David Dow HuddlestonDAVID DOW HUDDLESTON
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 22 December 1842 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 8 October 1906 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: S alem Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John Lewis Hobbs and Lucilla (Taylor) Huddleston

Married: Eunice Bennett on 4 January 1876 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 24 April 1856 in Putnam County, TN
Died: 29 June 1949 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Salem Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: James and Sarah (Harp) Bennett

Children:

  1. Minnie Huddleston
  2. Green Lee Huddleston
  3. Lewis Dibrell Huddleston
  4. Dimple Huddleston

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-Law: Jesse Hickman Buck - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Cousin: Alvin Cullom Huddleston - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

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

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Enlisted 1 September 1862 at Cookeville, TN
  • Present: 12 October 1862
  • Captured at Putnam County on 16 February 1864 and transferred to Louisville, KY
  • Received on 27 February 1864 at Louisville, KY and transferred to Fort Delaware on 29 February 1864
  • Received at Fort Delaware on 29 February 1864
  • Exchanged on 27 February 1865 and sent to City Point, VA

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed September 26, 1905
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Cookeville, TN
  • Member: Company C, 13th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, G. G. Dibrell's Regiment, Captain J. G. Woolsey
  • Born: Putnam County in 1842
  • Enlisted: August 1862
  • Married: Wife is 55; 2 sons and 1 daughter
  • Attest: Columbus Jackson Davis and J. H. Reagan

Supporting Documents:

  • J. T. Pointer (23 September 1905) - Tax Assessment
  • J. R. Douglas (25 September ???) - Enclosed his application

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 18 Apr 1911
  • Accepted
  • Deceased: 29 June 1948
  • Married in 1876
  • Resident of TN all her life
  • Born in 1856 in Putnam County
  • Maiden Name: Eunice Bennett
  • Husband born in 1844 in Jackson County, TN
  • Married 4 January 1876
  • Husband died 8 Oct 1906 near Cookeville, TN
  • Four children: 2 boys and 2 girls
  • Witness: Columbus Jackson Davis and A. A. Reagan
    • C. J. Davis has known her all his life and A. A. Reagan has known her since her marriage.
    • She was born in 1856 near Cookeville
    • She was married 4 January 1876 by B. F. Hitchcock, JP.

Supporting Documents:

  • Mrs. ??? (Jul 1948) - We are sorry to hear of the death of your mother. The State of TN provides $100 for burial expenses. Please fill out the enclosed blank and a warrant will be issued.
  • Mrs. ??? (???) - We issue a certificate of $100 for burial expenses in lieu of a check.
  • L. D. Huddleston (7 Aug 1948) - Am I entitled to my mother's check for burial expenses?
  • L. D. Huddleston (13 Aug 1948) - Enclosing a executed blank applying for burial expenses for Mrs. Eunice Huddleston.
  • L. D. Huddleston (20 Aug 1948) - Eunice Huddleston died on 29 June 1948. Her check was cashed and used for her burial expenses.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 239
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 6B
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 106
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 92C
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 5B

Cookeville, Putnam County
Pat Cleburne Bivouac No. 27
Membership Applications

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  • Born on 22 December 1842 in Jackson County
  • Enlisted August 1862 in Company C of the 8th TN Cavalry Regiment
  • Rank: Private
  • Captured at Rock Island in 1863
  • Released in 1864
  • Paroled 9 May 1865
  • Address: Cookeville
  • Admitted 27 May 1891

Left to right: Lewis Dibrell Huddleston, David Dow Huddleston, Eunice Huddleston
Green Lee Huddleston, Minnie Huddleston

Tennessee Virtual Archive Digital Photo of David Dow Huddleston


Top Photo Source: Cookeville History Museum

Bottom Photo Source: Cookeville and Putnam County, Images of America, Page 48