Photo: 48th TN Infantry Regt. flagAge at Enlistment: 29
Length of Service: 1861-1862
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