Nathaniel Davis Powell
Civil War Soldier


Nathaniel Davis Powell joined the Civil War at the age of fifty. With his three oldest sons, William, James, and Albert. They all died in the war except William.
1. Nathaniel Davis Powell
Private Co. E, 49th TN. Inf.
Joined Dec. 3, 1861 at Palmyra TN. (age 50)
Captured Feb. 16, 1862 at Fort Donelson
Sent to Camp Douglas in Chicago, Ill.
Admitted to the prison hospital on March 5, 1862 and died the next day.
Buried at Oakwood Cemetery.

Submitted by  Gail Black

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