THE ROSTER OF COMPANY H, 6TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY, U.S.A.

Input courtesy of Dave Lee

Submitted by William R. MORRIS, 10324 W. Stanley Rd., Flushing,MI 48433.

This roster is extracted from pages 463 through 465 of the ReportOf The Adjutant General Of The State Of Tennessee Of The MilitaryForces Of The State From 1861 to 1865, published in Nashville,Tennessee 1866. Most of the members of this unit were from Wayneand surrounding counties. Company commanders Joseph G. BERRY andRisden D. DeFORD both lived at Clifton following the war.

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BERRY, Joseph G.Captin, age 28, Discharged by Special Order of the War Department, A.G.O. Washington, D.C. 27 August 1864.
DeFORD, Risden D.Captain, age 23, promoted from 1st SGT 7 Oct 1864
HANA, Calvin1 LT, age 25, promoted from 1st SGT 7 Oct 1864
PITTS, Nicholas2 LT, age 28, discharge by Special order 23 August 1864
NEWSON, William A.2 LT, age 18, promoted to 1st LT and Regimental Quarter Master on 10 Feb 1865
DAVIS, James J.1st SGT, age 19, promoted from 2nd SGT on 11 Apr 1865
JAMES, John H.2nd SGT, age 22, reduced from 1st SGT by his request 11 Apr 1865
WESSON, John R.3rd SGT, age 29, promoted from private 31 Dec 1863
PARSON, William R.4th SGT, age 32, promoted from private 10 Nov 1863
CARTER, Joshua5th SGT, age 33, promoted from 1st corporal 21 Jun 1863
REED, Able A.6th SGT, age 42, deserted 21 Jun 1863
GILLIS, Jonathan D.SGT, age 20
ANSLEY, Wesley M.7th SGT., age 26, promoted from private 31 Dec 1863
McKEY, James H.8th SGT., age 23, promoted from 2nd corporal 1 Apr 1864
McANALEY, William J.8th SGT., age 18, transferred to Co. G, 1 Apr 1864
GARY, Rartly1st Cpl., age 18, promoted from private 21 Jun 1863
DAVIS, George W.2nd Cpl., age 23, promoted from private 1 Apr 1864
JAMES, James A.3rd Cpl., age 18, promoted from private 31 Dec 1863
McCONEL, James P.4th Cpl., age 18, promoted from private 18 Aug 1864
NICHOLS, John A.5th Cpl., age 27, promoted from private 19 May 1864
SMITH, James A.6th Cpl., age 28, promoted from private 18 Jul 1864
THRASHER, Michael L.7th Cpl., age 21, promoted from private 31 Oct 1863
WILKS, James P.Cpl., age 18, died 19 May 1864
CUMMINGS, Thomas A.Cpl., age 21, transferred from Co. F, 1 Jul 1863, killed in action at Miffin, TN 18 Feb 1864
McGEE, William H.Cpl., age 24, transferred from Co. F, 1 Jul 1863, died 2 Feb 1865
SUNA[or LUNA], Joseph J.Bugler, age 24, By request reduced to ranks from 3rd Cpl. 31 Sep 1864, appointed bugler 10 Jan 1864
WEST, ZachariahWagoner, age 18
BOLING, James W., Bksm?age 35
[the following are all listed as privates]
ALLEN, Benjamin L.age 21, died 14 Apr 1864
ANSLEY, Edward F.age 25, died 25 Jul 1865
ARCHER, Henry M.age 23
AUSTIN, William P.age 18
BERRY, James E.age 25
BATTLES, Elijahage 18
BATTLES, William H.age 23, transferred from Co. F.
BONDS, William M.age 18, discharged by disability 8 Sep 1864
BROWN, Ira J.age 23
BOYD, William W.age 21
BOYD, Thomas P.age 33
CARSON, Joames H.age 29, deserted 29 May 1864
CHISM, Acy G.age 18, deserted 5 Jul 1863
CLAYTON, James H.age 19, transferred to Co. F, 1 Jul 1863
CRAWFORD, Williamage 20, died 17 Jul 1864
DAVIDSON, Thomas D.age 18, died 19 Jul 1864
DAVIS, James H.age 2_, reduced from 6th Cpl. by sentence of General Courts Martial, to forfeit 6 months pay, 19 Jul 1865
DAVIS, William B.age 28, transferred to Co. F, 1 Jul 1863
DAVIS, William H.age 23, transferred to Co. F, 1 Jul 1863
DeFORD, Columbus H.age 18, promoted to 2LT, Co. A, 1 Jul 1863
EARNEST, Alexanderage 18, killed in action at Bolivar, TN 29 May 1864
FARMER, Benjamin F.age 30, died 31 Aug 1863 in hospital at LaGrange, TN.
GALLION, John W.age 27, deserted 23 Apr 1865.
GALLION, Williamage 18
GARNER, Thomas J.age 19
GIBBS, Henry H.age 18, transferred to Co. F, 1 Jul 1863.
GOLDSMITH, Zach'h T.age 18
HAGGARD, Squireage 19
HANSFORD, John H.age 26
HARRISON, George R.age 18
HALAWAY, Gabriel D.age 19
HENDRICKS, William R.age 17, stopped by sentence of General Courts Martial of 4 months and 26 days pay, 27 Apr 1865.
HOLDEN, John L.age 18, died 4 Jul 1864 in hospital at LaGrange, TN.
HUGS, William G.age 51, transferred from Co. C by order of Col. HURST 18 Feb 1863; died 14 Apr 1864 in hospital in Memphis, TN.
HULIN, Carroll H.age 26, died 3 Jun 1864 in hospital in Memphis, TN.
JAMES, Jesseage 19, transferred to Co. E, 1 Jul 1863
JURDIN, Robert H.age 30, transferred from Co. G, 1 Jul 1863
KEETON, Jonathan J.age 20
KIDDY, James H.age 22
LACKEY, Jacob P.age 18, reduced from 7th SGT to ranks 31 Dec 1863.
MAY, William M.age 20, captured in action Bolivar, TN 29 May 1864. Reduced to ranks by own request from 5th Cpl. Sick in hospital 1 March 1864
MONTGOMERY, Josephage 19
McCASLAND, Wade B.age 21, transferred from Co. G 1 Apr 1864
McKENNON, William J.age 29
NICHOLS, William C.age 23, by own request reduced from 4th Sgt to ranks 10 Nov. 1863. Killed by accident 5 Jul 1865 at Loweryville
NIPPER, Ambrose P.age 24, transferred from Co. G. 1 Jul 1863
OSBERN, Marion J.age 23, deserted 1 Apr 1864
PARKER, Samuel H.34, died in hopspital 29 Sep 1863, Grand Junction, TN.
PEVEYHOUSE, Jacob J.age 35, deserted 18 Jul 1864
POOL, George W.age 20
POOL, John R.age 18
POOL, Francis M.age 26
PHILLIPS, Jacob L.age 20
PRICHETT, Josephage 26, transferred to Co. F 1 Jul 1863
RAY, Andersonage 22
RAY, Mosesage 23
RAWLINGS, Jeremiahage 18
RACKARD, William L.age 19
REED, Isaac W.age 22, deserted 21 Jun 1863
ROSE, Calvinage 25, transferred from Co. F 1 Jul 1863
ROBINSON, Franklin M.age 25
ROBINSON, John W.age 19
SKEGGS, Williamage 25, transferred to Co. E, 1 Jul 1863
SMITH, James C.age 26, General Courts Martial, sentenced 19 Jul 1865, forfeit 4 months pay
SMITH, Jasper W.age 26, deserted 25 June 1863
SMITH, Henry C.age 21
SMITH, Paul A.age 20, deserted 30 Jul 1864
SMITH, WIlliam M.age 29
SMITH, Richardage 18
STENNATT, William H.age 29, transferred to Co. C 18 Feb 1863
STRICKLAND, James L.age 23, died in hospital at Memphis, TN 13 Jun 1864
STRICKLIN, William H.age 18
STRICKLIN, Peterage 24
SHULL, James C.age 23
SEXAN, Henryage 18
SAXAN, Robert L.age 20
TIDWELL, Johnage 43
TIDWELL, William C.age 25
TIDWELL, James L.age18
TAPKET, David R.age 18
THRASHER, Pugh H.age 19
TOWNSLEY, Lafayetteage 24, died in hospital Memphis, TN 2 Jul 1864
WALKER, William W.age 26, died a prisoner of war at Andersonville, GA.
WALLACE, George W.age 31, died in hospital Johnsonville, TN 10 Aug 1864.
WEAVER, Andrewage 18, died in hospital at Germantown, TN 4 Mar 1864.
WESSON, James H.age 27, wounded & in hospital since 8 Oct 1863.
WESSON, Randolphage 21
WEBB, Jamesage 22
WEBB, Williamage 18
WEAVER, Jacobage 20

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