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Captain T.C. Park's Company, Local Defense Troops      
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Dewitt Clinton Bivens - Private   
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Contact Name:  Derial Bivens
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Date Added:  3/15/2010
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Jacob Graves Eubank - Private   
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Contact Name:  Chareese Basila
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Contact Homepage:  alatiq20@yahoo.com
Date Added:  10/15/2017
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Newton MacKay McCord - Private   
Newton MacKay is my 3X Great-Grandfather
Contact Name:  Kevin McCord
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Date Added:  8/15/2010
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Daniel Porter Story - Unknown   
enlisted at Campbellsvile, Giles Co., TN in 53rd TN Infantry lead by Alford H. Abernathy. Daniel did not surrender at Fort Donelson on Feb 16, 1862, he was at home sick with the measels. He rejoined in fall of 1862 and died of chronic diarrhea or consumsption at a hospital in West Point, Mississippi in 1863.
Contact Name:  Milly Storey Holmes
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Date Added:  10/29/2005
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James Henry Story - Unknown   
Per John William Story on February 17, 1909:
James Henry enlisted at Campbellsvile, Giles Co., TN in Col Alford H. Abernathy's 53rd TN Infantry and organized by Capt. Jim Rittenbury. James did not surrender at Fort Donelson on Feb 16, 1862, he was (along with his brother Daniel) at home with measles. James had two sunstrokes in Army on forced marches which cripled him up seriously. Came in with Hood's raid Nov. 1864 but did not go out.
Contact Name:  Milly Storey Holmes
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Date Added:  10/29/2005
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John William Story - Unknown   
on Feb 17, 1909 John gives this account. John W. Story of East 9th Street, Columbia, TN. Capt. Jim Rittenbury organized a company at Cambellsville, Giles Co., TN which was in Col. Alford Abernathy's 53rd TN Infantry. 1st Lt. was John Clint Hanna. Other members of Capt. Rittenbury's company of which he recalls (other than his brothers Daniel and James) were: Jake Yokley, Milton E. Alexander (later Capt.) and George Washington Cameron.
Contact Name:  Milly Storey Holmes
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Date Added:  10/29/2005
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William H. Tungett - 1st Lieutenant   
Lt. Tungett was born in Giles County 7 OCT 1835 to Linsey Tungett and Melissa Foulks. Before the war he was overseer on the Eliza Clayton Plantation. Lt. Tungett was captured at Ft. Donelson , was a P.O.W. at Johnson Island in Sandusky , Ohio.
After the prisoner exchange in Vicksburg , Miss. he returned to Pulaski. He married Harriet G. Pentecost in 1864and they had a daughter named Elouie/Eloise who was born in 1865. Harriet died in 1875 and Lt. Tungett married Lavina Jane Ezell in 1878. Lt. Tungett died 15 DEC 1892 in Pulaski and is buried in the Maplewood Cemetery old white section.

Contact Name:  Allen Toungette
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Contact Homepage:  Toungette and related families
Date Added:  5/26/2014
Company A
thomas matthew downs - Private   
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Contact Name:  jerral downs
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Date Added:  2/11/2013
Company A
Thomas Matthew Downs - Private   
Thomas is my Gr,Gr,Gr,Grandfather. He is buried in Mitchell Cemetery in Lauderdale Co., Alabama. He was born 22 May 1840 and died 20 Dec 1900.
Contact Name:  Donnie Stanford
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Contact Homepage:  Yahoo
Date Added:  3/22/2008
Company A
James H. Hastings (Hastin) - Private   
James H. Hastings served with company A from Giles County. He was 18 in 1861, he was one of the few who escaped with N.B. Forrest before the surrender. He was with 2nd company K in the 35th TN until linking back up with the 53rd again after they where swapped and released and reformed.
Contact Name:  Jason Hastings
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Date Added:  6/11/2011
Company A
Joshua M. PERRY - Private   
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Contact Name:  Jane Harlan
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
Company A
George P. Shields - Private   
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Contact Name:  R. Shields
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Date Added:  2/1/2011
Company A
George William Williams - Private   
Brn Athens, AL. Was captured in Dec, 1763, sent to Rock Island POW camp, IL. Volunteered for Union service in 3rd US Vol Inf Rgt ('Galvanized Yankees').
Contact Name:  Wayne McCullough
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Date Added:  6/13/2008
Company B
William Porter Bullock - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Robert Bullock
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Date Added:  8/11/2011
Company B
William Henry Fogg, Sr - Private   
24Jul1830-07May1910
Contact Name:  Richard L Park
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Date Added:  10/2/2015
Company B
Joseph Christopher Green - Private   
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Contact Name:  Ralph Green
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Date Added:  12/21/2013
Company D
Andrew Jackson Helmick - Unknown   
A.J. Helmick's daughter, Martha Alice Helmick, married my paternal relative, Henry A. Holley on Dec. 7, 1890 in Giles County, Tennessee. Martha Alice was b. Aug. 1871. I am looking for info on Mr. Helmick and his affiliation with Co. D, 53rd Tennessee Infantry Regiment.
Contact Name:  Kay Holley-Humble
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Date Added:  11/20/2010
Company D
Elijah Pamplin - Unknown   
He fought at Ft. Donelson,Indiana and was made POW. He was transported to Camp Morton, Indiana where he died og typhoid pneumonia.
Contact Name:  Michelle Pamplin
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Date Added:  1/23/2007
Company E
George Washington Moore - 1st Lieutenant   
George is my 2GGrandfather. George Washington Moore enlisted as a Private in Co. E, 53rd Tennessee Infantry and arrived at Fort Donelson, TN on December 10, 1861. He was made a POW on February 16, 1862. He was sent to Johnson's Island POW camp in Sandusky, OH. He was subsequently sent to the POW camp at Camp Chase, OH on May 27, 1862. He was formally exchanged on September 11, 1862 at Vicksburg, MS. He rejoined his unit and was elected 1LT on September 26, 1862. He was captured again shortly after the Battle of New Hope Church, GA on June 5, 1864 and was again sent to Johnson's Island POW camp. He was paroled on June 15, 1865 after swearing a loyalty oath.
Contact Name:  Michael Moore
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Date Added:  6/6/2008
Company E
George W. Steele - Private   
My grandfather served in the 53rd Tn Inf from Dec 1861, until
his capture at Big Shanty, Ga. on June 15, 1864.However, He
served in Co.'C' 48th Tenn Inf, from April 1862-Dec 1862.
With the 53rd he saw action at Port Hudson,La, but was not captured at either Port Hudson or Vicksburg although the 53rd was listed as captured at BOTH places. He suffered sunstroke
near Big Black River, Miss, on July 6, 1863 and was hospitalized at Demopolis, Ala for 6 months.
He was never wounded, but suffered greatly as a prisioner at
Rock Island, Ill or Camp Douglas, Ill(or both places), He refused to take the oath of allegiance. He lived until 1903
and is buried near Rockvale, Rutherford County, Tennessee.
Contact Name:  Wayne Steele
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Date Added:  7/7/2008
Company F
Eldridge Newsom Bell - Private   
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Contact Name:  Anthony Duck
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Date Added:  9/4/2014
Company F
Weakley Gordon Kennedy - Private   
Buried at Jefferson Barracks, where he died as a prisoner of war.
Contact Name:  Robin D Boone
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Date Added:  6/28/2011
Company F
Joseph James Shannon - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Dale Qualls
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Date Added:  12/2/2010
Company G
Baxter S. Russell - Private   
Captured at Mississippi Ridge
Contact Name:  Kathy Saylor
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Date Added:  6/25/2008
Company I
Jasper Wiseman Wilson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Allen A. Wilson
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Date Added:  2/2/2005
Company K
Milton Elbert Alexander - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Adam
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Date Added:  5/4/2011
Company K
Andrew James Ashworth - Private   
Birth: About. 1839 in Tennessee
Death: Bet. 1885 - 1900 in Giles County, Tennessee
Sex: M
Father: Benjamin Ashworth b. About. 1816 in Tennessee
Mother: Elizabeth Keith b. About. 1810 in Tennessee

Occupation: Farmer

Contact Name:  Kim Wright McCarty
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.gencircles.com/users/strickland/1/data/23
Date Added:  8/17/2009
Company K
James Martin Hale - Private   
About Hale, James Martin
Along with brother John, James ' galvanized ' ' took the dog ' ( Oath of Allegiance ) and went over to the Union side. ( probably to get out of prison.) James M. Hale Regiment Name 53 Tennessee Infantry. Side Confederate Company K Soldier`s Rank_In Private Soldier`s Rank_Out Private. 53rd TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT Organized January 7, 1862; surrendered at Fort Donelson February 16, 1862; reorganized September, 1862; formed part of 4th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry, paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 1, Milton C. Alexander, Isaac James Rittenberry, Co. 'K'. Men from Giles County. Enrolled December, 1861. 1865.
Contact Name:  Glenn Land
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Date Added:  8/13/2006
Company K
George Washington Joines - Private   
Private during the Civil War, Confederate States of America, Co. K, 53rd RegimentTennessee Infantry (Captain Milton E Alexander's Co. Tennessee Volunteers) . Captured Feb 16, 1862 near Dover TN. Prisoner at Camp Morton, IN. Exchanged for Yankee soldiers in Vicksburg MS, Aikens Landing, Nov 10, 1862. Discharged March 21, 1863. Family story states his brother-in-law, told Yankees where he was hiding and was captured again on Nov 20, 1863. Was held in Nashville and sent to military prison in Louisville KY and later to Rock Island IL December 13, 1863. Camp later gained reputation of being a northern 'Andersonville'. Took oath of allegiance to the US and released May 21, 1865.
Contact Name:  Rose Childress
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Date Added:  3/7/2012
Company K
Elisha F Keltner - Sergeant   
Captured at the Battle of Fort Donelson on 16 February 1862 and sent to Camp Morton in Indianapolis, IN. He died in the camp on 2 June 1862. A second date of death has been listed, however most records favor the 2 June date. He was just 21 years old. Initially interred at Green Lawn Cemetery in Indianapolis. Around 1933, his remains and those of the other Confederates were disinterred and reinterred in Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, which is situated in a corner of the Crown hill National Cemetery, The Confederates were reburied into a mass grave.
Contact Name:  Donna Johnson
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Date Added:  1/1/2016
Company K
Jeremiah M Lovel - Private   
His last name should have been Lovell not Lovel.

He was born on August 10 1838 in Giles County Tn to Thomas William Lovell and Ursula Gibson. He married Emily Lovell and had 6 kids. He died on June 15 1865 and is buried in Gibsonville Cemt. in Giles County Va.
Contact Name:  Vincent B Lovell
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Date Added:  11/10/2005
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