Greer, Nathan

Photo:  48th TN Infantry Regt. flag48th tn infantryAge at Enlistment: 29

Length of Service: 1861-1862

State:  Tennessee

Rank:   Pvt

Unit:   48th TN Infantry Regiment (Voorheis’s)

Service Record:  Enlisted in Co. F likely in 1861 although no specific date of enlistment in record; Captured at Ft. Donnelson, TN on 16 Feb 1862; appears as POW at Camp Douglas, IL on 1 Aug 1862; Record says he was set to be exchanged and the last time he appears is 7 Sep 1862, so it appears he almost certainly died at Camp Douglas in 1862.

Survived War:  No

Cemetery / Burial:  Likely at mass grave at Union prison Camp Douglas, IL – unk. Burial

Soldier Info: Born in Hickman Co., TN in 1832; Died at Camp Douglas, IL in 1862

Relationship to Author:   2nd cousin 6x