AMMON ASBURRY MARTIN
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 10 August 1837 in DeKalb County, TN
Died: 15 January 1913 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Martin Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Ammon Asbury and Nancy (Unknown) Martin

Married: Parizetta E. Elrod on 19 February 1857 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 7 April 1841 in DeKalb County, TN
Died: 12 November 1917in White County, TN
Buried: Martin Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Possibly the daughter of Jane Elrod or Nancy (?Elrod?) Medlin

Children:

  1. Martha A. Martin
  2. Felix N. Martin
  3. Mary E. Martin
  4. Tennessee Martin
  5. Alexander Martin
  6. Thomas N. Martin
  7. Harrison G. Martin
  8. Hixey Martin
  9. California Martin
  10. Nancy Jane Martin
  11. Viola Martin

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-Law: Jacob Cronkette Barr - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry
  • Half- Brother: Edmund Harrison Green - 22nd Tennessee (Murray's) Battalion (CSA)

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry
Company A
CSA

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Captured 5 July 1863 in Manchester, TN; Forwarded to Nashville 12 July 1863; Transferred to Louisville, KY 15 July 1863
  • On a list of Deserters from the Rebel Army to be released to Louisville, KY on taking the Oath of Allegiance on 12 July 1863
  • Received at Military Prison, Louisville, KY 15 July 1863 from Nashville - To be released at Louisville, KY on taking the Oath of Allegiance
  • Deserter from Rebel Army -- Discharged 12 September 1863
  • Roll of Prisoners of War at Military Prison, Louisville, KY released during the month of September 1863. Took the Oath on 12 September 1863 and sent north by order of General Boyle.

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company B
USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Enlisted as a Private; Left as a Private
  • Enlisted 6 December 1863 in Carthage, TN
  • Age: 27
  • Enlistment - 30 April 1864: Present
  • 30 June 1864: Present
  • Jul & Aug 1864: Present
  • Sep & Oct 1864: Absent sick in Hospital in Carthage, TN since 22 Oct 1864
  • Nov & Dec 1864: Present
  • Muster Out: 14 April 1865 in Nashville, TN

US PENSION APPLICATION

Widow's Pension Application:

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 50 [living with John and Nancy (Martin) Lafever. Nancy is believed to be his mother.]
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 49
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 159
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 196C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN Page 98A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN Page 113A

ADDITIONAL DATA