Hiram L. MartinHIRAM LEONAS MARTIN
25 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 9 April 1840 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 21 May 1935 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Dodson Branch Cemetery, Jackson County, Tennessee
Parents: Daniel and Mary Ann Polly (Martin) Martin

Married: Frances Almeda Allen on 30 July 1865 in Overton County, Tennessee
Born: 5 December 1840 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 9 December 1923 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Dodson Branch Cemetery, Jackson County, Tennessee
Parents: Hugh Porter and Lucinda (King) Allen

Children:

  1. Joseph Martin
  2. Eliza Jane Martin
  3. Polly Ann Martin
  4. Lucinda Porter Martin
  5. William Terry Martin
  6. Rebecca Martin
  7. Susie Martin
  8. James Allen Martin

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Camp Myers
  • Age: 20
  • 1 Oct 1861: Absent sick
  • 1 Aug - 31 Oct 1861: Present
  • Deserted about 1 Jun 1862
  • Rejoined 22 Sep 1962
  • Sep & Oct 1862: Present
  • Absent without leave 21 Jan 1863
  • Wounded in Murfreesboro 31 Dec 1862 - Slightly in the arm
  • Deserted at Tullahoma

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S13595

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 17 June 1912
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Cookeville, Putnam County
  • Member: Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Born: White County, TN on 9 April 1840
  • Enlisted: about 1 Jul 1861 in Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment; Col. Sidney Stanton
  • Battles: Fishing Creek, Famington, Perryville, Murfreesboro
  • Wounded at Murfreesboro by explosion of a shell to the should
  • Wife is 72 years old; had 3 sons and 4 daughtrs
  • Attest: W. V. Lewis and H. R. Terry
  • 2nd Application #15506
  • Filed 25 May 1925
  • Accepted
  • Residence Cookeville
  • Member: Company I, 25th Tennessee Infantry
  • Born 1840 in White County
  • Enlisted in 1861 in Joe Reed's command of the 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment; Colonel Stanton
  • Wife is 84 years old
  • Attest: W. C. Morgan and Sam L. Johnson

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (21 Jun 1912) - Requests Service Records
  • War Department (24 Jun 1912) - Sent Service Records
  • Special Examiner (9 Aug 1912) - Pension is Disallowed
  • John C. Gore (13 Jul 1921) - Requests Status of Pension Application
  • Secretary (15 Jul 1921) - His pension is disallowed.
  • J. A. Martin (son of Hiram) - What is his File Application Number?
  • HLM (28 Mar 1924) - Please grant me a pension.
  • Secretary (1 Apr 1924) - He is not pensionable.
  • HLM (27 Jan 1926) -
    • He enlisted for a year, but he served for one and half years.
    • He left the army at Tullahoma. After being home for 30 days, he decided to return.
    • He met a man who told him that he could not get through due to the Federal Army.
    • He returned home to his widowed mother and sister.
    • On 29 Feb 1864, he went to Sparta to take the Oath.
  • E. L. Wirt (27 Jan 1926) - Supports his claim
  • Mary Maberry (29 Apr 1926) - HM came home wounded and was unable to return to duty.
  • HLM (19 May 1926) - Requests Status of his pension application.
  • Secretaary (17 May 1926) - He is not pensionable.
  • J. J. Carrington (7 Sep 1926) - Requests Status of Pension Application
  • Secretary to J. J. Kerrington (17 Sep 1926) - To Be Pensionable you must have in in the army at the close of the war or have been in prison.
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (29 Oct 1926) - Service Record Request

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, Page 90
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census:
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 205C
  • 1900 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 184B
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 103B
  • 1920 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 94B
  • 1930 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 212B

Photo Source: Ancestry.com