Category Archives: Captured

James Alexander Penn, 6th Mississippi Infantry; captured after Franklin in Hood’s retreat

1. Full names of soldier: James Alexander Penn 2. Rank, unit served with, etc. 2nd Sergeant, Company A/6th Mississippi Infantry 3. Any personal info about the soldier that you’re aware of. He was born in Louisiana and at the beginning of the … Continue reading

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Elisha Parker Washburn, Co B, 175th Ohio Infantry, captured in Thompsons Station Nov 29th

My great great grandfather Elisha Parker Washburn was a private in Company B 175th Ohio Volunteer Infantry and was captured on November 29, 1864 at Thompson’s Station and died on or around Jan. 1, 1865 in Corinth, Mississippi. I know … Continue reading

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William Henry Heard, Pvt., Co D., 1st Arkansas Infantry

1. William Henry Heard 2. Pvt/Cpl, Co. D “Clan McGregor,” 1st Arkansas Regiment 3. Born June 13, 1840, Chico County, Arkansas. Died (on Feb. 2, as noted in his widow’s pension request, or on April 2, as listed on his … Continue reading

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Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tennessee Infantry (USA)

I am the Great Great nephew of Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tenn. Inf. USA he was captured at the battle of Franklin along with 7 other members of his Company. His military record is blank after this. If … Continue reading

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William L. Green, Co H., 8th Arkansas Infantry

I am a great-great grandson of William L. Green (1835-1927) who was wounded at the Battle of Franklin.  He was born in Henry County, TN, but grew up in Stewart Co., TN.  He enlisted as a Private in (New) Co. H, … Continue reading

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Lt. Henry B. Dillard, 33rd Alabama Infantry

My great grandfather, Lt. Henry B Dillard was wounded and captured a few days after the Battle of Franklin. He was sent to Ft Delaware as a POW for some time before he was released in a prisoner swap. He … Continue reading

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John Howell Sugg, 49th Tennessee Infantry

John Howell Sugg B – 7/24/1838 Shiloh, Montgomery county Tn. D – 4/25/1916, Erin, Houston county Tn. Enlisted in the 49th Tn Inf. Co. E 12/3/1861 Captured at the battle of Fort Donelson Tn February 1862 (His cousin Col Cyrus … Continue reading

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