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8th Tennessee Cavalry USA

Name: Levi CresawnRank: Private Company:
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Name: Jacob CrissonRank: Private Company:
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Name: Robert GoodmanRank: Private Company:
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Name: Gideon Stephens SentelleRank: 2nd Lieutenant Company: B
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Contact Name: Scott Green
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Name: William Ellison BrooksRank: Private Company: D
Pvt. William Ellison Brooks, Co D, 8th TN CAV USA. 1846 - 1897 Buried in Neal Cemetery, Flippin, Monroe County, KY.
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Name: John Mcadoo BrownRank: Private Company: D
Younger brother of George and William Brown. JOHN BROWN
Rank: Privt
Age: 20
Enlisted: Dec. 11, 1863. Mustered: Feb 23 64 Companies F & D.
Soldier's Rank_In Blksmith
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt. Among my maternal ancestors/ relatives in East Tenn.

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Name: James H. ShipleyRank: Sergeant Company: D
JAMES H SHIPLEY
Rank: Sergt
Age: 28
Enlisted: Sept. 25, 1863. Mustered: Nov. 14 1863.
Remarks: Privt from enrollment to Apr 1 64: Corp to June 1 65: then appd Serg. Father of William L. Shipley, who married my gr aunt, Elizabeth Land ( Lizzie.) Probably began the war as a Rebel ' conscript in the 60th Tenn. Inf. Probably went over to the Yankees after returning to East Tennessee from Vicksburg.
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Name: Richard Madison WhitakerRank: Private Company: D
REF: 1890 CENSUS CIVIL WAR VETERANS - TENNESSEE
WHITAKY, RICHARD, Washington Co. 272-2, Pvt, D Company 8th TN Cav; Pettibone PO; chronic diarrhoea and rheumatism

NOTE: He is listed as 'Whitaky'
Richard & Estel Whitaker served in the 8th Tennessee Cavalry Company D together. Father of Rev. Joseph Melvin Whitaker, who married my gr aunt, Sarah Rebecca ( Becky ) Land.
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Name: Stokely ElkinsRank: Private Company: E
Born 1826 Hawkins County, Tn. Died June 3rd, 1895. Joined for duty in Rogersville, Tn. Oct. 10, 1863.Mustered in Camp. Nelson, Ky. Dec. 30, 1863. Mustered out Knoxville, Tn. Sept. 11, 1865.
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Name: James William CarrollRank: Private Company: F
Born in Sullivan County,Tn,abt 1831.5'8' fair complexion hair & eyes black.Enrolled 9-25-63 Knoxville,Tn.Captured 10-19-1963 Zollicoffer,Tn Died 12-7-63 in prison at Danville,Va.& buried there. Maternal grandfather of my paternal grandmother,Annie Blakely Land.Her paternal grandfather,Jackson Blakely was in Co.G of the 8th and was captured the same day,in the same battle,& also died at Danville.
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Name: Raff ElkinsRank: Private Company: F
Born Dec 25, 1832, Died Feb 28, 1919. Shot in left knee. Was also in Co. D, Gilliams Brigade, Joined in Rogersville, Tn. Served 1862-1865. Took leave to go home Rogersville, Tn. Made neighbor return stolen cow by gun point.
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Name: Jackson BlakelyRank: Private Company: G
Enlisted in his home County of Sullivan in upper East Tennessee on 9/22/1863 as Union forces pushed North following the fall of Knoxville and scattering disorganized Confederates in upper East Tenn. However the Rebels rallied and in fighting at Zollicoffer,( present-day Bluff City )in Sullivan County, Jackson was captured on 10/19/1863. He reportedly '' broke custody '' on the battlefield but while seperated from his troop was recaptured near his home. He was reportedly '' shot while attempting to escape from a Confererate prison in Virginia, on or abt 4/15/1864.'' This, according to his widow, Mary Whitehorn Blakely in her pension request. Jackson and Mary Blakely were the paternal grandparents of my grandmother, Annie Blakely Land.
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Name: Alfred Reno HoodRank: Corporal Company: G
Alfred R. Hood (First_Last)
Regiment Name 8 Tennessee Cavalry
Side Union
Company G
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Corp.
Alternate Name Alfred/Hood
Notes Rank: Corpl
Age: 28
Enlisted: Aug. 22, 1863 Mustered: Nov. 7
Remarks: Was Privt fr Aug 22 63 to Feb 6 64: then Corporal. Uncle of my uncle, Fred Hood that married my aunt, Louise Land.
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Name: Benjamin Franklin HoodRank: Private Company: G
Benjamin F. Hood (First_Last)
Regiment Name 8 Tennessee Cavalry
Side Union
Company G
Soldier's Rank_In Pvt.
Soldier's Rank_Out Pvt.

Notes Rank: Privt
Age: 22
Enlisted: Oct. 20, 1863 Mustered: Feb 22,1864.
Remarks: Uncle of my uncle, Fred Hood who married my aunt, Louise Land.
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Name: Samuel W. McNeeseRank: Private Company: G
Samuel died in Andersonville Prison, Sumter County, GA on Sep 17, 1864. He is buried int he cemetery there.
He is listed on the marker as 'McKeese'. For additional information check out http://mcneese.org/mcneeselines/samuelmcneese1835.html
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Name: Henry R. MillerRank: Private Company: H
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Name: Lafayette MillerRank: Private Company: H
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Name: Lilburn William DepewRank: Private Company: I
He was married to Sarah Hashbarger.( niece of my maternal gr gr grandfather John Harvey Cox ) ) After being discharged as ' under age ' from the Rebels he joined the Yankees in the fall of 1863. Applied for a Federal Pension May 5,1876. Died at Jonesboro,Tenn June 17,1913. Is pictured on page 100 of ' Tennessee's Union Cavalrymen '

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Name: James RatliffRank: 1st Lieutenant Company: I
Probably served for a time in the 5th West Va. Inf with his brother, Eli. JAMES RATLIFF Rank: Ser Age: 24 Enlisted: Sept. 5 Mustered: Nov 14 63 Remarks: Discharged July 26 65 to accept promotion as 1 Lt Ratliff, J 1 Lieutenant, Co. I 8th Tn. Cavalry Jonesboro, Tenn. JAMES RATLIFF Rank: 1 Lt Age: 24 Enlisted: July 27 65 Mustered: July. 27 Remarks: Born in Scott Co.Va. Younger brother of Sarah Ratliff and Uncle to my maternal gr, grandmother, Mary Simmons Cox. Another brother, Reuben served in the Union 37th Ky mtd Inf. Brother Robert C. was a Confederate in Co. C 60th Tenn mtd inf.
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Name: David P. BoydRank: Corporal Company: K
Son of James A.Boyd & Elizabeth Paxton of Sullivan County in East Tennessee. Served with his brother John. Cousin George W Boyd was Confederate.Rank: Corpl
Age: 18
Enlisted: Oct. 11,1863. Mustered: Oct 27,1863
Remarks: Private from enrollment to Mar 8,1865.Then promoted to Corporal.
Contact Name: Glenn Land
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Name: John W. BoydRank: Sergeant Company: K
Son of James A. Boyd and Elizabeth Paxton of Sullivan County,Tn. Rank: Sergt
Age: 20
Enlisted: Oct.11,1863, Mustered: Oct. 27,1863
Remarks: Privt from enrollment to Jan 3, 1864. Then promoted to Corporal Feb 20,1864. Ended the war a Sergeant. Cousin George W.Boyd was Confederate.
Contact Name: Glenn Land
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Name: Isaac N. TaylorRank: Unknown Company: M
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