More Hamilton County Confederates

Tuesday, June 26, 2001

(These are excerpts from a forthcoming book on Confederate soldiers from Hamilton County by Nat Hughes and John Wilson. Please email news@chattanoogan.com of any additions and corrections.)

HACKETT, Sgt. Albert Torrence Barry's Btry.
Born 30 June 1829 at Lawrenceville, GA. Enl. Oct., 1862 at Knoxville; paroled May 11, 1865 at Meridian, MS; res. of Barnesville, GA. He married twice, 1st Jane Payne on 27 Sept. 1854. She was born 30 Oct 1834 and died 9 Oct. 1860 in Ringgold. Second, he married Adelia McConnell. He lived the last 50 years of his life in Ringgold (prominent atty, solicitor general for district), but died in Chattanooga March 20, 1911 at the home of his grandson, J. Roy Johnson and buried in Ringgold. [Brown's Diary; CT March 21, 1911; UDC2 pg 216.]

HACKETT, Wright Smith 1Lt. Co. C, 16TN
Born 1834, he was son of Samuel H. Hackett of Greene Co. Educated at Harvard and Tusculum colleges, he became a lawyer prior to the war. He served in Savage's 16TN and was killed at Atlanta, July 22, 1864. He was buried at Griffin, GA, then re-interred at Forest Hills Cemetery, Oct. 31, 1899, the same day as F.M. Walker. Also shown as buried in CSA Cem. [CDT, Nov. 1, 1899]

HADDOCK, W. C. Winston's Lt. Arty.
Born 1839 in AL. Lived in GA before moving to HC where in 1860 he was farm laborer with wife Elizabeth J. Enl. Dec. 14, 1862. Sick in hospital at Chattanooga, Dec. 1862 and deserted Dec. 21, 1862.

HADDOX, David C. Co. D, 37TN
Born 1845 in GA, son of David and Lydia of Zion Hill. Enl. Sept. 1, 1861 at Knoxville.

HAFLEY, Winston C. Co. C, Walker's Bn., Thomas
Legion (NC Inf.)
Born 1848, Athens, TN. Res. Blount Co., TN. Enl. 1862. Reported present Sept.-Oct 1862 and Jan.-April 1863; absent without leave May-June 1863; present Sept.-Oct. 1863; deserted Dec. 6, 1863; took USA oath at Knoxville, Dec. 16, 1863. Dealer in music in Chattanooga c1895. Poet and song-writer. Died in Atlanta, GA. May 9, 1904 and buried there. [NBFM2]

HAGAN, Richard Wallace 4TN Cav. (Murray's)
Born Nov. 25, 1845 in Baltimore and came to Chattanooga as child with his family. Enl. Aug., 1862 in 4TN Cav. (Carter's); lost his horse at Perryville and rode out of KY on limber of White's TN Btry, which he proceeded to join. Fought at Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Atlanta Camp. Res. of Hill City. Merchant. Member of NBF Camp, 1895-96. Died at home on 312 Forest Ave, April 10, 1930 and buried Chattanooga Mem. Park. [NBFM2, 6; CT April 11, 1930]

HAGGARD, John T. Co. D, 17TN (Newman's)
Born Bedford Co., TN, 1836. Enl. July 16, 1862 at Estill Springs. Wounded at Franklin. Surrendered at Greensboro, NC, May, 1865. Res. of Chattanooga in 1903 but had become "peevish, fitful, cross." By 1910 "living on charity of friends." A burden to his children with whom he lived, when his welcome was worn out in Chattanooga he would go to Aubrey, TX for a few months, then return. [TP 5815]

HAGGARD, William H. Sgt. Co. B, 5TN Cav.
Born 1829 in TN. 1860 farmer at Chattanooga with wife Lorena and six children. [1860HC}

HAIR, Larkin Home Guards
Born Dec. 6, 1812; died Jan. 8, 1897. Wife was Cynthia L. Buried in Citizens Cem.

HALE, Benjamin M. Co. D, 36TN
Born 1827 in VA; blacksmith in Ooltewah. Married S.J. [1860 HC Census]

HALE, Bill Co. C, 3TN Cav. Bn.; Co. B,
1TN Cav. (Carter's)
From Grasshopper Creek area, HC. [Roark, Hardtack and Hardship]

HALE, Cpl. Claiborne D. Co. I, 19TN
Born 1839 in TN, son of Elijah. Farmer at Harrison. Enl. May 20, 1861., Knoxville. Prom. to a Cpl. Deserted Dec. 28, 1862. [1860HC]

HALE, Madison Co. C., 31TN
Born July 16, 1827 in Washington Co., TN and moved as small boy to Jefferson Co. where he became a farmer. Married (1846) Nellie J. Bryson. Enl. Dec. 1862 but his health was frail, and he was discharged Jan. 8, 1863. Res. 1895 Chattanooga. Invalid. Member of NBF Camp who died July 31, 1891 and was buried in CSA Cem. [NBFM2, 7]

HALE, Lt. William M. Co. I, 19TN
Born about 1840, son of Elijah Hale, at Harrison. Farmer. Enl. May 20, 1861, Knoxville. Wounded at Shiloh. Prom. to 2nd Lt., May 10, 1862. Slightly wounded, Murfreesboro, Dec. 31, 1862; Jan. 8, 1864, absent on special recruiting duty. Deserted and took USA Oath, Dec. 27, 1863, HC. To remain north of Ohio River.

HALEY, James Co. L, 35TN
Fifty-four years old in 1862, he enl. at Chattanooga, but was discharged not long afterwards as a "non conscript."

HALEY, 1st Sgt. Joel Thomas . Co. B, 3GA Bn. Born Nov. 9, 1836 in Danielsville, GA. Was wounded at the battle of Jonesboro, and when he re-enlisted, he started his own company. Married 11 Oct. 1866 to Cornelia Cornelia Jones in Franklin Co., TN. She was born 14 Nov 1845 in Hart Co., GA and died 20 July 1926 in Atlanta, GA. He died Jan. 14, 1894 in HC. Buried Forest Hills Cemetery. [TWP, p. 145; UDC2 pg 218.]

HALEY (Hailey), John Cloud Co. L, 36TN; Co. L, 35TN; Co. A, 4TN Cav.; Co. B, 2TN Cav.
Born April 12, 1844 in Roane Co., he was son of William B. Haley. Enl. May, 1861 in the Indian Territory in Co. H, 2TN Cav. (Ashby's Brigade). Enl. Jan. 9, 1862 at Chattanooga, Co. L, 36TN; moved on to Co. L, 35TN, then in July, 1862, to Rice's Cavalry. Wounded four times. Captured in battle of Somerset, KY, Mar. 29, 1863; imprisoned at Johnson's Island and later Point Lookout, MD. Came to Chattanooga after war and became a river boat pilot in 1867. Was mate or captain on "nearly every boat that ran on the TN, including the M.H. Clift which blew up, injuring him severely. Resided in Hill City, 1910. Member of NBF Camp, 1895. He married Mary Jane Montgomery, born 13 Oct 1848 and died 31 May 1906. Moved to family farm in Roane Co., 1913. Died at Eureka, TN, Jan. 19, 1915 and buried there. [1910HC; CT Jan. 20, 1915; NBFM2; UDC1 pg 173]

HALL, Alexander Co. L, 36TN; Co. L, 35TN
Born c1830 in NC and farm laborer in household of C.B. Champion, 1860. Enl. Jan. 9, 1862 in Co. L, 36TN at Chattanooga; transferred to Co. L, 35TN; fought at Murfreesboro and was paroled at Greensboro, NC, May 1, 1865.

HALL, Isam P. 2d Co. B, 15TX
Born 1846, Ga. 1910 stacker for lumber co. Res. Cross St. with wife Maudie (m. 1865) in household of son Jeff. [1910HC]

HALL, J. P. Co. A, 1GA Cav.
Born Lumpkin Co., GA. Enl. April, 1863. Lost eye from explosion of shell. Surrendered May 12, 1865 at Kingston, GA. To TN in 1868. Laborer in brickyard. Wife was M. Jane. Res. of Chattanooga in 1915. [TP 14,741]

HALL, J. T. Co. H, 26TN
Born c1842. Enl. July 8, 1861, Knoxville; Captured Fort Donelson, Feb. 16, 1862, and imp. Camp Douglas.

HALL, John A. Co. H, 26TN
Born c1842. Enl. Aug. 6, 1861, Knoxville. Honorably disch. Dec. 6, 1861., Bowling Green.

HALL, John C. Co. H, 26TN
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