Greer, David Crockett

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Photos: Service in CSA and Union Armies

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Age at Enlistment: 21

Length of Service: 1862-1865

State: North Carolina / Tennessee

Rank: Pvt

Unit: 6th NC Cavalry (CSA) and 13th TN Cavalry (union)

Service Record:  Enlisted 1 Nov 1862 in Co. F (CSA); went AWOL early 1863; Joined Union Sept 1863 into Co. I, reported sick at Camp Nelson, KY; duty as Company Cook (as was case w/ Confederates who switched sides); Discharged from US Army Sep. 1865 at Knoxville, TN

Survived War: Yes

Cemetery/Burial: David Greer Family Cemetery, Ashe County, NC

Soldier Info:  Born in Johnson, TN in 1841; Died in Ashe Co., NC in 1881

Relationship to Author: 5th Great Uncle