HEZEKIAH F. NUCKOLS
4 thKENTUCKY MOUNTED INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 17 February 1837 in Barren County, Kentucky
Died: 19 February 1917 in Warren County, Kentucky
Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Warren County, Kentucky
Parents: Hezekiah and Susan (Foster) Nuckols

Married: Adelia C. Proctor on 10 December 1869 in Logan County, Kentucky
Born: about 1846 in Logan County, Kentucky
Died: after 1920 in Warren County, Kentucky
Buried:
Parents: Thomas L. and Agnes H. (Carson) Proctor

MILITARY INFORMATION

4 thKentucky Mounted Infantry
Company A

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Sergeant and left service as 2nd Lieutenant
  • Enlisted in 9 August 1861 at Camp Boone
  • Age: 23
  • Undated: Present but sick in quarters
  • 31 Dec 1861 - 30 Apr 1862: Absent wounded in action at Shiloh on 7 April 1862
  • 2 Sep 1862: Not stated
  • Sep & Oct 1862: Elected Brevet 2 Lieutenant Oct 6 in place of N. D. Clayton promoted
  • -- to Dec 2 1862: Elected Brevet 2 Lieutenant Oct 6 in place of N. D. Clayton promoted
  • Nov & Dec 1862: Present
  • Jan - Jun 1863: Present
  • Jul 1 - Nov 1 1863: Present
  • Nov & Dec 1863: Present
  • Jan & Feb 1864: Absent on leave since Feb 23
  • Mar - Apr 1864: Present
  • May 1 - Aug 31 1864: Prisoner of war. Captured June 20 1864 at Kennesaw Mountain
  • Sep & Oct 1864: Present
  • Appears on a list of officers of organization in this organization wounded in action: Wounded at Shiloh on 7 Apr 1862 in the leg (severe). Sgt in Company when wounded.
  • 6 Oct 1862: Elected 2nd Lieutenant
  • Prisoner of War: 20 June 1864 at Marietta, GA. Transferred to Louisville, KY on 28 June 1864. Escaped en route for Louisville, KY.
  • Name appears on a Roll of Prisoners of War at Nashville, TN, captured by forces under Maj. Gen. Thomas, commanding Dept. of the Cumberland, and forwarded to Capt. S. E. Jones, Add'l A. D. C., Louisville, KY, 28 June 1864.
  • 20 Aug 1864: Prisoner of War

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S11559

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 2 October 1909
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Monterey, TN
  • Member of Company A 4th Kentucky Infantry
  • Born in Barren County, KY in 1837
  • Enlisted Aug 1861 in Co. A 4th Kentucky Infantry, Colonel R. P. Trabue, Captain W. P. Nuckols
  • Battles: Shilo, Stones River, Chickamauga, Vicksburg, Jackson MS and Sherman's march to the sea
  • Wounds: Shot in the ankle and disabled for four months
  • Resident of TN for eight years
  • Attest: John F. Sehon and J. J. Whittaker

Supporting Documents:

  • H. F. Nuckols (5 Oct 1909) -
    • Captured at Kennesaw Mountain on 19 June 1864; Escaped 10 days later from the train near Franklin, KY
    • Stayed in Kentucky for about three weeks
    • Rejoined command near Jonesboro, KY
    • Remained there until March 1865
    • On leave with other to go to Kentucky to get recruits when the war ended
    • Surrendered at Glasgow, KY to Captain Reed and federal commanders
  • Tennessee Bureau of Pension Examiners (2 Oct 1909) - Requests Service Records from the War Department
  • War Department (5 Oct 1909) - Returns his service records
  • HFN (4 Dec 1909) - There were men living in Kentucky who knew him
  • Thos. G. Page (8 Dec 1909 - Glasgow, KY) - Supports his claim
  • Thos. G. Page (9 Dec 1909 - Glasgow, KY) - Supports his claim
  • Tennessee Bureau of Pension Examiners (17 Jun 1912) - HFN has not returned his voucher. He is living in Bowling Green, KY.
  • Tennessee Bureau of Pension Examiners (22 Jun 1912) - HFN has not returned his voucher. Mr. J. M. Mott, old Post Master, thought that HFN had left for good.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Barren County, KY, Page 383
  • 1860 Census: Barren County, KY, Page 746
  • 1870 Census: Logan County, KY, Page 319
  • 1880 Census: Osage County, KS, Page 25B
  • 1900 Census:
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 163A

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Warren County, KY (1917) - #195 - Hezekiah F. Knuckles