Cumberland Falls by: James E. Lawson

Civil War Veterans

Anderson, Henry H. USA Henry H. Anderson   served in the Civil war as a Pvt. in Co. H. 49th Ky. Inf. in 1863 and 1864.   Henry H. was born on May 6, 1842-44 to Robert Anderson and Keziah Sneed who were married in Whitley County in Oct. 1831.  Henry H. married Rebecca Hollen on Feb. 9, 1865 in Whitley County, Ky.  They had the following children:  Calvin S. (Coly) Anderson, John Wade, Charles, William Henry, Robert Abraham, Samantha J., Nancy C.., Manerva A., Merida M., and Harriet E.  Henry H. Anderson is buried at the Upper Mulberry Cemetary across from the Mulberry Church.  Some of his descendants still live in Whitley County, Ky and McCreary County Ky. today. He was my great-great-great grandfather
Della Perez  

Arthur, Edward F. CSA Camp No. 1783 , Sons of Confederate Veterans, Corbin, KY is named in honor of this courageous veteran.  Check out their website for more biographical information.#
BLACK, WILLIAM P.      USA Rank and organization: Captain, Company K, 37th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Pea Ridge, Ark., 7 March 1862. Entered service at: Danville, Ill. Born: 11 November 1842, Woodford, Ky. Date of issue: 2 October 1893. Citation: Single-handedly confronted the enemy, firing a rifle at them and thus checking their advance within 100 yards of the lines.

BROWN, JOHN HARTIES                  USA

Rank and organization: Captain, Company D, 12th Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Franklin, Tenn., 30 November 1864. Entered service at: Charlestown, Mass. Born: 1834, Canada. Date of issue: 13 February 1865. Citation: Capture of flag.
CALLAHAN, JOHN H.    USA Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 122d Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865. Entered service at: Macoupin County, Ill. Birth: Shelby County, Ky. Date of issue: 8 June 1865. Citation: Capture of flag.
Case, James D.   CSA  Co. H, 25th NC Inf. #
J. A. COOLEY, J. A.      CSA Served with the 37th. TN. Inf. #
DARROUGH, JOHN S  USA Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 113th Illinois Infantry. Place and date: At Eastport, Miss., 10 October 1864. Entered service at: Concord, Morgan County, Ill. Birth: Kentucky. Date of issue: 5 February 1895. Citation: Saved the life of a captain.
 
DAVIS, JOHN    USA Rank and organization: Private, Company F, 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry. Place and date: At Culloden, Ga., April 1865. Entered service at: Indianapolis, Ind. Birth: Carroll, Ky. Date of issue: 17 June 1865. Citation: Capture of flag of Worrill Grays (C.S.A.).
 
DEBUSK, PAULSER   CSA Served with Milam's VA Inf. and 5th. Tn Cav.   #
John R. Frost 1st Ky Calvery
For more info contact Larry &Laura Wright
Daniel L. Ferry 1st Tenn L. A. For more info contact Larry &Laura Wright
Fletcher, Lemuel J.    CSA Co. H, 25th NC Inf. 1862- #
HARMON James A.   Pvt Born 22 Feb 1844 Williamsburg, Whitley Co, KY died 1931 in Clay Co, WV son of Thomas R. and Catharine HARMON. James enlisted at Camp Dick Robinson 20 Aug 1861 in Co F, 7th Reg Ky Infantry Vols. He was injured 29 Dec 1862 in Chickasaw Bluffs, Mississippi from a bayonet being thrust in the left hand. He was mustered out 3 Oct 1864. James drew a pension.  He married his first wife, Millia Richmond in Whitley Co, they had 2 children, divorced and he married 2nd wife, Martha Willis, in WV.
Carol Boykin carboy@train.missouri.org
2740 Chestnut Dr
Cabool, MO 65689
HAYS, WILEY     CSA Served with  26th. Tn. Inf   #
HEATH, W.L.      CSA Served with   4th. Ky Inf.   #
HORSFALL, WILLIAM H. USA Rank and organization. Drummer, Company G, 1st Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Corinth, Miss., 21 May 1862. Entered service at : ------. Birth: Campbell County, Ky. Date of issue: 17 August 1895. Citation: Saved the life of a wounded officer lying between the lines.
HUDSON, AARON R.  USA Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 17th Indiana Mounted Infantry. Place and date: At Culloden, Ga., April 1865. Entered service at: La Porte County, Ind. Birth: Madison County, Ky. Date of issue: 17 June 1865. Citation: Capture of flag of Worrill Grays (C.S.A.)
HUGHES, OLIVER   USA Rank and organization: Corporal, Company C, 12th Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Weldon Railroad, Va., 24 June 1864. Entered service at: Albany, Ky. Born: 21 January 1841, Fentress County, Tenn. Date of issue: 1 August 1865. Citation: Capture of flag of 11th South Carolina (C.S.A.).
LAWS, GARLAND Garland Laws served with 8th KYVol. of the Union Army, from June 1, 1863 to Dec 17 1864 .  His son,  Caleb Laws stated they were from Whitley County before moving to Madison County.  Garland, son of James Laws, was born Feb 29, 1843 and died on Jan 27 1919. He was married to  Eliza Kirby. They both are buried in the Pilot Knob cemetery in Madison County.  For more information contact   GGGrandson, Lawsmd@aol.com
William C. Lynch Ky. 18th veterns Infatry F Co. as Pvt. He lived and is buried in Whitley Co.
Dennis R. Hale
PO Box 187
Strunk, Ky. 42649
dhale@highland.net
 
MATTINGLY, HENRY B. USA Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 10th Kentucky Infantry. Place and date: At Jonesboro, Ga., 1 September 1864. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Marion County, Ky. Date of issue: 7 April 1865. Citation: Capture of flag of 6th and 7th Arkansas Infantry (C.S.A.).

McCANN, WILLIAM   L.                                           CSA

Served with 4th. KY. Cav.   #
McMILLEN, FRANCIS M.                                         USA Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company C, 110th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865. Entered service at: Piqua, Ohio. Birth. Bracken County, Ky. Date of issue: 10 May 1865. Citation: Capture of flag.
Miniard, Hugh        CSA  Co. F,  6th GA. Inf. 1862-1865 #
Mitchell , Archibald       CSA #
MORRIS, WILLIAM T.  CSA Served with  9th. Va. Inf.   #
Myers,   Jefferson C.   CSA Co. B, 14th. NC Inf. #
NOBLE, DANIEL USA Rank and organization: Landsman, U.S. Navy. Born: 1840, Bath County, Ky. G.O. No.: 71, 15 January 1866. Citation: As landsman on board the U.S.S. Metacomet, Noble served among the boat's crew which went to the rescue of the U.S. Monitor Tecumseh when that vessel was struck by a torpedo in passing enemy forts in Mobile Bay, 5 August 1864. Noble braved the enemy fire which was said by the admiral to be "one of the most galling" he had ever seen and aided in rescuing from death 10 of the crew of the Tecumseh, thereby eliciting the admiration of both friend and foe.
Osborn , Ephraim   CSA CCA Co.    28th. TN Inf. 1862-1865  #
Robinson, John S.  CSA  Co. A  1st. KY Cav  1862-1865 #
Roden, Andrew L.  CSA Co. D, 59th. Tn. Inf. 8 mos. #
ROOD, OLIVER P. Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 20th Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 3 July 1863. Entered service at: Terre Haute, Vigo County, Ind. Birth: Frankfort County, Ky. Date of issue: 1 December 1864. Citation: Capture of flag of 21st North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).
James R. Smith CSA Co.B, 2nd (7th?) AR Cav. 1861-1865 #
STEINMETZ, WILLIAM Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 83d Indiana Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863. Entered service at: Sunmans, Ind. Birth: Newport, Ky. Date of issue: 12 July 1894. Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Travilier, Joab  CSA Co. F, 61st. Tn Inf. 1862-1865 #
   
WALKER, DR. MARY E. Rank and organization: Contract Acting Assistant Surgeon (civilian), U. S. Army. Places and dates: Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; Patent Office Hospital, Washington, D.C., October 1861; Chattanooga, Tenn., following Battle of Chickomauga, September 1863; Prisoner of War, April 10, 1864_August 12, 1864, Richmond, Va.; Battle of Atlanta, September 1864. Entered ser_vice at: Louisville, Ky. Born: 26 November 1832, Oswego County, N.Y. Citation: Whereas it appears from official reports that Dr. Mary E. Walker, a graduate of medicine, "has rendered valuable service to the Government. and her efforts have been earnest and llntirin~ in avariety of ways," and that she was assigned to duty and served as an assistant surgeon in charge of female prisoners at Louisville, Ky., upon the recommendation of Major_Generals Sherman and Thomas, and faithfully served as contract surgeon in the service of the United States, and has devoted herself with much patriotic zeal to the sick and wounded soliders, both in the field and hospitals, to the detriment of her own health, and has also endured hardships as a prisoner of war four months in a Southern prison while acting as contract surgeon; and
Whereas by reason of her not being a commissioned officer in the military service, a brevet or honorary rank cannot, under existing laws, be conferred upon her; and
Whereas in the opinion of the President an honorable recognition of her services and sufferings should be made:
It is ordered, That a testimonial thereof shall be hereby made and given to the said Dr. Mary E. Walker, and that the usual medal of honor for meritorious services be given her.
Given under my hand in the city of Washington, D.C., this 11th day of November, A.D. 1865.
(Medal rescinded 1917 along with 910 others, restored by President Carter 10 June 1977.)
Watkins,William   CSA     Co. K  59th NC Inf. 1862-1865 #
Wells, R. B.       CSA      24th. VA Inf. #
WELLS, R.B.    CSA Served with         24th. VA Inf.   #
   
   
WESTON, JOHN F.
 
Rank and organization: Major, 4th Kentucky Cavalry. Place and date: Near Wetumpka, Ala., 13 April 1865. Entered service at: Kentucky. Birth: Kentucky. Date of issue: 9 April 1898. Citation: This officer, with a small detachment, while en route to destroy steamboats loaded with supplies for the enemy, was stopped by an unfordable river, but with 5 of his men swam the river, captured 2 leaky canoes, and ferried his men across. He then encountered and defeated the enemy, and on reaching Wetumpka found the steamers anchored in midstream. By a ruse obtained possession of a boat, with which he reached the steamers and demanded and received their surrender.
WILLIAMSON, JAMES A. Rank and organization: Colonel, 4th lowa Infantry. Place and date: At Chickasaw Bayou, Miss., 29 December 1862. Entered service at: Des Moines, lowa. Born: 8 February 1829, Columbia, Adair County, Ky. Date of issue: 17 January 1895. Citation: Led his regiment against a superior force, strongly entrenched, and held his ground when all support had been withdrawn.

# denotes information received from members of the   Edward F. Arthur    Camp #1783 , Sons of Confederate Veterans, Corbin, KY ,Howard F. Swarts: Commander

 

All of the below Submitted to me by: Della Goodin, other names are who she got the info from.

Monument At the Whitley County Courthouse
Side Unknown

By: Della Goodin

Elias C. Boyd
Abel Cobb
John Craig
Marshall S. Eaton
Bailey Freeman
Thomas H. Grubb
W.W. Higginbotham
George W. Hill
William Lundy
Jeremiah Meadors
William Mink
Esam Parker
Robert T. Pemberton
Eliza Perkins
John Rains
Calvin P. Siler
Joseph Smith
Samuel W. Steele
Aaron Stinson
Edward Taylor
Joseph Tye

Note: Archibald Mitchell was on this monument also but he is listed below under Confederate.

Submitted by: Janie West
Unless another name is under the heroe's

UNION

Henry H. Anderson
(Submitted by: Della Goodin)

William P. Black
John Harties Brown
John H. Callahan
John Davis
Thomas Earls
Daniel Ferry
John R. Frost
James A. Harmon

James Madison Hinkle Sr.
(Submitted by: Lisa Hinkle Siders)

William H. Horsefall
Aaron R. Hudson
Oliver Hughes
William Lockard
William C. Lynch
Henry B. Mattingly
Francis McMillen
Daniel Noble
Oliver P. Reed
John F. Weston

CONFEDERATE

Edward F. Arthur
James D. Case
J. A. Cooley
Wiley Hayes
William L. Heath
  William L. McCann
Hugh Miniard
Archibald Mitchell
William T. Morris
Jefferson C. Myers
Ephraim Osborne
Andrew L. Roden
John S. Robinson
James R. Smith
William Watkins
R. B. Wells

 

 

 

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