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Roster of Co. A, 4th (East) Tennessee Cavalry (USA)

Read "Untangling the Swaffords of Company A"

= Died/killed during the War.

= Pension awarded.

For further information about these pension applications, visit the Tennessee Union Pension Applications Database.

This information was extracted from microfilm numbers M395-30 through M395-38 at the National Archives, Washington, DC.

Data for the 1890 Veteran's Schedule Census was taken from the book "1890 Civil War Veteran's Census - Tennessee" by Byron and Barbara Sistler, c 1978

Read the itinerary of Company A.

Some Interesting Facts

The most common surname in this company is Swafford. However, this does NOT mean that all these men were necessarily siblings, or even cousins, as Swafford was a very common name in Bledsoe County. In fact, there used to be a saying that was unique to Bledsoe County: "Look behind a tree, any tree, and you'll find a Swafford".

Demographics of Company A

Officers and Non-Commissioned - 28

Enlisted ranks - 89


Format and commentary copyright 1999 by Jessie Blalock.

Last updated October 15, 2000.

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