Sherod HornSHEROD HORN
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 14 March 1841 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 19 November 1924in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Whittaker Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Alvin V. and Jane (Johnson) Horn

1st Married: Elizabeth Netherton on 3 October 1862 in White County, Tennessee
Born: 25 December 1845 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 2 March 1870in White or Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Spring Hill Cemetery, White County, Tennessee
Parents: Enoch and Jane (Lollar) Netherton

Children:

  1. T. J. Horn (daughter)
  2. D. A. Horn (daughter)
  3. M. E. Horn (daughter)
  4. A. Horn (daughter)

2nd Married: Mary Ann Green on 19 May 1870 in Carroll County, Tennessee
Born: 14 March 1842 in Carroll County, Tennessee
Died: 1 January 1926in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Whittaker Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Elizabeth (Roberts) Green

Children:

  1. William A. Horn
  2. Samuel Johnson Horn
  3. John T. Horn
  4. Ova M. Horn
  5. Ande E. Horn
  6. Lafayette Horn

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Samuel Horn - 8th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother: John R. Horn - 84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment and 28th Tennessee Consolidated Infantry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: A. A. Reagan - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: James T. Netherton - 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Lieutenant and left the service as a 2nd Lieutenant
  • Enlisted 25 July 1861 at Tullahoma
  • Age: 20
  • 25 Jul - 31 Oct 1861: Present
  • 6 Apr 1864: Relieved at the Reorganization at Corinth, MS on 10 May 1862
  • Dec 1861: Present

84 thTennessee Infantry
Company D

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Lieutenant and left the service as a Lieutenant
  • Enlisted 27 Nov 1862 at McMinnville
  • 27 Nov - 31 Dec 1862: Absent; On detached service to bring up the absentees
  • Jan & Feb 1863: Absent; On detached service to bring up the absentees by order of General Bragg 24 July 1863
  • 22 Jan 1863: Name appears on a list of officers and private, detailed for the purpose of enrolling and bringing in conscripts

28 thTennessee Consolidated Infantry
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as 1st Lieutenant and left service as 1st Lieutenant
  • Enlisted 27 November 1862 in McMinnville
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Absent; On detached service to bring the absentees by General Bragg 25 Jan 1863
  • Jul & Aug 1863: Absent; Captured by the enemy 1 July 1863
  • Jan - Apr 1864: Absent; Captured by the enemy
  • Prisoner of War - Department of the Cumberland - Captured 20 Jun 1863 at Hillsboro
  • 6 Jul 1863 - Sent to Johnson's Island Prison; Captured 18 Jun 1863 at Hillsboro, TN
  • Prisoner of War - Received at Military Prison at Louisville, KY on 7 Jul 1863
  • 4 Jul 1863 - Received at Louisville, KY Military Prison - Discharged 6 Jul 1863 to Johnson Island
  • 20 Feb 1865 - Transferred to Point Lookout from Louisville, KY
  • 28 Apr 1865 at High Point, NC - Name appears on a list of Officers and Men paroled in accordance with the terms of a Military Convention entered into on 26th day of April 1865, between General Joseph E. Johnson, Commanding Confederate Army, and Major General W. T. Sherman, Commanding United States Army in North Carolina. Paroled at Greensboro. NC 1 May 1865
  • 7 Mar 1865: Appears on a Morning Report of Sick and Wounded of Stuart Hospital, Richmond,, VA: Return to duty
  • 3 Mar 1865: Receiving and Wayside Hospital or General Hospital No. 9, Richmond, VA
  • 4 Mar 1865: Admitted to Stuart Hospital Richmond, VA with Debilitas. Returned to duty 7 Mar 1865
  • 1 May 1863: Name appears on a Report of Officers and men on detached duty in Cheatham's Division

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S8503

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 23 October 1906
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Pleasant Hill, Cumberland County, TN
  • Member of Company K, 25th Tennessee as 2nd Lieutenant; Resigned at the reorganization of the Army at Corinth in Spring 1862; Reenlisted in the 84th TN and was made 1st Lieutenant of Company H. The 84th TN and 28th TN were consolidated and afterwards known as 28th TN.
  • Born: in White County, TN on 14 March 1841
  • Enlisted May 1861 in Co. K 25th TN as 2nd Lieutenant afterwards as 1st Lieutenant in 84th TN Consolidated with with 28th TN and known as 28th TN commanded by Col S. S. Stanton
  • Battles: Fishing Creek, Murfreesboro, Corinth and was captured at Hillsboro, TN 28 day of June 1863, while returning to the army with recruits I was a recruiting officer at the time.
  • Diseases: Chronic Diarrhea
  • Paroled at Richmond, VA where he was sent from there from Johnson's Isand 4 March 1865.
  • Married: Wife is 54 years old. Children 15 and 10 years, respectively.
  • Children: 3 boys and 5 girls, married and gone only 2 of the girls now living
  • Attest: James S. Holman and A. A. Reagan

Supporting Documents:

  • Shearod Horn (???) - He was born 14 Mar 1841.
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (10 Apr 1907) - Requests SH send amount of property owned.
  • Arthur M. Keyes, Trustee, Cumberland County (15 Apr 1907) - SH has 15 acres.
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (10 Apr 1907) - Requests War Record
  • War Department (15 Apr 1907) - Returns war record
  • A. A. Reagan (4 May 1907) - SH made a good soldier. He was at or near Richmond, VA when the war closed. He returned home with other soldiers. He signed up with another regiment at the reorganization in 1862. AAR has little knowledge of him after that.
  • G. C. Whittaker (1 Dec 1924) - SH died 19 Nov 1924. His widow wishes a pension.
  • Comptroller of Treasury (4 Dec 1924) - Have Mrs. Horn return check and the Pension Board will make it over to her
  • Voucher (1 Mar 1925) - unfilled out
  • Mary Elizabeth Milligan (24 Apr 1939) - Inquiring to find out if she is eligible to attend Peaboy College free, since her grandfather SH was on the pension roll for his Civil War service.
  • Mrs. Mary B. Gamble, Director Division Confederate Pensions to Mary Milligan (26 Apr 1939) - SH was a pensioner #8165.
  • Mrs. Mary B. Gamble, Director Division Confederate Pensions (27 Apr 1939) - Certified that Sherod Horn was a pensioner.

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

W8165

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed : 10 Jan 1925
  • Lived in TN all her life
  • Born in Carroll County on 14 March 1852 - Mary Ann Green
  • Sherrod Horn was born in Putnam County. They married 19 March 1870 in Carroll County by George Humble.
  • Sherrod Horn died 19 Nov 1924
  • She had six children still living: W. A. Horn 46 male; S. J. Horn 43 male; J. T. Horn 40 male; A. E. Horn 34 male; Mrs. W. R. Milligan 38 female; L. S. Horn 28 male
  • Witness W. B. Ray
    • Knew Mary Ann Horn for about 25 years.
    • Knew her husband for about 40 years.
    • SH died 19 Nov 1924.
    • SH resided at Monterey.

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS

  • G. C. Whittaker (8 Jan 1925) - SH died 19 Nov 1924. Mrs. Horn is deserving a receiving a pension.
  • G. C. Whittaker (14 Jan 1926) - Is sending Marriage certificate
  • Marriage License: S. Horn and Mary Ann R. Green were married 18 May 1870 by G. W. Humble.
  • G. C. Whittaker (25 Jan 1926) - Mrs. Horn died 1 Jan 1926.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 103
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 31
  • 1870 Census: Carroll County, TN, Page 464
  • 1880 Census: Carroll County, TN, Page 202C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 35B
  • 1910 Census: Cumberland County, TN, Page 119A
  • 1920 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 153B

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1924) - #410 - Sherd Horn
  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1926) - #1551 - Mary Ann Horn
  • Horn Family Bible- Tennessee, Putnam County Historical Records Project
  • Putnam County Herald
    17 March 1921
    Vol. XIX, No. 11, Page 1
    BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION -- Mr. and Mrs. Sherrod Horn jointly celebrated their 80th and 69th birthdays, at their home in Monterey, on Monday, March 14th, by having a family reunion which was attended by numerous relatives and close friends. A most bonutiful (sic) and sumptuous thirty-five plate dinner was served, and the occasion was pronounced a mosst enjoyable one by all who were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Horn are both well known throughout the county especially in the upper section wher ethey have spent their long and useful lives. They have reared a laarge family , all of whom are useful and influential citizens in their respective communities.

PHOTO

Sherod Horn

Sherod and Mary Ann (Green) Horn


Photo Source: Stray Leaves from Putnam County History, Page 150.