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Hiram King Proffitt
- Private
Son of Jeremiah Proffitt & Elizabeth Cox of East Tennessee. Hiram enlisted in the Union Army`s 2nd N.C.Mtd Inf Co.C at Knoxville,Tenn.Oct.1,1863. He is shown ' on the rolls 'till mustered out at Knoxville Aug.16,1865 where he was decribed as 35 yrs old,5`11',fair complexion,hazel eyes,dark hair,born Greene Co.Tn.where he was a farmer. UNION NORTH CAROLINA VOLUNTEERS: 2nd Regiment, North Carolina Mounted Infantry Organized at Knoxville, Tenn., October, 1863. Attached to 1st Brigade, Willcox`s Division, 9th Army Corps, Left Wing Forces, Dept. Ohio, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. Ohio, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865. SERVICE.-Ordered to Greenville, Tenn., to October 16, 1863, and duty there till November 6. Moved to Bull`s Gap November 6, and duty there till December. March across Clinch Mountains to Clinch River. Action at Walker`s Ford December 2. Gibson`s and Wyerman`s, Miss., February 22, 1864. Duty at Cumberland Gap and patrol duty in East Tennessee till April, 1865. Scout from Cumberland Gap January 23-27, 1865. Expedition from East Tennessee into Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Moved to Boone, N.C., April 6, and to Asheville, N.C., April 27-30. Duty in North Carolina and East Tennessee till August. Mustered out August 16, 1865 at Knoxville,Tenn.
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Date Added: 6/5/2010

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