CALVIN R. RANDOLPH
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: abt 1842 in Bradley County, TN
Died: December 1899 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Probably in unmarked grave in the West Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Lancaster and Nancy (Rice) Randolph

Married: Nancy Jane Clouse on 15 Oct 1867 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 1845 in White County, TN
Died: 7 Dec 1920in Putnam County, TN
Buried: West Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John and Mahala (Bumbalough) Clouse

Children:

  1. Jesse W. Randolph
  2. John Randolph
  3. James Elwood Randolph
  4. Mahala "Hailey" Randolph
  5. Lulu "Lewly" Randolph

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: John Randolph - 84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Brother: Jesse V. Randolph - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

84 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 20 Jan 1863 at McMinnville
  • Jan & Feb 1863: Present

28 thTennessee Infantry Regiment (Consolidated)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 20 Jan 1863 at McMinnville
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present
  • Jul & Aug 1863: Present
  • Mar & Apr 1864: Present

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 10 Feb 1892
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Hudgens, Putnam County
  • Enlisted: Company H, 28th Regimental Infantry
  • Wounded: Blinded in both eyes by enemy shell at Resaca, GA
  • Born: Bradley County, TN
  • Enlisted in Dec 1862 in Col. S. S. Stanton's regiment. Col Stanton was killed in same battle. Roysden Robertson was Captain of the company.
  • Married: Wife is 47
  • Children: 14, 11, 8, 5
  • Attest: Jesse V. Randolph - 28th Tennessee Infantry and D. C. Sapp

Supporting Documents:

  • Calvin Randolph (6 Feb 1892) - Requests that the Pension Board re-instate him to the pension rolls
  • W. C. Morgan (23 May 1898) - CRR owns a good size farm and can still see well out of one of his eyes
  • W. A. McCaleb (5 Jul 1899) - Disputes claim that CRR is stout and able-bodied
  • Henry P. Waves (3 Aug 1899) - Supports claim
  • George Morgan (2 Oct 1899) - Supports claim
  • W. A. McCaleb (18 Nov 1904) - Requests status of Nancy Jane Randolph's widow's application
  • Nancy Jane Randolph (27 Apr 1906) - Widow of CRR
  • Nancy J. Randolph (6 May 1906) - Widow of CRR; Request status of her application
  • ??? (20 Jan 1908) - Rumor going around that CRR was a deserter
  • Thos. A. Head (8 May 1906) CRR does not have a good record as a soldier
  • Thos. A. Head (8 May 1906) - CRR left his regiment on the retreat from Murfreesboro and joined that command where he stayed until the retreat from Nashville.

WIDOW'S PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 9 Sep 1905
  • Resident of TN all her life
  • Born in 1845 in Putnam County, TN. Maiden name was Nancy Jane Clouse.
  • Husband was born in Putnam County. His name was Calvin Randolph.
  • Husband died in December 1899 near Cookeville, TN.
  • She had three sons and three daughters.
  • Witness: James S. Holman
    • Lives in Cookeville, TN at RFD No. 2
    • Knows Nancy all her life
    • Was acquainted with her husband
    • Calvin belonged to James' regiment (H 28th TN Regt) and enlisted about 1862
    • The regiment surrendered at Greensboro, NC.
    • Calvin had not been with the regiment for a year prior to the surrender.
    • Calvin died in Putnam County.
    • Dated: 21 Aug 1905
    • Charles Lafayette Burgess notarized the application.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Bradley County, TN, Page 188
  • 1860 Census: Cumberland County, TN, Page 496
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 140
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 118D
  • 1891 Enumeration of Male Citizens: District 16

ADDITIONAL DATA