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Webb's Cavalry      
Company Unknown
George Washington McKenzie - Colonel   
(Born - 07 Feb 1818 in Georgia)
(Died - 11 Nov 1907 in Tennessee)
(Father - Benjamin Franklin McKenzie)
(Mother - Francis Daniels)
(Married - Susan Stone Kennum on 15 Feb 1844 in Tennessee)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company A
Joseph H Gardner - Private   
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Contact Name:  David Gardner
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Date Added:  9/14/2013
Company A
William I Julian - Private   
William Isom Julian enlisted August 24, 1861 at Camp Cumings in Knoxville, Tenn. He is shown on company muster through March 1864. Shown on detached service as a scout in North Georgia through December 31, 1864 by order of General Hume. Captured in Murray County, Georgia Feb. 26, 1865. Surrendered by U. S. oath of allegiance March 11, 1865 at Chattanooga and paroled.
Contact Name:  Scott Guthrie
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Date Added:  10/12/2010
Company B
Edward Hudson - Private   
Edward served with the 26th Tenn. Inf., 3rd Conf. Cav., and the 5th Tenn. Cav. during the war. He was wounded at Fort Donelson while with the 26th. He later joined the Cavalry because he could no longer march. His cousin Jonas Fooshee also served in these units and was in the 5th Tenn. Cav. with Edward at the time of surrender.
Contact Name:  Teresa Wilson Wiese
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Date Added:  8/9/2010
Company B
Samuel T. West - Private   
Samuel T. West fought McKenzies Co.B 5th Tennessee Cavalry.
May 3rd 1865 North Carolina
Son of Enoch West & Elizabeth Riddle.
Husband of Elizabeth J.Pierce.
My G.G Grandfather
Contact Name:  Anita Hatcher Lawson
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Date Added:  9/17/2013
Company C
Wesly Fry - Private   
He is my great-grandfather William D. Shaffer of 150th Indiana Infantry brother-in-law from 8/29/1861 to 5/24/1862
Contact Name:  Bert Shaffer
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Date Added:  6/8/2008
Company C
A J Guinn - Private   
My GGGG Granfather enlisted as a private in Co. C 5th TN Cav, he orginally enlisted in the 64th NCST as a private in Co. K, which was raised in Knoxville TN.
Contact Name:  Levi Pollygus
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Date Added:  11/2/2006
Company C
Robert S Holt - Private   
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Contact Name:  Michelle Bresee
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Date Added:  4/8/2008
Company C
Elias Green McKenzie - 2nd Lieutenant   
(Born - 19 Jan 1836 in Tennessee)
(Died - 12 Jul 1910 in Tennessee)
(Father - Benjamin Franklin McKenzie)
(Mother - Nancy Casey)
(Married - Penelope Amanda Runyan)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company C
George Madison McKenzie - Private   
(Born - 19 Jan 1840 in Tennessee)
(Died - 02 May 1911 in Tennessee)
(Father - Benjamin Franklin McKenzie)
(Mother - Nancey Casey)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company C
j. h. shipley - Private   
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Contact Name:  william cantrell
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Date Added:  11/14/2007
Company C
james a shipley - Private   
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Contact Name:  william cantrell
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Date Added:  11/14/2007
Company C
John Christopher Shipley - Private   
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Contact Name:  William R. Cantrell
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Date Added:  9/22/2008
Company D
William F.M. Cannon - Private   
I have seen him listed in McKenzie's 5th, but I am unsure of the company.
Contact Name:  Terry Cannon
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Date Added:  12/30/2009
Company D
Andrew Etter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  12/10/2010
Company E
joseph a cookston - Unknown   
he was 1 of 4 brothers from nc to join the war. they all made it back from the war
Contact Name:  howard k. coleman
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Date Added:  4/20/2012
Company E
Jesse Richard Heifner - Private   
Jesse R. Heifner enlisted in Company B, 29th Tennessee Infantry on July, 1861. He was 16 years old. He served under Capt. M. H. Hancock and Col. Sam Powell until July, 1862 when he was discharged for being under age. 18 was the age requirement. Later that same year, still only 17 years of age, he enlisted in Company E of the 5th Tennessee Calvary Regiment (McKenzie's). He served with the 5th Tennessee Calvary until the end of the war. He was paroled at Charlotte, North Carolina.

While serving with the 5th Tennessee Calvary, that unit was involved in skirmishes in Kentucky, the battles of Chickamauga, McMinnville,Shelbyville and Philadelphia. It later was involved in conflicts in Kentucky, Alabama and Georgia. It then took part in the Campaign of the Carolinas. The regiment surrendered with the Army of Tennessee. The 5th's commanders were Col. George W. McKenzie, Col. John B. McLin, Lt. Col. John G. M. Montgomery and Maj. John L. Blackwell.

Jesse survived the war without being seriously wounded. He applied for a pension on November 13, 1906 at the age of 61. His pension application states that he was living in Charleston, Bradley County, Tennessee.

Two affidavits accompany the application.

Affidavit #1 is by John H. O'Neal of Murray County, Georgia. Mister O'Neal states 'I served with the applicant from September 1,1861 to about July, 1862, in Company B, 29th Tennessee Infantry at which time he was discharged being under age.'

Affidavit #2 is by A. H. Matlock of Polk County, Tennessee. Mr. Matlock states 'I am personally acquainted with the applicant and that he served from sometime in 1862 until the end of the war in the 5th Tennessee Calvary, Co. E.'

His pension application #S8557 was approved. After his death his widow, Malinda, received widow's pension #6815.
Contact Name:  Daniel T. Heifner
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Date Added:  3/28/2008
Company E
John E McCauley - Blacksmith   
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Contact Name:  Eddie McCauley
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Contact Homepage:  ed543278@aol.com
Date Added:  12/14/2018
Company G
Sylvester Walker - 1st Sergeant   
In August 13th 1861 My Great Great Grandfather Sylvester Walker enlisted for 1 yr at Camp Powell, in Henderson, Tennessee 4th Corporal in Co. D 29th Regiment , Tennessee Infantry , Confederate States Army

He was transferred to Co.G, 5th Regiment (McKenzie's) Tennessee Calvary CSA. at Rank of Private.

Jan-Feb 1863 Had his Bounty; Mounted 102 days; absent 5 days.

March-April 1863 Paid to Feb. 28,1863 Had 1 Horse.

July 1st 1863 he was appointed to 1st Sergeant. Co. G 5th Tennessee Calvary CSA.

On Oct 8 1863 he was captured near Richmond, Tennessee.

On Oct 13 1863 His name appears on a Roll of prisoners of war at Nashville Tenn. Endorsement on Rolls show: 'Roll of prisoners of war at Nashville forwarded for exchange Oct 14th 1863' HD. QRS. Prov. Mar. Gen'l, Department of the Cumb'd, Nashville, Tenn.

Oct. 14,1863 His name appears on a register of prisoners of war Forwarded to Louisville, Kentucky for exchange .

Oct. 15,1863 His name appears on a Roll of prisoners of war Received at Louisville, Kentucky ,Military Prison.

Discharged to Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana. His name appears on a Roll of prisoners of war Forwarded from Louisville Military Prison to Camp Morton, Ind. Roll dated Headquarters district Kentucky, Louisville, Oct. 15,1863.

Oct. 16,1863 His name appears on a Roll of prisoners of war Received at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, Indiana.

March 15, 1865 His Name appears as a signature to a Roll of prisoners of war paroled at Camp Morton, Ind. and forwarded to point Lookout, MD. via the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for exchange in pursuance of instructions Received by telegraph from the Commissary General of Prisoners dated Washington, DC march 10, 1865.
march 23, 1865 His name appears on a Roll of those received at Boulware's and Cox's Warf, James River VA., from John E. Mulford, Brev't Brig. Gen. and US Agent of Exchange, 1011 paroled Prsoners of war.
Contact Name:  MIchael Walker
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Date Added:  7/12/2015
Company G
Anderson Williams - Corporal   
Anderson enlisted as a corporal in Nov 1862 in Hancock County, Tennessee under the command of General McKenzie and Captain John Graham. On 27 JULY 1863, he was shot in the right knee tearing off the knee cap and was carried from the battlefield somewhere between Irvine and Winchester, Kentucky. The next day he was taken prisoner. He was held for 3 weeks in a private home because his knee was so bad they couldn''t move him. He was then taken to Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio. He received NO medical attention for his wounds. He also lost the left side of his left hand, left of the 2nd finger in an accident at Camp Chase. He also developed severe kidney and bladder infections which bothered him for the rest of his life. However, he managed NOT to contract small pox during the epidemic there in 1864. According to his report, he NEVER received any medical attention for his wounds or illnesses. On 12 March 1865 he was exchanged and returned to his unit in Richmond, Virginia where he remained until General Lee surrendered. He then made his way back home.
Contact Name:  Dennis E. Moore
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Date Added:  5/22/2004
Company H
John Summerfield Broyles - Private   
I found my great great uncle Pvt John Summerfield Broyles was assigned to Company H, 5th Tn Cav through a pension application filed by his wife after the war. His brother Nile McCain Broyles was my great great grandfather.
Contact Name:  Robert Broyles
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Date Added:  6/11/2012
Company H
George Washington Howard - Private   
Born 3-29-1838/died 6-17-1913. He joined the Confederate Army in 1862 as a Pvt. in Co. H of the 5th Tenn. Cav. Reg. He was a Prisoner of War in 1863 and escaped to Vicksburg with his brother Enoch W Howard.
Contact Name:  Leroy Abercrombie
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company H
Joseph Franklin Howard - Private   
Born 7-29-1842/died 5-12-1933. He enlisted as a Pvt. on 10-29-1861 (Knoxville,TN) in Mullendore's Co. H in the 5th Tenn. Cav. Reg. under Col. G.W. Mckenzie. He was in the Battle of Chickamauga (19-20 Sep 1863) under Brig.Gen. Nathan B. Forrest. In this battle he received 4 wounds (two in each thigh). These wounds prevented him from riding a horse and was transferred to the 61st or 62nd Tenn. Reg. until his discharge on 5-20-1865. He received a pension until his death.
Contact Name:  Leroy Abercrombie
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Date Added:  7/30/2009
Company H
Isaac Jackson - Private   
Born 19 SEP 1832 in Washington Co., TN. His paternal grandmother, Hannah Jobe Jackson, was sister to my 4x maternal gr grandmother, Mary Jobe Cox. John B. McLin, Co. 'G' 1st ( Roger's ) East Tennesee Cav. Organized October 21, 1861 at Knoxville, Tennessee. Men from Washington and Greene Counties. Became Co. 'H', 5th Regiment.

Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  8/4/2007
Company H
Eldridge Forrest Kincheloe - Private   
Son of James Horace & Mary Kinchloe of Washington Co.Tn. Eldridge enlisted in the Rebel Army 4-6-1862 at Kingston,Tn. into Co.H 5th Tn Cav. He is ' present and on the roll ' March-April 1863. Then listed ' AWOL since 3-17-63.' He then appears on the roll as a 3rd Lt in Capt A.A.Millard`s Cav Co. of home & railroad guards at Bristol,Tn. He surrendered May 5,1865 and took the oath at Jonesboro,Tn.on May 22. Described as 5`8' ' fair complexion,sandy hair,and gray eyes. ' In later years, Eldridge apparently answered the call to the ministry
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  11/5/2009
Company H
George Franklin Kincheloe - Private   
His Grandparents were George Kincheloe & Sallie Buckner ancestor / relatives in East Tennessee: George Kincheloe,
killed by accident by his own command near Chattanooga, TN in May of 1862, his son George Franklin Kincheloe Jr. having in his possession in Medford, OR, the bullet that caused his death. His remains were shipped from Chattanooga to Jonesboro, TN by train, his father, James Horace, Sr. taking his remains from the train there to his home for burial. The roads for the 12 mile travel were so muddy and near impassible that it took 4 horses to get through , the round trip, (24 miles) required 2 days.
Company H : John B. McLin, Co. 'G'. 1st Cav. ( Roger's 1st East Tennessee ) Organized October 21, 1861 at Knoxville, Tennessee. Men from Washington and Greene Counties. Became Co. 'H', 5th Regiment.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  11/26/2006
Company H
Elevin ( or Eleven ) Wheelock - Private   
Eleven Wheelock (First_Last)
Regiment Name 5 (McKenzie's) Tennessee Cav.
Side Confederate
Company H
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private. Also saw service in Co. I 59th Tenn. Mtd. Inf. Son of William K. Wheelock and brother of Melvina Wheelock Gray.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  8/25/2006
Company H
Payton B.J. Wheelock - Private   
Payton B.J. Wheelock (First_Last)
Regiment Name 5 (McKenzie's) Tennessee Cav.
Side Confederate
Company H
Soldier's Rank_In Private
Soldier's Rank_Out Private. Named after his Uncle P.B. Wheelock. Son of William K. Wheelock and brother of Melvina Wheelock Gray. Also saw service in the 60th Tenn.Inf. Following the war Payton had to apply to President Johnson for a ' special pardon.'
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  8/25/2006
Company H
Shadrick Wilder - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  bill wilder
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Date Added:  8/11/2010
Company I
isaac cookston - Private   
this is my 5th great grandfather on my fathers side. He was wounded in late 1863 while on a scouting mission between boston ky. and williamberg ky. he was injured when his horse stumbled on a rock in the cumberland river and threw him on his saddle horn and ruptured his stomach while crossing the cumberland river .He was told to go home or the hospital some where out of the way until he was fit for duty. He went home and was later wrote in as a deserter because he didnt get a discharge paper to go home. He pationed for his pension in 1895 and finaly got his pension in 1910 for 12.00 per month until his death in 1912. He is buried in greenwood cemetery ,Chattanooga tn. He had a brother who was in the 5th. tn. e co. cavalry and a bother who was in the 34th texas cavalry co. k. and a half brother who was in the 29th texas cavalry. all the brothers servived the war.
Contact Name:  howard k. coleman
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Date Added:  4/20/2012
Company I
James L. Cox - Private   
(Born - Abt. 1848 in Tennessee)
(Father - Luther B. Cox)
(Mother - Melinda N. Lewis)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company I
James Benjamin Levan III - Unknown   
Born April 2, 1844 in Pelham, Grundy Co., TN, died May 16, 1915, Whitwell, Marion Co., TN. married Nancy E. (Lizzy) Kilgore 1865. Father James Benjamin Levan II, mother Margaret Walker. Evidence of service from NARA CW Pension records.
Contact Name:  Thomas Robinson
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Date Added:  11/4/2010
Company I
Ephraim Lewis - Private   
(Born - Abt. 1840 in Tennessee)
(Died - 1862 - 1865 in the Civil War)
(Father - David L. Lewis)
(Mother - Lucy Clark)
(Married - Susannah Colbaugh)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company I
Jeremiah McKenzie - 2nd Lieutenant   
(Born - 22 Dec 1831 in Tennessee)
(Died - 28 Apr 1922 in Tennessee)
(Father - Benjamin Franklin McKenzie)
(Mother - Nancy Casey)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company K
Andrew J Porter - Private   
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Contact Name:  Will Porter
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Date Added:  6/30/2015
Company K
Stephen Andrew Porter - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Will Porter
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Date Added:  6/30/2015
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