HIRAM HUSTON BEASLEY
8 th TENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

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

Married: Mary Malissa Wassom about 1860 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 12 Dec 1830 in Tennessee
Died: 2 May 1907 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Beasley Family Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Elijah and Cassa (Garrison) Wassom

Children:

  1. William T. Beasley
  2. Rebecca "Beckie" Beasley
  3. Avo Tennessee Beasley
  4. James Henry Beasley
  5. Isaac Houston Beasley

MILITARY INFORMATION

13th Tennessee (Gore's) Cavalry Regiment
(also known as 8th Tennessee 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

S2083

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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