ALVIN CULLOM HUDDLESTON
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 4 Mar 1840 in Putnam County, TN (Tombstone says 5 Mar 1840)
Died: 18 Aug 1906 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Salem Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Hugh Green and Malissa (Taylor) Huddleston

Married: Elizabeth "Betty" Robinson about 1868 in Putnam County, TN
Born: Aug 1848 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 9 Jul 1899 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Salem Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Thomas and Susannah (Pryor) Robinson

Children:

  1. Lansden T. Huddleston
  2. Sarah Huddleston
  3. Loyd Huddleston
  4. Maggie Huddleston
  5. Ed Huddleston
  6. Sousa Huddleston
  7. Virgie Huddleston

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Lewis Madison Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother: Taylor W. Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Pryor Robinson - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: Alexander Robinson - 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Brother-in-law: William L. Dyer - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Cousin: D. D. Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

13 thTennessee (Gore's) Cavalry Regiment
(also known as 8 thTennessee Cavalry)
Company C

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted: 2 Aug 1862 at Cookeville
  • Dropped from the roll 1 Sep 1863
  • Rejoined 1 Sep 1864

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 29 Jun 1899
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Cookeville, Putnam County
  • Member: Company C, 8th Tennessee Cavalry, Col. G. G. Dibrell
  • Wounded at the Battle of Columbia, SC in spring 1865. Shot in the left thigh. Transferred to the hospital in Columbia, SC
  • Born: 4 Mar 1840 in Putnam County, TN
  • Enlisted in 1862 in Captain Woolsey's Company "C", Col. George G. Dibrell Regular Cavalry; Captain Gore was commanding ACH was wounded.
  • Wife was 45 years old.
  • 4 sons and 2 daughters
  • Attest: Thos. A. Head and J. H. Reagan

Supporting Documents:

  • Henry P. Davis (20 Nov 1899) - Supports his claim
  • War Department (13 Dec 1905) - Sent Service Record

OBITUARY

The Cookeville Press
13 July 1899
Vol. XIII, No. 28, Page 5

  • Mrs. Elizabeth Huddleston, wife of A. C. Huddleston who lives two miles east of town, died last Sunday morning with consumption. Mrs. Huddleston lived the life a a true Christian, having joined the C. P. Church in 1850. She was buried at Salem grave yard, Rev. T. J. Baker, officiating.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 239
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 219
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 91B
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 6A