NATHANIEL S. MASSA
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 23 September 1837 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 17 February 1915in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Bloomington Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Adam Durham and Margaret Guriah (Smith) Massa

1st Married: Amanda Minerva Campbell about 1869 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 1837 in Tennessee
Died: 23 September 1889 in Putnam County, Tennesse
Buried: possibly in an unmarked grave in Boiling Springs Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: John Edward and Elizabeth (McBride) Campbell

No Children

2nd Married: Mary McDole Rice on 24 December 1891 in White County, Tennessee
Born: Jul 1863 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 30 March 1926 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
Buried:
Parents: Jim and Eliza (Clouse) McDole
Widow of: Samuel Rice

Children:

  1. Mary E. Massa
  2. Infant Massa

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: William Massa - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother-in-law: Spartan Maccah Campbell- 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother-in-law: Watson C. Campbell - 25th Tennessee Infantry - CSA
  • Brother-in-law: Joshua Thomas - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry
  • Brother-in-law: John Rice - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry

MILITARY INFORMATION

25th Tennessee Infantry
Company E

ABSTRACT:

  • Enlisted as a Private and left service as a Private
  • Age 23
  • Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Camp Myers
  • 25 Jul - 31 Oct 1861: Not Stated
  • 30 Jun - 1 Nov 1862: Absent without leave from 16 May 1862 up to 31 Aug 1862, absent time deducted
  • Sep - Dec 1862 (dated 12 Jan 1863): Wounded and at Hospital
  • Jan & Feb 1863: wounded in battle at Murfreesborough 31 Dec 1862
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Wounded and at home with leave furloughed from Hospital at Murfreesboro
  • May & June 1863: wounded at Murfreesboro furloughed from Hospital by authority of Surgeon Yandle at home not able to return
  • Jul - Dec 1863: wounded at Murfreesbor and furloughed from hospita by authority by Surgeon Yandle. Now at home in White County, TN
  • Jan & Feb 1864: wounded at Murfreesbor and furloughed from hospita by authority by Surgeon Yandle. Now at home in White County, TN
  • 6 Apr 1864: Wounded at Murfreesboro, 31 Dec 1862 and furloughed
  • Mar - Dec 1864: Wounded at Murfreesboro, 31 Dec & furloughed from hospital by authority of Surgeon Yandle. Now at home in White Co., Tenn.
  • 16 Jan 1863: Appears on a list of killed, wounded and missing, in Cleburne's Division, Hardee's Corps A. T., in the battle of Murfreesboro, Tenn., 31 Dec 1862. Slightly wounded in leg.

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company C

USA

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left service as a Private
  • Age: 26
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Light
  • Born: White Tenn
  • Occupation: Farmer
  • May & Jun 1864: Present
  • Mustered Out: 5 Jul 1865
  • Enlistment Papers Included

US PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN Page 93
  • 1860 Census: White County, TN, Page 64
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 222
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 108A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 93B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 108B