HIRAM HUSTON BEASLEY
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1831 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 22 Feb 1902 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Beasley Family Cemetery,Putnam County, TN
Parents: Jesse and Rebecca (Unknown) Beasley

Married: Mary Malissa Wassom about 1860 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 12 Dec 1850
Died: 2 May 1907 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Beasley Family Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Elijah and Cassa (Garrison) Wassom

Children:

  1. William Beasley
  2. Rebecca "Beckie" Beasley
  3. Avo T. Beasley
  4. James Beasley
  5. Issac Beasley

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 thTennessee (Gore's) Cavalry Regiment
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company C

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 1 Sep 1862 at Cookeville, TN
  • Captured near Sparta on 10 Aug 1863
  • Captured near McMinnville on 11 Aug 1863
  • Transferred to Louisville, KY
  • Received at Camp Chase, OH on 14 Aug 1863
  • Transferred to Fort Delaware, ME on 29 Feb 1864
  • Exchanged 27 Feb 1865

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 10 Aug 1899
  • Rejected
  • Member: 8th TN Cavalry, Company C
  • Residence: Brotherton, Putnam County, TN
  • Wounded at the Battle of Franklin, TN by gunshot wound to the groin
  • Born: 1831 in Jackson County, TN
  • Enlisted 1862 in Captain Woolsey's Co., Col. G. G. Dibrell
  • Captured in a skirmish at Rock Island, TN
  • Wife is 65 years old
  • 3 sons and 2 daughters
  • Attest: P. B. Rector & George M. Moore

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 238
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 35
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 291
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 136B
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 4A