JOSEPH GIPSON
4 thTENNESSEE (MURRAY'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 25 December 1833 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 22 September 1918in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Bryant Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Tobias and Elizabeth (Haney) Gipson

Married: Elizabeth Bryant about 1865 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Born: 7 January 1850 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 9 May 1923 in Putnam County, Tennessee (Wudow's Pension says 1922)
Buried: Bryant Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents:

Children:

  1. James Gipson
  2. Phillip Gipson
  3. William Tobias Gipson

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: John William Gipson - 4th Tennessee (Murray's) Cavalry - CSA
  • Brother: George Gipson - 22nd Tennessee Infantry Battalion - CSA
  • Brother: Levi Gipson - 4th Tennessee (Murray's) Cavalry - CSA
  • Brother: Isaac Pinkney Gipson - 8th Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA

MILITARY INFORMATION

4 th(Murray's) Tennessee Cavalry
Company E

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Enlisted on 22 August 1862 at Dixson Springs
  • Jan - Feb 1863: Present
  • 22 Aug 1862 - 23 Jan 1863: Present

22 ndTennessee Infantry Battalion
Company E

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Enlisted on 22 August 1862 at Dixson Springs
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present but under arrest

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • 1st Application Filed 12 October 1906
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Baxter
  • Member of 4th Regiment of Tennessee; Cobler in Company K
  • Born in Jackson County, TN in 1836
  • Enlisted at Flynn's Lick in the 1862 under John P. Murray Colonel; Robert Gillbreath Captain
  • Battles: Murfreesboro; Nolenville, TN; Perry, KY
  • Married; Grandchild is living with him
  • Attest: W. P. Rush and W. W. Bower
  • 2nd Application Filed ???
  • Taken ill with a pain in the left breast that rendered his left arm useless
  • Born in Jackson County in 1837
  • Was a prisoner of war in Fort Delaware at the close of the war
  • Married: Wife is 45 years old; All children are male
  • Attest: J. R. ??? and Isaac Gipson

Supporting Documents:

  • Joe Gipson (8 Oct 1906) - Here is his pension application
  • Joe Gipson (5 Jan 1907) - Requests the status of his claim
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (7 Jan 1907) - Is your name Gibson or Gipson?
  • Joseph Gipson (??) - My name is Joseph Gipson

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 20 November 1918
  • Accepted
  • Died 16 May 1922
  • Resident of Baxter; Resident of the state all her life
  • Maiden name Elizabeth Bryant; born in Jackson County
  • Married in Jackson County by Enoch Carter, JP
  • Husband died 22 September 1918 in Baxter
  • Three sons: James Gibson - 51; Phillip Gibson - 48; W. B. Gibson - 47
  • Witnesses Pink Gibson of Jackson County
    • Have known Elisabeth Gibson for 55 years
    • She was born in Jackson County
    • He was present at her marriage performed by Enoch Carter about 53 years ago.
    • Joseph Gipson died in Baxter

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (7 Dec 1906) - Request Service Records
  • War Department (11 Dec 1906) - Returned Service Records
  • G. Lee McGlasson (7 Nov 1918) - The records at the Court House burned 14th August 1872.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 186
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 288
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 239B
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 120A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 134B

ADDITIONAL DATA