LEWIS THOMAS BARNES
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 26 May 1826 or 1827 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: Before 6 January 1910 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: William Hopkins and Letitia (France) Barnes

1st Married: Mary Ann Mills on 29 January 1852 in White County, Tennessee
Born: about 1833 in White County, Tennessee
Died: Between 1 June 1880 and 1883 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: James and Rachel (Pennington) Mills

Children:

  1. Melissa Ozina Barnes
  2. Margaret Lou Barnes
  3. Calvin William Barnes
  4. William Lewis Barnes
  5. Caroline Barnes
  6. Mary Barnes
  7. James C. Barnes
  8. Alice Frances Barnes

2nd Married: Sarah ?Bohannon? in 1883 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: June 1829 in Tennessee
Died: after 1900 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents:

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 th(Gore's) Tennessee Cavalry
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • No Records Found

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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1ST ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 22 December 1905
  • Rejected
  • Resident of Brotherton, Putnam County
  • Member of the 8th Cavalry, Co. H., Captain Barnes
  • Diseases: Typhoid Fever for 3 months near Columbia, TN, which settled in his hips and thighs
  • Born in Putnam County, formerly Jackson County, on 26 May 1826
  • Enlisted: Co. H July 1862 in Col. Dibrell's division and Captain Barnes
  • Wife is 75 years old; 3 sons and 2 daughters
  • Attest: J. M. Whitson

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2ND ABSTRACT

  • Filed 8 July 1908
  • Accepted
  • Battles: Parker's Cross Roads, Sparta, in Texas with Forrest; in West TN;
  • Had Typhoid Fever in 1863, which fell in legs
  • Discharged by Captain at Knoxville
  • Wife: 78 years old
  • Children: 2 daughters and 2 sons
  • Wife: Mrs. L. T. Barnes
  • Attest: Columbus Jackson Davis and Matt Langford

Supporting Documents

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (8 July 1908) - Requested Service Records
  • War Department (11 July 1908) - No Record Found
  • Columbus Jackson Davis (15 July 1908) - Supports his claim
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners to Post Master (29 June 1910) - LTB has not signed his last voucher. Did he die or move?

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 235
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 146
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 140A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 31A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
6 January 1910
Vol. VIII, No. 1, Page 3

  • Barnes, Louis: Uncle Louis Barnes, an aged and respected citizen, died recently.

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Putnam County, Tennessee County Clerk's Office, Inventory of Estates, Vol. 5, Pages 3-4