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Picture:  Karr's grave at Peewee Valley Cemtery in Oldham County, KY  

Name:  Karr, James C.

   
DOB:  August 16, 1843 DOD:  October 27,1925 Age at Enlistment:  17
Date of Enlistment:  July 23, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Nashville, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  3rd of 4 children.  Was discharged at Warm Springs, VA on August 1, 1861 for disability.  He was only in the Company for about two weeks.  He reenlisted with the 32nd Tennessee Infantry Company D on November 28, 1862 and was appointed to be a Musician.  On August 1, 1864 he was moved into the ranks.  He was captured at the Battle of Nashville or Hood's Retreat.  He took the Oath of Allegiance on December 22, 1864 and is described as Complexion: Fair, Hair: Light, Eyes: Blue, Height 5'8".  After the war he painted houses and moved to Oldham County, KY.  He is buried in Peewee Valley Cemetery. 

 

Picture: King's grave at Tulip Grove Cemetery  

Name:  King, Henry R.

   
DOB:  August 23, 1825 DOD:  February 9, 1901 Age at Enlistment:  35
Date of Enlistment:  November 21, 1862 Place of Enlistment:  Murfreesboro, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Captured at Graysville on November 26, 1863 and sent to Rock Island.

 

Comments:  Was married with 5 children when he went to war and was a farmer.  Henry was brought in as a conscript in November of 1862.  In March and April of 1863 he was detailed to work on the fortifications around Shelbyville.  Rock Island became his home after he was captured and in March 1864 he appears on roster stating he wishes to be loyal and return to his home in Tennessee.  He was released after taking oath on May 23, 1865.  In 1900 he could no longer support himself and his children couldn’t afford to take care of him and he applied and was accepted into the old soldiers home in Nashville.  He died there in 1901 and is Grave 71 at Tulip Grove Cemetery near the Hermitage in Nashville.

 

Picture: Kridler in his later years and His house on what is now Hwy 96 (Murfeesboro Rd.) in Franklin, TN  

Name:  Kridler, Jacob Frederick

   
DOB:  December 6, 1835 DOD:  August 2, 1903 Age at Enlistment:  25
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Wounded at Harrisburg, MS between July 13-15, 1864 with 18th Tennessee Cavalry.

 

Comments:  Name is spelled various ways: Kreidler, Kridler, Cridler.  Born in St. Thomas, PA and is the only known Williamson Gray born north of the Mason-Dixon Line.  He had a twin brother named Daniel.  Jacob's father died when he was 12 and he became an apprentice as a saddler in Chambersburg, PA at age 14.  By the time of the 1860 Census Jacob had moved to Franklin, TN.  Despite his northern roots he volunteered for the Southern Army.  He was apparently disowned by his family and his mother did not mention him in her will.  Was appointed to Color Guard on April 3, 1862.  Transferred to Scott’s Battery in September of the same year and was detailed as an Artificer for the month of October.  At the Battle of Missionary Ridge, Scott's Battery was overrun with very few of it's men avoiding being captured or shot.  The Battery was consolidated with another unit but on December 1, 1863 Kridler joined the 18th Tennessee Cavalry Company D (Newsom's).  He is listed as a causality for the Battle of Harrisburg, MS.  Was surrendered on May 9, 1865 at Citronelle, AL with Forrest's Cavalry.  Jacob came back to Franklin after the war and went back into the saddle business again with Andrew C. Vaughan.  Their business was called Vaughan & Kridler Saddle & Harness Shop located at the Corner of Indigo (Now 4th Ave) and Main Street.  Jacob married Andrew's sister Amanda on June 7, 1866 and took over the saddle shop from Andrew in about 1870.  He moved it's location across the street next to the Presbyterian Church.  He built a house on Murfreesboro Road (now Hwy 96) across from Andrew.  The house is still standing.  He moved to Texas in 1870's and died in Gonzales County, Texas in 1903.  He is buried in Stonewall Cemetery in Gonzales. 

A special thanks to Phyllis Stice for the information and photograph

 

Name:  Marshall, William Gilbert

   
DOB:  January 12, 1837 DOD:  ? Age at Enlistment:  24
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  2nd Lieutenant Rank at  Discharge:  1st Lieutenant  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None while with the 1st Tennessee.

 

Comments:  Was one of the first officers of the Company.  Was promoted to 1st Lieutenant on January 1, 1862 after Lieutenant House was promoted to Captain.  His enlistment expired in May 1862 and he chose to muster out.  In October of 1862, he was given a commission as lieutenant in Forrest’s Cavalry according to his Old Soldier's Home Application.  Unable to find the exact unit he joined in the Cavalry.  He states he was wounded three times at Parker’s Crossroads and Dover, TN.  After the war applied to Old Soldiers Home in 1894 but is listed as suspended in 1895. 

 

Name:  Mayberry, Edward J.

   
DOB:  March 8, 1844 DOD:  March 29, 1880 Age at Enlistment:  17
Date of Enlistment:  October 1, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Big Swell, VA  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  He was discharged on May 27, 1862 at Tupelo, MS.  His wife's widows pension states he later joined cavalry and was captured.  This statement is confirmed by Robert Richardson of Company D, however no record of his Cavalry service has been found.  He married a girl named Lucinda on December 13, 1866 and they had two daughters named Sallie and Lizzie.  Edward farmed after the war.  The mortality schedule for 1880 states he was killed by a gunshot wound and George Nichols roster state he was killed by accident. 

 

Name:  McCoplin, John H.

   
DOB:  About 1843 DOD: 

Age at Enlistment:  22

Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Originally became sick in September 1861 at Hot Springs, VA and was discharged on November 12, 1861 at Huntersville, VA for lung disease.  His discharge papers state he was born in Maury County, TN and is a bricklayer by profession.  Also describes him as Height: 5'9", Complexion: Fair, Eyes: Blue, Hair: Brown.

 

McEwen, James   Also went by: "Jim"
DOB:  February 29, 1824 DOD:  April 1891 Age at Enlistment:  37
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  3rd Sergeant Rank at Discharge:  3rd Sergeant  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Was discharged at Staunton, VA on December 12, 1861 for medical reasons.  Brought the Williamson Grays flag back from Virginia and buried it until the war ended.

 

Pictures (L-R): Post war photograph of McEwen (Courtesy of Franklin Heritage Foundation), McEwen's grave at Mount Hope Cemetery  

Name:  McEwen, James Knox Polk

   
DOB:  August 5, 1839 DOD:  March 17, 1891

Age at Enlistment:  21

Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Received a gunshot wound in the middle, index, and thumb of his right hand at Adairsville, GA on May 17, 1864.

 

Comments:  In March and April of 1863 he was detailed to help with regimental wagons.  He was declared unfit for combat and detailed to hospital staff.  From March 4 to April 29, 1865 his is listed as a patient at Ocmulgee Hospital in Macon, GA with Gonorrhea (only Williamson Gray documented contracting a venereal disease).  He was surrendered at Citronelle, AL on May 4, 1865 and paroled on May 17 at Columbus, MS.  He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN in section A. 

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Picture: Merrill's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery  

Name: Merrill, John Oscar

   
DOB:  August 8, 1839 DOD:  September 17, 1876 Age at Enlistment:  22
Date of Enlistment:  May 9,1861; July 23, 1862 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN; Tupelo, MS  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Captured with the Cavalry and sent to Camp Douglas.

 

Comments:  Was discharged at Staunton, VA on December 4, 1861, but reenlisted on July 23, 1862 at Tupelo, MS.  Deserted and joined the 11th Tennessee Cavalry on June 20, 1863.  Unsure of the reasons why he was that far north.  Morgan's Cavalry was operating in this area but the time of John's captured, however the 11th Tennessee Cavalry was not apart of Morgan's command so he may have switched units again.  Buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN in Section D-9.

 

Name:  Mitchell, William M.

   
DOB:  ? DOD:  ?           Age at Enlistment:  ?
Date of Enlistment:  April 20, 1863 Place of Enlistment:  Shelbyville, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Was a substitute from Sumner County, TN for Innis Brown in 1863.  Was the only substitute not to desert.  Noted by George Nichols as being a good soldier.  On October 23, 1864 he was admitted into the hospital for Chronic Rheumatism and apparently discharged or unable for service because he has no record of him after that.

 

Picture (L-R): Post war photograph from Company B Veteran's organization out of Nashville, Moody's grave at Mount Olivet Cemetery.  
Name:  Moody, James Green   Went By:  “Green”
DOB:  December 21, 1837 DOD:  June 23, 1919 Age at Enlistment: 23
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Slightly wounded in left thigh at Perryville on October 8, 1862 and captured at Harrodsburg, KY two days later.  Wounded in head at Chickamauga on September 19, 1863.  Wounded at Adairsville, GA on May 17, 1864. 

 

Comments:  Older brother of William Hogan Moody and lived with a Vaughn Family before war.  He was exchanged at Vicksburg, MS on December 5, 1862.  Noted by George Nichols as having broke down on Hood’s Retreat and was captured.  Took oath of Allegiance on December 27, 1864.  Married a girl named Mary after the war.  He joined a veteran’s organization after war called Company B out of Nashville.  Parole record lists him as: Height: 5'11", Hair: Dark, Eyes: Hazel, Complexion: Dark.  Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville in Section 15 Lot No. 5.

 

Picture: Post war photograph from Company B Veteran's organization out of Nashville.  
Name:  Moody, William Hogan  

Went By:  “Hogan”

DOB:  August 7, 1841 DOD:  December 12, 1907 Age at Enlistment:  20
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  1st Corporal  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Wounded at Fort Pillow, Brice's Crossroads, and Athens, AL with the Cavalry.

 

Comments:  Was James Green Moody’s younger brother and lived with the Vaughn Family before war.  Was promoted to 1st Corporal on October 24, 1862 after Perryville to replace John Thompson.  At Chickamauga he helped George Nichols and Lt. Loving Woldridge carry part of Huggins Battery off the field as the Confederates were pulling back from the Brotherton Road on Sept. 19.  Deserted and joined the 18th Tennessee Cavalry Company F in December 1864.  George Nichols joined the Cavalry at the same time as William.  George was wounded at the Battle of Brice's Crossroads and while lying wounded William rode out under fire and saved George.  William bought Jacob Kridler's house from him in the 1870's and lived there for several years before moving to Nashville.  Was a carpenter by occupation.  Joined a Veteran Organization called Company B out of Nashville.  His name can be found on the Confederate Monument at Centennial Park in Nashville, TN.  Buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville in Section 11 Lot No. SE 1/4 76.

 

 

Pictures: Moore's grave in Mount Olivet, Moore's Boyhood home Mooreland on Franklin Road in Brentwood, TN

 

Name:  Moore II, Robert Irwin

   
DOB:  April 14, 1841 DOD:  1924 Age at Enlistment:  20
Date of Enlistment:  July 8, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Camp Cheatham  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Robert was born and raised in Brentwood, TN and was the oldest of three children.  His father built the plantation home Mooreland, which still stands on Franklin Road.  Robert was discharged at Warm Springs, VA on October 26, 1861 when he got a fever from exposure and an infection that caused him to lose some of his hearing.  Robert married Lena McKissack of Spring Hill but the two never had any children.  He is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Nashville in Section 6 Lot N. A11.

 

Picture: William's grandson John R. Moss standing at his grave and his tombstone  

Name:  Moss, William Mortimer

   
DOB:  August 2, 1839 DOD:  November 14, 1929 Age at Enlistment: 21
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharged:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Wounded in side at Murfreesboro on December 31, 1862.  Captured near Smyrna, GA on July 3, 1864 when picket line was cut off and captured.  Sent to Camp Chase because he refused to take oath.

 

Comments:  One of the greatest sources for information on the company.  When the regiment voted whether or not Tennessee should secede from the Union, he was the only  member of the 1st Tennessee to vote to stay.  At Chickamauga he, Lee Shute, and Garrett Bradford were all hiding behind the same tree.  The latter two were both killed.  He and Private John Watson were the last to leave the field and William managed to make it safely back to Confederate lines with the loss of only one shoe.  See Questionnaire for even more data on him.  After he was released from Camp Chase he was almost lynched twice.  His parole record lists him as:  Complexion: Dark, Eyes: Gray, Hair: Dark, Height: 5'4".  After war he had 4 daughters and 2 sons and lived in Jackson, TN.

 

Picture (L-R): Neely's photograph taken in Staunton, VA in 1862 (Tennessee Heroes Gallery), Neely's grave in Mount Hope.  

Name:  Neely, James Robert

   
DOB:  May 6, 1843 DOD:  January 3, 1898 Age at Enlistment:  18
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  1st Corporal Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Was wounded in right leg at Perryville on October 8, 1862 and leg was amputated.  Captured when hospital in Harrodsburg, KY was overrun by Federals on October 10, 1862.  Was paroled soon after.

 

Comments:  Was the oldest of 5 children and lived on a farm before going to war.  In September and October 1861 he is listed as being sick at Hot Springs, VA. He was elected 1st Corporal when the company formed but was demoted to Private at the company's reorganization.  He and 2nd Sergeant M.P.G. Winstead were wounded side by side at Perryville.  He is listed as being paroled between December 28, 1862 and January 9, 1863.  He recuperated in Franklin before joining the Invalid Corps.  He surrendered with them on June 7, 1865 at Alexandria, LA.  After war he married a girl named Alma and became Clerk of the State Circuit Court.  Buried in Section D-9 at Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN.

 

Pictures (L-R): George 1861 in Virginia (TSLA), George Chattanooga 1862 (TSLA), Post war photograph (you can see his eye injury), Post war photograph holding the flag he carried at the battle of Chickamauga (Tennessee Heroes Gallery), George's house on Columbia Ave in Franklin after the 1909 Cyclone hit, Two images of George's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery.

Name:  Nichols, George Searight

   
DOB:  August 23, 1842 DOD:  September 15, 1918 Age at Enlistment:  18
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Was wounded 4 times near Corinth, MS with cavalry.  One round took out his right eye. 

 

Comments:  Probably the greatest source of information on the Company.  His daughter donated everything he wrote to the Tennessee State Archives.  He was the 3rd of 4 children and his older brother James fought with the company also.  His sister helped burn one of the bridges in Franklin during the war to keep the Federals from using it.  He was sick in Chattanooga and missed the Battle of Perryville, but participated in every other battle the Company fought in from VA to Dalton, GA.  At the Battle of Chickamauga helped carry off part of Huggins Battery on September 19.  He took "French Leave" and deserted to join the 18th Tennessee Cavalry (Later called the 19th) in December 1863.  He was wounded four times in a cavalry battle near Corinth, MS and one of the bullets took out his right eye.  He wore an eye patch for the rest of his life.  After the war he was a tax collector and was noted as always being a devoted Rebel.  When he died in 1915, his coffin was draped with the flag the Williamson Grays originally left with.  He is buried in Section A of Mount Hope Cemetery.   

 

Pictures (L-R):  Post war photograph of Blackhawk (Courtesy of Franklin Heritage Foundation), Blackhawk with his family in front of their house on 3rd Ave., Blackhawk's grave in Mount Hope.  
Name:  Nichols, James McAllister   Nickname:  “Blackhawk”
DOB:  November 1833 DOD:  1910 Age at Enlistment:  27
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Wounded by fracture of left forearm at Perryville October 8, 1862.

 

Comments:  James received the name Blackhawk at early age.  For one reason or another there was group of Indians in Franklin.  James walked by and one of the Indians approached him and after staring at his dark black hair exclaimed "Little Blackhawk!"  The nickname stuck with him until the day he died.  He was working as a clerk when the war broke out.  Arm was severely fractured at Perryville and he went to his mother's relatives in Bardstown, KY to recuperate.  He deserted in December 1863 and joined 18th Tennessee Cavalry.  Appears to have deserted the Cavalry a short time after that.  There is a letter dated March 1, 1864 stating from a Major in the 14th Michigan stationed in Columbia, TN stating not to bother him on his way back home to Franklin.  After war he was a policeman and ran a saloon in Franklin and Nashville.  He also owned some buildings on the square.  He built a house at 315 S. 3rd Ave which is still standing today.  Eventually, his saloons closed when the “Drys” won out.  He a became a born again Christian soon after that and remained so till his death in 1910.  He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN in Section B.

 

Pictures (L-R): Post war photograph of North, Three images of North's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery.  

Name:  North, Robert Henry

   
DOB:  January 5, 1840 DOD:  January 10, 1896 Age at Enlistment:  21
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Was living with a man named C.A. Bailey before the war broke out and worked as a clerk.  Robert is listed as being sick at Hot Springs, VA in September and October of 1861.  He was discharged on December 5, 1861 in Staunton, VA.  After the war he married a girl named Eliza and had four children.  He worked as a Miller and a Farmer.  He was also a member of the McEwen Bivouac of the UCV organization.  He died 5 days after his 56th Birthday and is buried in Section D of Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN.

 

Name:  O’Neil, Michael

   
DOB:  ? DOD:  ? Age at Enlistment:  ?
Date of Enlistment:  May 15, 1863 Place of Enlistment:  Shelbyville, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Was a substitute for Young Scruggs.  He deserted June 7, 1863 at Shelbyville, TN.

 

Picture:  Grave at Tulip Grove Cemetery  

Name:  Otey, James Harvey

   
DOB:  December 15, 1837 DOD:  February 16, 1916 Age at Enlistment:  23
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Captured at Shelbyville, TN June 27, 1863

 

Comments:  He was taken prisoner the day the Federals captured Shelbyville, TN and was sent to Camp Chase Prison Camp.  A few weeks later he was forwarded to Fort Delaware.  He was held prisoner there until February 27, 1865 when he was exchanged at City Point, VA.  Not sure if he was ever sent back to the 1st Tennessee but he is listed as deserting on April 20, 1865 and taking the Oath of Allegiance in Nashville on May 1, 1865.  His Oath of Allegiance record describes him as Complexion: Fair, Hair: Light, Eyes: Grey, Height: 5'7".  After the war applied to Old Soldiers Home in 1897 and died there in 1916.  Grave 311 at Tulip Grove Cemetery near the Hermitage in Nashville. 

 

Pictures (L-R): Post War photograph of Owen, New tombstone we put in for Owen, Old tombstone we unearthed while digging.  

Name:  Owen, Nathan

   
DOB:  October 15, 1844 DOD:  April 10, 1915 Age at Enlistment:  16
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Was the 3rd of 6 children and the Son of Nathan and Jane Owen.  He was living on the farm when the war broke out.  He was discharged on July 4, 1862 at Tupelo, MS after being considered unfit for Military Duty by a Medical Board.  He later joined Kain’s Battery on September 25, 1862 and was promoted 4th Corporal on October 1, 1862.  For the March and April Roster of 1863 he is listed as on detached duty with the horses in Morristown.  He was captured at the Cumberland Gap on September 9, 1863 and sent to Camp Douglas.  On March 2, 1865 he was transferred to Point Lookout, MD.  He was exchanged there on March 10, 1865 and sent to Richmond.  It appears when Richmond fell he just made his way home and was captured on his way home near Knoxville, TN.  He took the Oath of Allegiance in Knoxville, TN on April 22, 1865.  His Oath of Allegiance record describes him as Complexion: Dark, Hair: Dark, Eyes: Gray, Height: 6'0".  Buried Maury-Boxley Cemetery on Blazer Road in Williamson County.  In 2006, I ordered a tombstone for him from Veterans Affairs.  Along with my Sons of Confederate Veterans camp, we were putting in his stone and found the original was buried under the dirt.  We put the new tombstone in at his feet.

 

Name:  Paine, Henry C.    
DOB:  ? DOD:  ? Age at Enlistment:  ?
Date of Enlistment:  June 2, 1863 Place of Enlistment:  Shelbyville, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Pirvate Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Soon after enlisting he was arrested for counterfeiting and sent to prison in Atlanta.

 

Name:  Phipps, Robert A.    
DOB:  1834 DOD:  ? Age at Enlistment:  27
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  Robert did not originally join the company on its journey to Virginia and is listed as being sick in Franklin, TN until at least October 1861.  He is listed as being sick in December 1862 and in January 1863 he deserted from the Hospital.  He returned sometime after May 1863.  Left the company on Hood's Retreat and joined 10 & 11th Tennessee Consolidated Cavalry Company I on Hood's Retreat.  There is a reference in his war record stating he deserted in January 1865 and was being held in Nashville where he took the oath of allegiance.  However, this record also states he Volunteered for the Confederate Service September 22, 1862 which does not match his service history.  He did surrender in Citronelle, AL on May 4, 1865 and was paroled at Gainesville, AL on May 10, 1865. 

 

Picture: Pollard's grave in Mount Hope Cemetery  
Name:  Pollard, Newton Nicholson    
DOB:  June 2, 1838 DOD:  June 19, 1912 Age at Enlistment:  22
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Was wounded at the Battle of Harrisburg, MS on July 13, 1864 with the Cavalry

 

Comments:  From August to October he is listed as being sick at Warm Springs, VA.  He was discharged December 31, 1861 at Winchester, VA for medical reasons.  Later he enlisted in the 2nd Tennessee Cavalry Company B at Iuka, MS on March 28, 1862.  On July 31, 1862 he is listed as having his horse killed in battle.  In 1864 his regiment was redesignated the 22nd Tennessee Cavlry.  He was wounded and captured on July 13, 1864 at the Battle of Harrisburg but was later released.  He surrendered at Citronelle, AL on May 4, 1865 and was paroled on May 10, 1865.  After the war married a girl named Martha and spent the rest of his days in Williamson County.  He was postermaster for the Clovercroft P.O. in 1893.  He is buried in Mount Hope Cemetery in Franklin, TN in Section C-1.

 

Pictures (L-R):  Post war group shot of five of the Williamson Grays that made it through the entire war (Pollard is standing on the right, Bullock, Richardson, Cook, and Cunningham also pictured), Pollard's grave in Mount Olivet Cemetery  
Name:  Pollard, William Membane    
DOB:  June 21, 1843 DOD:  April 3, 1921 Age at Enlistment:  17
Date of Enlistment:  May 9, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Franklin, TN  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Wounded slightly in face at Murfreesboro December 31, 1862.  Shot through lungs at Missionary Ridge on November 25, 1863.  Recieved minor wounds at Perryville, Atlanta, and Franklin twice.

 

Comments:  Was elected 4th Corporal at reorganization at Tupelo, MS April 30, 1862.  Became ranking officer at Perryville when everyone above him was wounded.  After being wounded at Missionary Ridge he was in the hospital until March 1864 where he was given a furlough to Virginia.  He returned to the company in April.  During retreat from Nashville he brought his horse on the way home, which he rode to the end of the war.  He was one 1 of 6 to surrender in North Carolina on April 26, 1865.  After war he typed out his diary which is in the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville.  He moved to Nashville after the war and became a Judge.  He is buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Section 13 with his wife. 

 

Name:  Price, William Thomas    
DOB:  May 1, 1843 DOD:  June 8, 1874 Age at Enlistment:  18
Date of Enlistment:  July 8, 1861 Place of Enlistment:  Camp Cheatham  
Rank at Enlistment:  Private Rank at Discharge:  Private  
Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  None

 

Comments:  He was listed as being sick in Franklin for September and October 1861 and was discharged for medical reasons January 14, 1862 in Virginia.  He later reenlisted in Carter's Scouts and was captured on December 13, 1863 in Hickman County, Tennessee and sent to Rock Island Prison.  His prison record describes him as Height: 6'2", Eyes: Blue, Hair: Light, Complexion: Light.  He was exchanged March 2, 1865 and surrendered with Company F, 4th Tennessee Cavalry.

 

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