WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON OSBORNE
8 thTENNESSEE (DIBRELL'S) CAVALRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 10 November 1833 in Overton County, TN
Died: 5 May 1925 in White County, TN
Buried: Black Oak Cemetery, White County, TN
Parents: Jonathan and Jemima (Unknown) Osborne

Married: Armilda J. Copeland on 17 May 1870 in Overton County, TN
Born: 15 January 1850 in Overton County, TN
Died: 19 March 1932 in White County, TN
Buried: Black Oak Cemetery, White County, TN
Parents: Andrew and Louvina (Unknown) Copeland

Children:

  1. Willy Osborne
  2. James Calvin Osborne
  3. Burr Osborne
  4. Leanne Osborne
  5. Arthur Osborne
  6. Mary Jane Osborne
  7. Charlie Osborne

MILITARY INFORMATION

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

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Enlisted 31 April 1862 at Livingston, TN
  • Present 12 October 1862

25 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company D

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Age: 18
  • Enlisted 1 August 1861 at Livingston
  • Discharged because of disability

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S7428

( Download Full Pension Application)

ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 4 September 1905
  • Rejected
  • Resident of Bakerslick, TN
  • Member of Company D of the 8th Tennessee Infantry
  • Wounded in Murfresboro when a partly spent bomb struck him in the right side
  • Born in February 15, 1835 in Overton County, TN
  • Enlisted August 1862 in 8th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, Col John Anderson, Lt. A. W. Richardson, Captain J. J. Cullom
  • Married; Wife is 55; 1 daughter living with him
  • Attest: C. C. Carr

Supporting Documents:

  • J. T. Pointer (30 August 1905) - Tax Assessment
  • Henry Osborne (6 April 1906) - Requests status
  • TN Board of Pension Examiners (10 February 1909) - Request for service records
  • War Department (16 February 1909) - Sent Service Records
  • W. L. Dibrell (25 June 1909) - Requests status
  • W. L. Dibrell (22 July 1910) - Status request
  • W. L. Dibrell (15 June 1914) - Sends update of information
  • Polly Ann Tayse (8 August 1914) - Supports claim
  • TN Board of Pension Examiners (11 May 1916) - Status Request
  • Polly Ann Tayse (4 July 1916) - She is a sister to HO. HO came home on furlough with a wound to his breast.
  • Bob Poston (8 July 1916) - Supports his claim
  • Bob Poston (8 August 1916) - Status request for Henry Ausbern of Sparta
  • John Hart Jr. (1 April 1917) - Supports his claim
  • G. O. Lee (12 October 1922) - Request status
  • TN Board of Pension Examiners (17 October 1922) - Rejected his claim on the grounds that insufficient evidence as to why he did not return to his command

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 67A
  • 1860 Census:
  • 1870 Census: Overton County, TN, Page 316
  • 1880 Census: Cumberland County, TN, Page 300B
  • 1900 Census: Cumberland County, TN, Page 1811A
  • 1910 Census: White County, TN, Page 112A
  • 1920 Census: White County, TN, Page 248A

WILL

White County, TN
Will Book I
Page 363

  • Will of Henry Osborne
  • Written: 28 November 1924
  • Wife: Armilda Osborne
  • Attest: J. L. Jarvis and J. T. Officer
  • Daughter: Mary Jane Shirley

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1932) - #5776 - Armilda Osborn
  • TN Confederate Widows Application: #8639 Armilda (Copeland) Osborn