PENDLETON COUNTY CIVIL WAR VETERAN INFORMATION
 COMPILED & submitted BY MARJORIE STITH JONES, THANKS SO MUCH MARJORIE!

Transcribed by Bonnie Snow

 

Please Note:  Marjorie is in the process of locating veterans in the Civil War from Kentucky.  She has many records from the National Archives and has sent me summaries, which I have posted to this site.  If you have information relating to Pendleton and surrounding counties that is about men serving in either Union or Confederate armies - she would appreciate your input.  Her ultimate goal is to have a complete history of Pendleton County's contribution to the Civil War effort.  Please contact Marjorie Stith Jones  and help her with this wonderful endeavor!  Thanks, Bonnie

Also Note:  All birth, marriage, & death records found on this page have been verified by Marjorie Stith Jones.

 

 

 

WILEHAM, ABRAM G.

Enlisted:  10 Oct. 1861
Rank:  Major
Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad
Received Honors for:  "Gallantry & Honor
Battles:  Stone River Campaign; Battle at Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Died:  05 Oct. 1863 - Killed by Guerillas while impressing horses in Pendleton County, Kentucky
Buried:  Marlboro Cemetery, near Marlboro, Ohio

 

ABRAM G. WILEMAN MILITARY PAPERS
Received fro Various Sources
Pendleton County Historical Society Newsletter - Vol. I - Issues 4 & 4

Abram G. Wileman enlisted in the Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad, at Falmouth, Kentucky, from October 14, 1861 to February 8, 1862.  He was commissioned as a Captain on November 15, 1861.  He was mustered into service at Paris, Kentucky, on February 8, 1862, then put in charge, still as a Captain, of Company D, 18th Kentucky, Volunteer Infantry.  In February 1863, he was promoted to Major for "gallantry and honor in battle".  Major Wilman's commission was issued at Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  He was appointed Acting Assistant Inspector General of the Second Brigade, Crook's Division, on April 27, 1863.

He led his men through many battles in Kentucky and Tennessee.  Many of the soldiers were from Pendleton County, Kentucky and surrounding areas.

Wounds:  Gun shot flesh wound on the left forearm while in the battle of Chickamauga, Tennessee, on or about September 20, 1863.

Battles:
Battle of Richmond, Kentucky
Howe's Gap
Battle of Chickamauga

Birth:  1821 - Stark County, Ohio

Married:  First to Ester C. Coats, November, 1844, Chester County, Pennsylvania (divorced); married second on October 28, 1858 in Pendleton County, Kentucky, to Parthenia A. Race.

Death:  05 October 1863, killed by Guerillas at his home near Knoxville, Pendleton County, Kentucky.

G. A. R. Camp at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky was named for Abram Wileman:
Major A. G. Wileman Camp
Number 5
Grand Army of the Republic

 

 

DOUGHERTY, JAMES

Enlisted:  14 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Captain
Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad & Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.
Discharged:  20 Sept. 1864
Battles:  Prisoner of War at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky; Stone River Campaign; Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia; Hoover Gap, Tennessee
Died:  05 May 1889
Last Address:  Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Buried:  Either at Falmouth or in the Dougherty Cemetery, Pendleton County, Kentucky

JAMES L. DOUGHERTY'S MILITARY & PENSION PAPERS
RECEIVED FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES - JUNE 1992
25 MILITARY PAPERS, 2 MARRIAGE LICENSE & MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE, 47 PENSION PAPERS, 74 TOTAL PAGES

James L. Dougherty enlisted 14 October 1861, as a Private in Company D., 18th Kentucky Volunteers Infantry, for a period of three years.

He served in Captain A. G. Wileman''s Company (Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad) prior to the Infantry.  He was promoted to First Sergeant and was again mustered into service on 08 February, 1862, at Paris, Kentucky, in Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteers, Infantry.

Prisoner of War:  At Richmond, Kentucky on 30 August 1862.  Paroled at Richmond, Kentucky on 30 August 1862.  No further records.

Promotions: 
15 Nov. 1861 - 1st Sergeant
23 March 1863 - 2nd Lieutenant
15 April 1863 - 1st Lieutenant
23 Aug. 1863 - Captain

He was discharged and re-enlisted on 22 March 1863, due to promotion to 1st Lieutenant.

Battles:
Battle of Richmond, Kentucky - August 1862
Stone River Campaign to Chickamauga, Tennessee - Summer 1863
Battle of Chickamauga, Tennessee - September 19 & 20, 1892
Hoover Gap, Tennessee - 24 June 1863

Final Discharge:  Resigned his commission at Ringold, Georgia, on the 20th day of September 1864, due to health.

Description:  Height - 6'1"; Hair - Light; Eyes - Mixed Gray & Blue; Complexion - Light.

Birth Date:  19 January 1839, location unknown

Died:  05 May 1889 - burial site unknown

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  James was a Captain in the above unit and led his men in all the battles from Stone Ridge to Chickamauga in 1863.  In almost all of the different men listed below, you will find an affidavit and sometimes more than one from James Dougherty verifying their claims.  James' death was due to service related health problems.  James was the son of Jonathon Dougherty and his second wife, Elizabeth Dougherty.   He was the cousin of Alfred Mileham and the nephew of Ebenezer & Ann Doughterty Mileham.  James married Ellen Callahan on 29 December 1864.  Her last address was Demossville, Pendleton County, Kentucky.  Most of the papers were sent from Pendleton & Kenton County, Kentucky.  "I am sure James is buried at Falmouth, Ky as he was a prominent citizen and at one time was Mayor of Falmouth."

 

 

CROWDER, ANDERSON

Enlisted:  14 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Private
Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad & Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.
Discharged:  15 Aug. 1865 at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
Died:  11 May 1880; location unknown but he lived at Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky

ANDERSON CROWDER PENSION PAPERS
RECEIVED FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES - 21 TOTAL PAGES

Anderson Crowder enlisted as a Private in Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, on the 15th day of August, 1862, at Demossville, Kentucky, for a three year period.

Records show he was Orderly Sergeant.
Rolls from enrollment to February 28, 1863 - present
March & April 1863 - Absent (Note from Janes Dougherty, Captain of Regiment states that this should have read: "Light Duty")
Detached in Gun Boat on Cumberland River - March 22, 1863
Roll of May & June 1863 - Absent without Remark
Return for May 1863 does not report him as absent
Return for June 1863 - Absent - Sick
Murfreesboro, Tennessee - June 24, 1863
Subsequent rolls to December 31, 1863, absent at Convalescent Camp at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, since July 3, 1863.
On roll of Company D, 19th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers, (to which he transferred) for January & February, 1864 - Present
March, April, to April 30, 1865 - Present
He was mustered out of service with detachment, June 23, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky.

Company returns of October 1862 shows him sick at Pendleton County, Kentucky, since October 15, 1862.
No additional Information.
Books of Company D., 10th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers and Regimental Hospital Records not on file.

Discharged:  Probably June 23, 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky when he was mustered out.



Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Birth, probably circa 1838; died May 11, 1880, probably at his home and is buried near Knoxville, Pendleton County, Kentucky as he and his wife lived there many years.  Anderson married Priscilla E. Simpson, daughter of Alfred Mileham's aunt, Mary Mileham Simpson.  Many of the papers are in connection with a Widow's Pension but doesn't say much about her age, maiden name, etc.

 

WILLIAM H. CULBERTSON PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - December 3, 1997
14 Military Papers
1 Marriage License
15 Total Pages

William H. Culbertson served as a Private in Company D of the 4th Regiment of Kentucky Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War.

The Adjutant General states "that on the muster roll of said regiment for March and April, 1862, said soldier reported as a private and died from effects of wounds received in battle and on the return of said regiment for February 1862, he is reported died of the wound February 10, 1862, and last paid by Major Speed on October 31, 1861".

Battles:  Only One Recorded:
Battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky, across the Cumberland.
While on line of duty at Sommerset, Kentucky, wounds were received at the Battle of Mill Springs, on 9th of February, 1862.  He died from the wounds on 10th of February, 1862.

Burial site unknown

No Description

Birth Date:  Circa 1819/1820 in Kentucky

Married:  Isabella Elliott on 16 September 1841 at her father's home in the county of Kenton, Kentucky.  Isabella married second to Richard Hightower in 1877. 

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Isabella was a sister of Mary Elizabeth Elliot Mileham.

 

 

 

ASHCRAFT, PERRY

Pension papers have been ordered from the National Archives.
Marjorie Stith Jones Notes: Perry Ashcraft was married to Susan Simpson, daughter of Mary Mileham Simpson.

 

 

 

ELLIOTT, HANSON D.

Enlisted:  14 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Private
Company D., 18th Kentucky Volunteers &  Company C, 17th Regiment, Veteran Reserve Corps.
Discharged:  09 Feb. 1865 at Indianapolis, Indiana
Battles:  Prisoner of War - Stamping Ground, Kentucky; Battles in Tennessee.
Died:  02 July 1908
Last address:  Demossville, Pendleton County, Kentucky

 

HANSON D. ELLIOTT PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - October 30, 1992
Certificate # 417707
20 Total Pages

Hanson D. Elliott enlisted on October 14, 1861, at Falmouth, Kentucky, as a private in Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, for three years of service.

Rolls from April 30, 1862 to discharge:
April 30 to August 31, 1862 - Present
April 30 to August 31, 1862 - Absent without mark
Returns for May, June, July, August, 1862 - Not on file
Roll for September & October, 1862 - Present
Captured at Stamping Ground, Kentucky on July 30, 1862 and Paroled.
Subsequent Rolls to April 30, 1863 - Present
May & June, 1863 - Absent without mark
Return for June, 1863 - Absent, sick at Murfreesboro, Tennessee, since June 24, 1863.
July & August, 1863 - Absent at Convalescent Camp, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
July 3, 1863 - Same report to June 30, 1864
July & August, 1864 - Transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps
August 27, 1864 - Transferred to Company C, 17th Regiment, VCR (Late 20th Company, 1st Battalion), at Convalescent Camp, Nashville, Tennessee.
December 31, 1864 - Present

Discharged:  Mustered out at Indianapolis, Indiana

Battles:  Not listed but captured and paroled at Stamping Ground, Kentucky

Description:  Height - 6'1 1/2"; Complexion - Dark; Eyes - Blue

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Hanson was born 14 October 1837 at Kenton County, Kentucky; he married twice, first to Nancy E. Middleton who died 12 April 1878, and second to Mary O. Warren on 18 December 1888.  Hanson died 02 July 1808, he is buried at the Wilmington Cemetery, Fiskburg, Kentucky.  His military stone reads:  Co. D - 18th KY INF.  Most of Hanson's papers were sent from Pendleton & Kenton County, Kentucky.  Hanson was the brother of Mary Elizabeth Elliott Mileham; brother-in-law of Alfred Mileham.

 

 

 

ELLIOTT, HUSTON

Enlisted:  24 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Wagon Master
Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad & Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteers
Discharged:  04 April 1865 at Goldbourough, North Carolina
Battles:  Thru Tennessee; Missing in action Sept. & Oct. 1863; Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia; Thru Georgia.
Died:  25 March 1919 at Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky
Last Address:  Knoxville, Pendleton County, Kentucky

 

Huston Elliott Pension Papers - also spelled Houston
Received from the National Archives - August 6, 1992
187 Total Pages

Huston Elliott enlisted on October 24, 1861 at Falmouth, Kentucky, in Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, for three years of service.

Marjorie Notes:  Huston's military papers and his military tombstone spells his name as "Houston".  His personal tombstone, undoubtedly picked out by relatives, says "Huston".  An affidavit in his papers states that the correct spelling is "Huston".

Rolls from August 31, 1862 to Discharge:
On roll to August 31, 1862 - Present
Return for May, 1862 - Not on File
Roll for September & October, 1862 - Absent w/o Mark
Return for September 1863 - Not on File
October 1862 - Absent In Commissary Department
Subsequent Rolls to August, 1863 - Present
September & October 1863 - Absent Temporarily With Train
November & December 1863 - Absent, Detailed as Wagon Master since December 25, 1863.
On Roll Company D, 10th Kentucky Volunteers, January & February 1864 (to which he had transferred).
March & April, 1864 - Absent on Detached Duty at Division 16th Headquarters.
Same Report on Rolls until February 28, 1865.

Discharged:  April 4, 1865, at Goldsboro, North Carolina

Battles:  Not listed

Description:  Height - 5'9"; Complexion - Light; Hair - Black; Eyes - Blue

Birth Date:  05 February 1836

Died:  25 March 1919; buried at Broad Ridge Cemetery, on Hwy., 467, out of Dry Ridge (Knoxville Rd., Grant County, Kentucky, about one mile from the Pendleton County line).

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Elliott Huston was born 05 February 1836.  He married twice, first to Mary Middleton who died in 1886 and second to Elizabeth "Lizzie" Clark on 26 January 1892.  Elliott was disabled due to being kicked by a mule and being stabbed in the eye.  Elliott was the brother of Hanson & Mary Elizabeth Elliott, brother-in-law of Alfred Mileham.  "Wife's affidavit states:  "Surname is spelled with two "t's".

 

 

 

Mann, Richard

Pension papers were ordered but not located at the National Archives.

 

 

 

MANN, TILFORD

Pension papers were ordered but not located at the National Archives.

 

 

 

ELLIOTT, NAPOLEON B.

Enlisted:  01 Aug. 1862 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:   Corporal
Company E, 7th Calvary, Kentucky Regiment
Discharged:  18 April 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee due to the loss of his right eye caused by kick of a mule and contraction of right hand from gun shot wound. 
Battles:  Thru Tennessee
Died:  15 May 1924 at Elrod, Ripley County, Indiana; buried at Wilmington Cemetery, Fiskburg, Kentucky
Last Address:  Dillsboro, Indiana.

NAPOLEON BONAPARTE ELLIOT PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - December 1992
68 Total Pages

Napoleon Bonaparte Elliott enlisted on 01 August 1862 by B. F. Robbins of the 7th Cavalry, at Falmouth, Kentucky, for a term of three years.  Also, by Captain Wm. A. McGinety Company E of the 7th Kentucky Regiment of the United States Cavalry.

Napoleon B. Elliott, a Corporal of Company E, 7th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry Volunteers, was enrolled on the 1st day of August 1862, at Demossville, Kentucky, for three years and reported as follows:

On Roll for January & February 1863 - Absent With Leave
March & April 1863 - Discharged for disability April 18, 1863, Nashville, Tennessee.  No evidence that the company was in action at Franklin, February 25, 1863.  Co. Mg. Report March 14, 1863, shows him:  Wounded in the right hand by accident - Regt. Hosp. records not on file.
On Roll Company E, 7th Kentucky Cavalry for January & February 1863.  William A. McGinety 2nd Lient. (subsequently Captain) is reported present.  Regiment near Nashville, Tennessee, February 28, 1863.
Company Mg. Reports show present for duty at Camp ? ? Kentucky, February 1 to 7, 1863 and Louisville, Kentucky from that date until March 1863.
Report dated June 27, 1863, from Surgeon General's Office:  Private Nap. B. Elliott, Co. E, 7th KY Cav. was admitted to No 19 GH, Nashville, Tenn March 17, 1863 with gun-shot wound in hip, diagnosis also given, Loss of Right Eye, caused by kick of mule, and discharged from service April 20, 1863.  Marjorie's Note:  One report says left hand and the other right hand.

Discharged:  18th of April 1863 at Nashville, Tennessee.  Written on side of discharge Paper:  "This soldier is at present at the USA General Hospital, No. 19, Nashville, Tennessee."  Discharged because of loss of right eye - caused by kick of mule.  Contraction of left hand from gun shot wound.  Signed by Wm. Gorgon, Surgeon.  Mailing address:  Gardensville, (Gardnersville) Pendleton County, Kentucky.

Battles:  Not Listed

Description:  Height - 6'; Complexion - Light; Eyes - Blue; Hair - Light; Occupation - Farmer.

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Napoleon Elliott was born 31 August 1839, the brother of Mary Elizabeth Elliott Mileham, brother-in-law of Alfred Mileham.  He married twice, first to Helen E. Goshorn on 17 February 1864, Helen died in August 1896.  Napoleon married second to Minnie Menefee on 06 October 1897, Minnie died circa December 1953 after moving back to Kentucky.

 

 

GANNON, WILLIAM

Enlisted:  10 Sept. 1861 at Camp Dick, Robinson County, Kentucky
Rank:  Private
Company D, 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers
Discharged:  16 June 1864
Battles:  Wounded in Action; Prisoner of War, Andersonville Prison, Georgia, 29 July 1864 - March 1865
Died:  14 Aug. 1916 at Cherokee County, Oklahoma

 

WILLIAM GANNON MILITARY & PENSION PAPERS
Received from William's great-granddaughter, Jean Warren, September 1993.
7 Muster Rolls
2 Casualty Sheets
1 Second Enlistment Sheet dated 06 January 1864
25 Miscellaneous Papers
33 Total Pages

William Gannon enlisted 22 September 1861, in Pendleton County, Kentucky.  Per military records, it states that William enrolled at Camp Dick, Robinson, Kentucky on 10 September 1861.  Another record states 22 October 1861.  William volunteered as a Private in Company D, 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry under S. S. Fry for a period of three years.

Battles:
Mission Ridge, Tennessee
Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Prisoner of War:
From 29 July 1864 to March 1865 at Andersonville Prison, Georgia, where he received no treatment for his wounds and was in poor health for the rest of his life due to the circumstances of prison life.

Discharged on 03 January 1864 from the above unit and re-enlisted on 04 January 1864, Chattanooga, Tennessee, as a Veteran Soldier in Company D, 4th Regiment of Kentucky.  Final Discharge:  16 June 1865, at Camp Chase, Ohio.

 

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  William was born 02 April 1842at Greesburg, Greenup County, Kentucky.  He married Eliba Simpson at Gardnersville, Grant County, Kentucky on 23 April 1867.  Elbia was born 20 September 1849 in Grant County, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Mary Mileham Simpson;  she died 03 September 1909 at Hot Springs, Arkansas.  William was discharged of 03 January 1864 and re-enlisted in the same company, reg., etc.  He was discharged on 16 June 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio, no reason was given for the discharge.  He was a prisoner of war at Andersonville Prison and also had a gunshot wound in the hollow of the instep of his right foot and in the same place at point of his elbow.  William and Eliba Simpson Gannon homesteaded in Cherokee Strip Run in the Territory of Oklahoma, in 1893.  William died August 14, 1916, in Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, he is buried at Maple Grove Cemetery, South of Cherokee, Oklahoma.  

 

 

MILEHAM, ALFRED  - Great-Grandfather of Marjorie Stith Jones

Enlisted:  14 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Sergeant
Police Guard Kentucky Central Railroad & Company D, 18th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.
Discharged:  25 Jan. 1863 at Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
Battles:  Battle of Richmond, Kentucky; Prisoner of War; Wounded at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky, received discharge.
Died:  04 Sept. 1882 at Emporia, Kansas, buried at Council Grove, Kansas

ALFRED MILEHAM MILITARY & PENSION PAPERS
RECEIVED FROM THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES
RECEIVED FROM GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN, ARLINE STITH DOUGHERTY & ROGER RODMAKER
RECEIVED MILITARY RECORDS FROM THE STATE OF KENTUCKY

Alfred Mileham enlisted on October 18, 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky, in Company D, 18th Kentucky Infantry Volunteers, for three years service.  Reports show a number of different dates for enlistment:  October 11-14-18 1861.

On Rolls from enrollment to April 30, 1861 - Present
4 Month Roll to August 3, 1862 - Name not borne
October 13, 1862 - Absent
Captured at Richmond, Kentucky, August 30, 1862 & Paroled (Regiment was in action then and there).
December 31, 1862 - Present
Certificate of Disability shows he was discharged at Lexington, Kentucky, January 25, 1863.
Prisoner of War Records show him Paroled at Richmond, Kentucky - 1862.
Dates & Places of Capture not stated.

Military Records:

Company Muster-in-roll as follows:
Paris, Kentucky - February 8, 1862 - Joined for duty and enrolled October 18, 1861, at Falmouth, Kentucky, for 3 years.  One month pay was received from the State of Kentucky.
From Enrollment to February 28, 1862 - Present or Absent not Stated.  Promoted from Private to Sergeant November 15, 1861.
March & April 1862 - Present
September & October 1862 - Remarks:  Captured at Richmond, Kentucky on August 30, 1862, and paroled.
November & December 1862 - Present
January & February 1863 - Discharged January 25, 1863, at Lexington, Kentucky, by order of General Wright.
Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 4, 1863 - Not Known.  Due $100.  Promoted Sergeant November 15, 1861.  Wounded Richmond, Kentucky, August 30, 1862.  Discharged for disability.  Remarks:  Dis'ld on Surg. Cert. of Sis. January 25, 1863.
Memorandum from Prisoner of War Records Obtained from Muster Roll, Volume 426, Page 7, #190:
Mileham, Alfred, Rank - S, No. of Reg't - 18.  State - Kentucky
Arm of Service - I., Co. - D
No information on capture, confinement, or hospital.  Says paroled at Richmond, Kentucky, 1862.  No further record.

General Index to Pension Files 1861-1934 - Civil War.  Roll #328.  Micro Copy # T288.  State of Kentucky Military Records:
Name:  Mileham, Alfred
Name of Dependant:  Mileham, Mary E.
Service:  D 18 Kentucky Inf.

Date of Filing    Class    Application #    Certificate     State
1863 May 11    Invalid     22001                29206                        
1884 Apr 8       Widow     314560             347639        Kentucky

Description:  Height - 5'9"; Complexion - Light; Eyes - Gray; Hair - Light; Occupation - Farmer

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Alfred Mileham was born 18 November 1832.  He married Mary Elizabeth Elliott on 31 May 1855 at Pendleton County, Kentucky.  Mary Elizabeth was born 1834, died 1912.  Alfred was discharged 25 January 1863 at Lexington, Kentucky, the discharge was due to disability when wounded at Richmond, Kentucky on 30 August 1862. He was taken Prisoner-of-War during the same battle.  Family Records show he is buried at Greenwood Cemetery, Council Grove, Kansas.  Can not locate grave.

 

 

SIMPSON, EBENEZER

Enlisted:  31 Aug. 1863 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Private
Company B, 40th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers & Company F
Died:  Lexington General Hospital, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky of inflammation of the lungs due to complications of measles.  Burial unknown.

EBENEZER P. SIMPSON PENSION PAPERS
Received from Jean Warren, great-great-granddaughter of Ebenezer Simpson's mother, Mary Mileham Simpson Tomlin.  Received February 1993.
19 total pages.

Pension Claimant:  Mary Mileham Simpson Tomlin, Mother - Claim No. 412,964

Ebenezer P. Simpson enlisted 31 August 1863, at Falmouth, Kentucky, as a Private in Company B, 40th Regiment. Kentucky Infantry for one years service.

On 31 October, 1863, shown as a Private in Company F, 40th Regiment Kentucky Infantry (Mtd.)

Rolls:
To 31 October 1863 - Present
November & December 1863 - Present
January & February 1864 - Present
May & June 1864 - Absent; sick in Hospital at Camp Nelson, Kentucky since 25 June 1864.
July & August 1864 - Present

Muster-Out Roll:
Dated at Catlettsburg, Kentucky, dated 30 December 1864 - last paid 31 August 1864.  Died in Hospital of disease at Lexington, Kentucky on 10 November 1864.

Inventory of the effects of Ebenezer Simpson, late a private of Company F of the 40th Regiment of Kentucky Infantry Volunteers, shows he died in U. S. A. General Hospital, at Lexington, Kentucky, on the 10th day of November 1863, by reason of inflammation of the lungs.  Further papers show that he died of complications caused by measles.

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:   Son of Mary Mileham Simpson Tomlin

 

 

SIMPSON, DAVID L.

Enlisted:  Aug. 1862
Rank:  ?
Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers
Discharged:  July 1895 at Louisville, Kentucky
Battles:  Battle of Chickamauga, Tennessee - wounded in action.
Died:  21 May 1921
Last Address:  Crittenden, Grant County, Kentucky

DAVID L. SIMPSON PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archive Trust Fund Board, Washington, D. C. - Received March, 1994
13 Total Pages

David L. Simpson enlisted on August 15, 1862, no city given.  He volunteered as a private in Company D, 18th Regiment of the Kentucky Volunteer Infantry under Colonel Warner.

Discharged:  July 1865, at Louisville, Kentucky

Battles:
Chickamauga, Tennessee in August or September of 1863.  He states "first day" and the battle began on August 16, 1863, and lasted until September 22, 1863.  David suffered an gun shot wound in the temple.

Description:  Height - 5'10"; Complexion - Fair; Hair - Light; Eyes - Blue

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Birth Date:  06 August 1842 at Crittenden, Grant County, Kentucky.  Died:  21 May 1921 at Crittenden, Grant County, Kentucky; burial site not listed.  Married first, Mary Mills Simpson; married second, Lizzie Tomlin Simpson, marriage dates not listed.  David was the son of Mary Mileham Simpson Tomlin.

 

 

SIMPSON, JAMES A.

Enlisted:  21 Oct. 1861 at Falmouth, Pendleton County, Kentucky
Rank:  Unknown
Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry
Discharged:  19 Oct. 1863
Battles:  Battle of Richmond, Kentucky; Stone River Campaign; Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia; Hoovers Gap, Tennessee
Died:  23 June 1919 at Kissimee, Florida

JAMES A. SIMPSON PENSION PAPER
Received from the National Archives Trust Fund Board, Washington, D. C. - August, 1993.
38 Total Pages

James A. Simpson enlisted on the 21st day of October, 1861, at Falmouth, Kentucky.  James Volunteered in Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.

Battles:  Marjorie's note:  I have no record of the battles James Simpson participated in but those of his company during those years were:
Battle of Richmond, Kentucky - August 1862
Campaign of Stone River to Chickamauga, Tennessee - Summer of 1863
Hoovers Gap, Tennessee - 24 June 1863
Battle of Chickamauga - September 19/20, 1863

Discharged:  19 October, 1863, at Chattanooga, Tennessee

Description:  Height - 6'1"; Complexion - Light; Eyes - Gray; Hair - Sandy; Occupation - Farmer.

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  James A. Simpson was born 22 September 1863 near Gardnersville, Grant County, Kentucky, the son of Mary Mileham Simpson.  He married Adrienne Maddox on 15 April 1873, Adrienne died 03 December 1896.  James was Post Master at Kissimmee, Osceola County, Florida for many years in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

 

 

SIMPSON, JOHN C.

Enlisted:  15 Aug. 1862
Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry
Rank:  Unknown
Discharged:  23 June 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee
Battles:  Stone River Campaign; Campaign of Chickamauga, Georgia; Battle of Mission Ridge; Tennessee; Wounded in Action.
Died:  03 Jan. 1918 near Williamstown, Grant County, Kentucky; burial site unknown

JOHN C. SIMPSON PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives Trust Fund Board, Washington, D. C. - April 1994
19 Total Pages

John C. Simpson enlisted on the 15th of August, 1862, at Knoxville, (Pendleton County), Kentucky, as a Private, in Company D., 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers under Captain Wm. McPherson.

Battles:  Marjorie's Note:  No record of battles in the Pension Papers but during his three years of service his Company participated in the following:
Battle of Richmond, Kentucky - August 30, 1863
Campaign from Stone River to Chickamauga, Tennessee - Summer of 1863
Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee - November 23 to 25th, 1863
Battle of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee - November 25, 1863

Wounded:  In left thigh and right shoulder by gunshot at the Battle of Richmond, Kentucky on August 30, 1863.

Discharged:  23 June 1865, near Louisville, Kentucky

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Birth:  26 April 1843, son of Nathaniel & Mary Simpson; Married:  Margaret Jane Dale on 17 May 1866 near Demossville, Pendleton County, Kentucky; Died:  93 January 1918 near Williamstown, Grant County, Kentucky, burial site unknown.

 

SIMPSON, ABSALOM D.

Pension files were not located at the National Archives.

 

 

TOMLIN, ROBERT W.

Pension files were not located at the National Archives.

 

 

TOMLIN, EZRA

Enlisted:  15 Feb. 1864
Rank:  Private
Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry & Co. D, 4th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry
Battles:  Unknown; Prisoner of War
Died:  09 April 1865; Prisoner at Wilmington, North Carolina; Died of Typhoid Malaria Fever while in service.  Burial site unknown.
Wife's Last Address:  Gardnersville, Grant County, Kentucky

 

EZRA TOMLIN PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives April 29, 1993
12 Pages

Ezra Tomlin enlisted 15th day of February, 1864, at Knoxville, Kentucky, in Company D, 4th Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, to serve three years during the War, and mustered into service, as a Private, on the 4th day of March, 1864, at Covington, (Kenton County), Kentucky, in Company D, 4th Regiment of Kentucky Volunteers, to serve three years, or during the War.

On the Muster Out Roll of Company D, of that Regiment, dated August 17, 1865, he is reported:  "Died April 9th, 1865 at Wilmington, North Carolina, by reason of "Typho Malaria Fever".  The disease occurred while he was a Prisoner of War.  No location given.

No Battles listed.

No Birth Date listed.

Died:  09 April 1865; burial site not listed.

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Ezra was listed as being in A. G. Wileman's Company and on 05 February 1864 he enlisted at Knoxville, Pendleton County, Kentucky in Company D, 4th Regiment, Kentucky Mounted Volunteers.  Ezra married Harriet A. Daniels on 19 September 1863 at the home of her father, Charles Daniels, in the County of Pendleton, Kentucky.   They had no children.  Ezra died on his way home after being released as a Prisoner of War.  After Ezra's death, Harriett married Amos York on 06 December 1865.  Amos York was also a member of Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry.

 

 

YORK, AMOS

Enlisted:  Sept. 1861
Rank:  Sergeant
A. G. Wileman's Company & Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry
Discharged:  18 July 1865
Battles:  Unknown; Wounded in action.
Died:  06 March 1912; burial site unknown "body shipped to family burial ground near his old home."
Last Address:  Dry Ridge, Grant County, Kentucky

 

AMOS K. YORK PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - March 29, 1994
15 Military Papers

Amos K. York enlisted in Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry on 14 October, 1861, at Falmouth, Kentucky.

He received the rank of Sergeant in 1863.  Commanded by Colonel W. A. Warner.

Battles:  Marjorie's Note:  The only one listed was at Paris, Kentucky, where he received his injury while on patrol duty in 1862 and fell twenty two feet onto a railroad and damaged his right foot and spine.

Description:  Height - 6'2"; Complexion - Fair; Eyes - Blue; Hair - Dark.

 


Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:  Amos was born 18 July 1842 at Campbell County, Kentucky.  Amos married Harriet A. Daniels Tomlin, the widow of Ezra Tomlin on 06 December 1865.  He died 06 March 1912 at Lexington, Kentucky; burial place unknown - papers state that he was buried in the family burial ground near his home.

 

JONATHAN WYNN PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - December 4, 1997
1 Marriage Certificate & Marriage License
45 Total Pages

Jonathan Wynn enlisted at Falmouth, (Pendleton County) Kentucky, on 14 October 1861, as a Corporal, in Company D, 18th Regiment, Kentucky Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Captain Wileman.

Battles:  Not Listed

Mustered in to service February 8, 1862, at Paris, Kentucky
Roll of February 28, 1862 - Present
Roll shows present from June 30, 1863 to December 31, 1863.
January 18, 1864 - Transferred to 10th Regiment Kentucky Infantry.
Retransferred March 17, 1864, to 18th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry.
Muster Out Call dated at Goldsboro, North Carolina, April 04, 1865.
Reports show he was mustered out with his company on above date.
Hospital Records show Jonathan was admitted to hospital September 20, 1864.

One page in the Pension Papers Notes:
November, 1862 - Paris, Kentucky
July, 1863 - Big Springs, Tennessee
March, 1865 - In the Field Near Goldsboro, North Carolina

Discharged:  April 4, 1865, where discharge took place is not stated; Disabled by Disease.

No Description

No Birth Information

Died:  June 09, 1888; burial site unknown

Married:  First to Mary Ware, she died December 31, 1876; married second to Sarah B. Northcutt on 17 April, 1877 in Pendleton County, Kentucky.

 

 

DR. SAMUEL MILEHAM PENSION PAPERS
Received from the National Archives - June 1992

Dr. Samuel Mileham volunteered on 28 March 1864, and served as a Contract Surgeon in the United States Volunteers.

The records show that Dr. Samuel Mileham served under contract as Acting Assistant Surgeon U. S. Army from March 1864, to October 30, 1864 and was on duty as follows:
March to May 1864 - On duty at Cumberland General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee
June to September 1864 - On duty at General Hospital #15, Nashville, Tennessee.
October 1, 1864 to October 29, 1864 - On duty at Brown Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee
Contract was terminated on October 29, 1864 at his own request.
He is reported on weekly Reports of #15, General Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee, for September 19, 1864, "absent on sick leave: of 20 days and on same reports for September 16 and 20, 18 64 - "absent on sick leave".  Nature of illness not shown.  No further records found.

Marjorie Stith Jones Notes:   Discharged:  Since this was a contract, he wasn't officially discharged, but stayed in Nashville, Tennessee, until the capture of Atlanta, and in the fall of 1865, he returned home.  His health was very bad with diseases he picked up while at Nashville.  Dr. Samuel Mileham was born 22 December 1830 at Crittenden, Grant County, Kentucky.  He married first to Harriet Newell; he married second to Martha D. Castle of 05 November 1882.  Martha was born 1865 and died 1927.  Samuel died 03 November 1892 at Camp Point, Illinois.  Both Samuel and Martha are buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Camp Point, Illinois.  Samuel was a brother of Alfred Mileham.

 

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