FRANKLIN COUNTY, TENNESSEE MEN
IN THE 41st Tennessee Infantry

The 41st Tennessee Infantry was organized on 28 Nov. 1861 at Camp Trousdale. They were captured at Fort Donelson and reorganized on 29 Sept. 1862. They later formed into Company 'E', 3rd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment. They were paroled at Greensboro, N.C. on 1 May 1865.

The Field Officers were: Colonels: Robert FARQUARSON and James D. TILLMAN. The Lieutenant Colonels were: Robert G. MCCLURE, James D. TILLMAN and Thomas G. MILLER. Major: Thomas G. MILLER. Captains: Lincoln Co. Co. 'A': William W. JAMES, Hugh L.W. LITTLE. Bedford County 'B', also called 'G', "The Richmond Gentrys": William Lafayette BROWN, Joel C. RUSSELL, Samuel O. WOODS. Lincoln County, Co. 'C' also called 'H': James D. SCOTT, James R. FEENEY, Benjamin J. CHAFIN. Lincoln County, Co. 'D' "The Liberty Guards" : Joseph H. GEORGE, William J. MARCH, Thomas D. GRIFFIS. Lincoln and Marshall Counties, Co. 'E': John J. FLY and William B. FONVILLE. Bedford County, Co. 'F' "The Shelbyville Rebels": Abner S. BOONE, William E. CUNNINGHAM. Franklin County (later Moore County) Co. 'G': Conner H. BEAN and William E. MURRELL. Franklin and Bedford Co. 'I': Albert G. CLOPTON and A.M. KIETH. Bedford County Co. 'K': Littleberry LOGAN, James H. MOORE, william B. BAXTER, Benjamin BOONE, James Y. NORMAN. Marshall County Co. 'H': Robert G. MCCLURE and John C. OSBURN.


MCFERRIN, Thomas C. was in the 41st regiment, Army of Tennessee. He is bur. in a cemetery that has some other CSA soldiers' graves. The cemetery is called "Prosperity" and is next to the Prosperity Presbyterian Church near Fayetteville, Lincoln Co., TN. Goldie Barwegen (gbarwegen@kiwi.dep.anl.gov) submits this information and says, "I have searched for information about this McFerrin, Grandfather of my Mother, but have not been successful at finding anything. He gravestone says: Thos. McFerrin, Born Nov. 4, 1842, Died Mar. 17, 1925, A Conferate Soldier, Co. C. 41. Tenn. Regt. C.S.A. There were metal star grave markers at this cemetery for the Civil War Soldiers' graves, but these are gone now, so those graves are harder to find. This is a well-kept, large, very old cemetery, which is still in use."

NOAH, Peter J. - The Texas State Archives contains a copy of Soldier's Application for a Pension in the name of Peter J. NOAH, Tarrant County. The petition was filed on January 8, 1914; Approved on December 1, 1913; and Allowed from March 1, 1914. "....I was honorably discharged in the winter of 1864 after the Battle of Franklin Tennessee." "....served from December 1862 to January 1864.... Co. G, 41st Tennessee Infantry." Witness M.W. LYTHE "...I knew Peter J. NOAH before the war. We were boys together and went to war from the same town, Salem, Tenn..." Witness J.M. MAYES "...I known Peter J. NOAH...About 65 years...In Salem Tenn... He served as a private soldier. He served nearly four years. I known that he served honorable until our Regiment was disbanded in Columbia, Tenn." Contributed by Lynne Baldwin

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