, John Died in 1863.
Pritchard, Wash. Died in his tent at Knoxville, Oct, 1862.
Reams, W. R. Discharged 1861; died 1864.
Reid, Peter H. Discharged 1862; Post office, Brentwood, Tenn.
Rodes, William G. Elected Lieutenant at re-organization of Regiment; died 1863.
Sayers, Harvey Killed at Fishing Creek.
Sayers, W. D. Wounded at Murfreesboro; Post office, Franklin, Tenn.; died since the war.
Sellers, Thomas S. Died in 1863.
Sexton, James Discharged as under age, 1862.
Shelton, G. M. Killed by falling from train, July 1861.
Short, Henry M. Wounded at Shiloh and battle of Franklin, and surrendered at Greensboro, N. C. with "Old Joe", April, 1865; Post office, Union City, Tenn.
Short, Jesse Elected Sergeant; wounded at Chickamauga, Resaca, and Jonesboro; Post office, Franklin, Tenn.
Shy, W. M. Appointed to Color Guard, 1861; elected Lieutenant, 1862; elected Captain, 1862, at re-organization of regiment; promoted to Major in 1863, to Lieutenant Colonel in 1863, and to Colonel in 1864; killed at battle of Nashville while in command of the regiment.
Smart, Hiram Died since war.
Smith, Dub Wounded at Chickamauga and Resaca; died since the war.
Smith, George C. Lives in West Tennessee.
Smith, John C. Elected Sergeant; discharged 1861; P O, Franklin, Tn.
Smith, Jos. J. Sergeant; wounded at Shiloh, Chickmauga, and Franklin; Post office, Franklin, Tennessee.
Smith, Sam Wounded at Shiloh; lives in Humphrey County, Tenn.
Southall, Phil Promoted to Sergeant; wounded at Resaca, and surrendered with Gen. Joe Johnston at Greensboro, N. C.
Stevens, Thomas Killed at Shiloh.
Stovall, Martin Wounded at Kennesaw Mtn.; died since the war.
Stovall, Thomas Wounded at Murfreesboro; captured at Missionary Ridge; Post office, Franklin, Tennessee.
Tally, Thomas J. Died since the war.
Tanner, Thomas A. Captured at Missionary Ridge; died 1901.
Taylor, William E. Post office, Maury County, Tennessee.
Tierce, J. P. Wounded at Murfreesboro; lives in Georgia.
Tomlin, George Captured in Tenn., 1863; died since the war.
Truett, Frank Died in Knoxville, 1861.
Truett, James T. Died since the war.
Vaughn, George Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Vaughn, J. R. Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Vaughn, Thomas R. Lives in West Tenn.
Vaught, G. M. Post office, Nashville, Tenn.
Vowel, Jones Wounded at Chickamauga and Jonesboro, Ga.; killed in a personal difficulty in 1874.
Watson, Thomas J. Discharged 1861; died since the war.
Withers, Ben Killed at Chickamauga.
Withers, James H. Surrendered with Gen. Johnston
North Carolina; Died in Nashville, Tenn., 1880.
White, Ben E. Killed at Chickamauga.
White, James H. Elected Lieutenant, 1861; wounded July 22, 1864, near Atlanta, Ga. Paroled May 22, 1865; died as Commandant of Tennessee Confederate Soldier's Home in 1896.
White, John Wounded at Fishing Creek and killed at Shiloh.
Whitfield, Thomas Discharged 1862; lives in Williamson County.
Wray, Frank Killed at Fishing Creek.
Wray, Major I. Discharged 1861. Died since the war.
York, Thomas J. Killed at Shiloh.
The following were the noted six that surrendered with Gen. Joe Johnston at Greensboro, N. C., 1865: C. V. Giles, Jesse D. Ham, Henry M. Short, John Hampton, Philip Southall, and James H. Withers.
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