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Captain T.C. Park's Company, Local Defense Troops      
Company Unknown
Samuel Stacker CROSS - Unknown   
Samuel contracted measles during the war. He was sent home and died of complications of that disease. His brother, John B. Cross served as a sergeant in the 14th Tennessee Regiment.
Contact Name:  Tommy Allen
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Date Added:  1/12/2009
Company Unknown
john gregg - General   
gggg uncle
Contact Name:  rick gregg
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Date Added:  10/10/2005
Company Unknown
Thomas Niblett / Neblett - Private   
It appears that Thomas Neblett / Niblett from Humphreys County jointed the 50th in Waverly, TN and fought at Fort Donelson. His pay records indicted that he might have walked out the General Nathan Bedford Forrest troops, as he is later noted as being killed with the KY cav at Cross-Roads?.
Contact Name:  Larry D. Stewart
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Date Added:  7/30/2010
Company A
JACOB NATHAN BURNEY - Private   
FOUGHT AT FT.DONELSON TN ESCAPED CAPTURE FOLLOWED NATHAN BEDFORD FORREST OUT CROSSED LICK CREEK IN DOVER FEB 17 1862 MADE IT HOME AT PALMYRA TN MONT CO. DIED JUNE 3 1862.
Contact Name:  BOB PARKER
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Date Added:  12/7/2010
Company A
E. C. Cooley - Private   
(Born - Abt. 1836 in Tennessee)
(Married - Mary A. Lewis on 09 Jul 1858 in Tennessee)
Contact Name:  David Lewis
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Date Added:  9/17/2006
Company A
Jackson B Davis - Private   
Trying to locate more information on this regiment
Contact Name:  Ward Davis
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Contact Homepage:  www.beakleydavisgenealogyhomepage.net
Date Added:  12/26/2008
Company A
Nelson Davis - Private   
Trying to locate more information on this regiment. Nelson was my Great-Great Grandfather. He was born and raised in Dickson County, Tennessee and according to my research; entered the CSA in 1861, he was present when the unit was captured at Fort Donelson and imprisoned. Any information on this unit would be greatly appreciated.
Contact Name:  Ward Davis
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Contact Homepage:  beakleydavisgenealogyhomepage.net
Date Added:  12/26/2008
Company A
John William Trotter - 1st Corporal   
Corp. John William Trotter was my great grandfather. He was born in Montgomery County, Tennessee March 1, 1842. He was the son of Elijah Trotter and Melissa Milam. He enlisted in Clarksville in the ''Dunlop Grays'' who were sent to Ft. Donelson, Dover, TN and began working on the fort. On Dec. 25, 1861 they were formed into Company A/50th Tennessee Infantry Regiment. He was wounded twice and captured at Nashville, TN. He was one of only 6 men to surrender at Greensboro, N. Carolina that were of the original Co.A.
Contact Name:  Randall E. Rubel
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Date Added:  9/12/2004
Company B
Robert Thomas Buchanan - Private   
R.T. Buchanan's hometown was Dover, TN
Contact Name:  Joe Allport
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Date Added:  8/12/2007
Company B
James Levi Claxton - Private   
James Levi Claxton served from 1861 through 1854. He was captured by the Union Army, escaped and returned to his regiment.
Contact Name:  Tommy Allen
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Date Added:  1/12/2009
Company B
James Allen Halliburton - Private   
Enlisted Cumberland city,Tn Garrison Ft Donalson, Camp Chase
exchanged to Vicksburg..Died 1924 was part of the Questionaire by the Gov'.

And of course GGGrandfather.
Contact Name:  Kenneth Halliburton
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Date Added:  6/18/2009
Company B
Robert Edward Thomas - 2nd Lieutenant   
Robert enlisted on 10 Feb. 1861 at Fort Donelson as 1st Sgt of Co. B 50th Tenn Infantry. Elected to 2nd Lieut. 31 Dec. 1861. He was captured at Fort Donleson 16 Feb. 1862. and sent to Johnson Island. He is exchanged at Vicksburg. His brother is with him as he was a Lieut. In Co I in the same Regt. Robert is in Tilton, Ga in 1864. His unit is short on men as it has seen some hard fighting. His unit is consolidated with other units to reorganize .
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  12/19/2013
Company C
Archer L Gautney - Private   
Co C 'The Wilson Grays' was an Al Company enrolled at Montgomery Co Al 9/13/1861. According to the Lindsley's Annuals the 50th suffered heavy losses during the war and only 37 men from the 50th answered final roll call. Arch was my gr gr grandfather and one of the 37 surviving men. b. 2/2/1840 d. 1/18/1920 Buried at Eastaboga Cemetery, Talladega Co. Al. He married Josephine Loftis.
Contact Name:  Kay Hutto Hull
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Date Added:  2/7/2011
Company C
Thomas Martin Grimes - Private   
Thomas Martin Grimes joined 'The Wilson Gray's' in Montgomery, Alabama on September 13, 1861. Born 1839, Died 1913 and is buried at Old Weogufka Cemetery, Coosa County, Alabama.

He was my Great Great Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Barry Grimes
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Date Added:  8/13/2014
Company C
Sebron Sellers - Private   
Sebron Sellers, my great great grandfather, enlisted in Montgomery, AL with the Wilson Grays. In 1862 as a private, he served with the 50th Tennessee Infantry until surrender at Greensboro, NC on April 26, 1865. 499 present for duty January 1862, 37 present for surrender April 1865. Born Sept. 9, 1842, Died May 11, 1919, buried in Alton, AL
Contact Name:  Jan Howton
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Date Added:  7/20/2015
Company C
William Daniel Stone - Private   
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Contact Name:  Benjamin King
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Date Added:  8/2/2010
Company D
James Pickney Bennett - Private   
Enlisted Company D 50th Tennessee Infantry Sept 20 1861. Feb 16 1862 captured at Fort Donelson, imprisoned at Camp Douglas, Chicago IL. Sept 5 1862 transported to Vicksburg for prisoner exchange. Oct 31 1862 enlisted in reformed 50th TN refused enlistment bounty. March 1863 discharged by reason of medical disability. Collected TN state Veteran Pension. I have his full military records.
Contact Name:  Jerry Timson
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Date Added:  9/25/2009
Company D
john wiley hall - Private   
john wiley hall my ggf b. 1841 d 1863 at camp douglas il
Contact Name:  gary hall
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Date Added:  6/3/2011
Company D
George Washington Sanders - Private   
Captured at Fort Donelson, Feb 16th, 1862. Wounded in arm at Chickamauga, Sept. 19th, 1863. Surrendered and paroled at Greensboro, NC, 1865.
Contact Name:  Justin Sanders
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Date Added:  2/28/2010
Company D
James Stokley Vinson - 3rd Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  David Vinson
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Date Added:  2/3/2008
Company D
Thomas B Vinson - Private   
My great great great uncle. Brother of JS Vinosn. KIA at Chickamauga Sept. 1863
Contact Name:  David Vinson
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Date Added:  2/3/2008
Company E
William Preston Foster - 4th Corporal   
My GGGGranpa. Joined Major Stephen Colms' 1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion at Sparta, TN. Jan.4 1862. Taken prisoner at Ft. Donelson, Feb.16 1863. Paroled/Exchanged Sept 11 1862. at Vicksburg, MS. His CMSR Lists him as 'Died at Short Creek Miss June 11, 1863. 4th Corporal at time of Death.
Contact Name:  Joey Savage
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Date Added:  7/9/2009
Company E
George Boyd McCauley - Unknown   
Killed in action
Contact Name:  flnative52
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Date Added:  5/2/2012
Company E
Cyrus A. Sugg - Colonel   
My 1st cousin 5x removed.
Col. Cyrus A. Sugg:
Battle field report from Fort Donelson states; A message from General Buckner to Colonel Sugg to 'raise a white flag over the fort' Cursing was heard both loud and deep. Taken prisoner along with 13,000 troops. Imprisoned in Boston harbour, exchanged in Mississipi. Fought at Chickamauga where his General was killed and he took over the regiment. Wounded 4 times but not seriously. Mortally wounded at the battle of Missionary ridge, 11/25/1863. Buried in the Sugg family cemetery, Adams Tn.
At the time of his death, Confederate President Jefferson Davis received at least 2 letters requesting his promotion to Brigadier General. One signed by his fellow officers, and one by all of the confederate senators from Tn.
News of his death was taken very hard by his regiment.
Contact Name:  Kevin Sugg
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Date Added:  11/26/2008
Company E
James Battle Sugg - Surgeon   
James was brother to Colonel Cyrus A Sugg.
Contact Name:  Kevin Sugg
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Date Added:  8/21/2011
Company F
Samual Lancaster - Private   
1st cousin 5times removed. Escaped capture at Ft Doneldson and Joined Woodward's 2nd Kentucky Cavalry. was the Last Serviving confederate Veteran to Die In Trigg county Kentucky, Died In 1933.
Contact Name:  Clifton Boyd
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Date Added:  12/10/2008
Company G
William R Lowry - Private   
William Lowry was my great grandfather. He enlisted in the military on Dec 2, 1861 and served under Captain Beaumont. On Feb., 16, 1862 he was captured at Fort Donelson in Dover Tn and held as a prisoner of war at Camp Douglas, Il. On Oct. 2, 1862 he was sent to Vicksburg, Ms where he was exchanged for a Union soldier POW. He was discharged Jan. 26, 1864.
Contact Name:  Brenda Madden Rowlett
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Date Added:  12/29/2007
Company H
James M. Daniel - Private   
This is my great great grandfather.
Contact Name:  Susan Daniel
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Date Added:  11/8/2006
Company H
patrick henry settle - Private   
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Contact Name:  allen hilliard
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Date Added:  5/24/2016
Company H
Solomon Tollison - Private   
This is my great great great grandfather.Served in Co. B. Colms 1st Tennessee Battalion and in the 50th Tenn. Consolidated Infantry,Co. H.He was from Bakers Crossroads, White County,Tennessee.He enlisted in Nov.1861,with his 2 brothers,James,and Burtis.James later was captured and took the oath of allegiance,and enlisted in the Union Army.Burits was wounded during the Vicksburg campaign and later died in Miss.Another brother Mattison also served in the Union Army. My Grandfather suffered from many trials during his service but remained in the ranks until being taken prisoner after the Battle of Nashville,at the end of the war. He died in 1912.
Contact Name:  David Howell
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Date Added:  2/4/2011
Company I
Anderson B Mathis - Private   
I have no record of what happened to him died Feb 13 1862
Contact Name:  Lance Carpenter
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Date Added:  4/23/2017
Company I
William Thornton Thomas - 1st Lieutenant   
William was a 21 year old from Cumberland City, Sullivan County Missouri. He enlists as a Pvt. in Capt. George Stacker's Co on 9 Sept. 1861 for one year. On 16 Feb 1862 he is at Fort Donaldson where he is captured and taken to Camp Douglas in Chicago Ill.
He is sent to Vicksburg for exchange. His unit is reorganized and he is elected 1st Lieut. In 15 Jan 1864 he is in Capt. George W. Pease's company at Tilton Ga. His command is undergoing another reorganization with the 1st [ Colm's] Battn. He resigns and goes home on furlough. Thus ends the data in his file.

Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  12/17/2013
Company K
Montgomery N Adams - Private   
Montgomery insisted (by Lt Col RW McGavock, 12/11/1861) and was captured at Font Donelson (2/16/1862). Transported to Fort Douglas in Illinois on 8/1/1862. He was later transported to Kingston, GA where we passed on 1/22/1864. Apparently, Kingston, GA was a rehabilitation hospital for Confederates until Sherman came through.
Contact Name:  Eric P
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Date Added:  10/13/2015
Company K
Tapley Marmaduke Curtis - Captain   
Tapley Joined 11 Dec 1861. Enlisted at Fort Donalson where he was elected to 2nd Lieut. He was arrested [captured] there 16 Feb 1862 & sent to Camp Chase then to Johnson Island. He was exchanged at Vicksburg in Sept 1862. He was elected Captain on 23 Sept 1862 and sent on recruiting duty. at this time he was about 26 years old. He is my 2nd cousin 3 x removed.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  2/24/2017
Company K
Edmund Kelly - Sergeant   
I've been told that Edmund died at Vicksburg, but I have not seen the record.
Contact Name:  Susan Mulledy
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Date Added:  8/24/2011
Company K
Rufus S. Knight - Corporal   
My 3rd great grand uncle (my gr-gr-gr gm''s bro). He was a Humphreys Co., TN native. Joined regiment in May 1861 served entire war, paroled in NC in May 1865. Wounded several times, fought numerous battles, Port Hudson, Raymond, Franklin, Chickamauga, Atlanta, etc... Captured at Ft. Donelson....a real soldier and hero! What became of him after the war? I can find nothing about him after his parole. One of a handful of original members of the 50th who served (and/or survived the entire war).
Contact Name:  David Jones
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Date Added:  12/15/2004
Company K
David Webb - Private   
1804-1892 Enlisted in April 1863. Wounded at the Battle of Raymond, Mississippi, in May 1863. Discharged from service in August 1863.
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  3/8/2013
Company K
George Morgan Webb - Private   
1827-1899
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  3/9/2013
Company K
Levi C Webb - Private   
1831-1862
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  3/9/2013
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