Thomas Lloyd Tunnell, Private, Company B 43rd Regiment MS Volunteers

1. Full names of soldier. Thomas Lloyd Tunnell
2. Rank, unit served with, etc. Private Company B 43rd Regiment MS Volunteers

Company B — 43rd MS Infantry Volunteers, CSA
“Lowndes Riflemen”
Columbus, Lowndes County, MS
31 March 1862

Captain John M. Billups
Captain William H. Hargrove

Private Thomas L. Tunnell — captured Vicksburg; 11/19/64 declared unfit for field service and detailed as teamster; returned to the ranks and was wounded 11/30/64 at Franklin, TN (severe simple flesh wound of right shoulder by conical ball); captured 12/17/64 Franklin; not forwarded as POW until 1/5/65 (probably due to severity of wound); POW 1/11/65 Camp Chase, OH; released from there at war’s end

3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of.
Born 11/13/1836 Steens, MS
Married Martha Frances Stone 8/30/1860
Died 8/15/1914

4. Was he wounded at Franklin? Captured? Missing? Killed?
Wounded 11/30/64 at Franklin, TN (severe simple flesh wound of right shoulder by conical ball); captured 12/17/64 Franklin; not forwarded as POW until 1/5/65; POW 1/11/65 Camp Chase, OH; released from there at war’s end

5. Survive Franklin? Survive the war? YES

6. Your exact relation? Great Great Grandfather

7. Burial place? Piney Grove Cemetery Steens MS

8. Any pictures of the soldier: in uniform? Before or after the war? NO

9. Surviving letters, diaries, or documents you’re willing to share? I have a copy of TL Tunnell’s Parole Paper from Vicksburg

10. The email address for you to be contacted? fredlewis@swbell.net

Regards
Fred Lewis
Houston, TX
fredlewis@swbell.net

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