Jesse V. RandolphJESSE V. RANDOLPH
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 1838 in Bradley County, Tennessee (Tombstone says 1839)
Died: 10 September 1916 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: West Cemetery,Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Lancaster and Nancy (Rice) Randolph

Married: Julie Ann Randolph about 1858 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 23 April 1841 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 18 January 1899 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: West Cemetery,Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Peyton and Mary (Cooper) Randolph

Children:

  1. John W. Randolph
  2. Thomas Randolph
  3. William M. Randolph
  4. Samuel P. Randolph
  5. Preston "Press" Randolph
  6. Joseph Randolph
  7. Amanda J. Randolph
  8. Dock Isiah Randolph
  9. Nancy Emeline Randolph
  10. Elzada Randolph

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: John Randolph - 84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Brother: Calvin Randolph - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

28 thTennessee Infantry Regiment (Consolidated)
Company H

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Sergeant
  • Enlisted 25 Dec 1862 at McMinnville
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present
  • Jul & Aug 1863: Present
  • Jan - Apr 1864: Present
  • Oath of Allegiance
    • Residence: Putnam County
    • Complexion: Fair
    • Hair: Dark
    • Eyes: Blue
    • Height: 5' 10"
    • Deserted 17 Nov 1864
    • Oath: 10 April 1865
    • Has Family

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S13567

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 27 May 11912
  • Rejected
  • Residence: Ditty, Putnam County
  • Member of Captain Robinson's Co. H Col. S. S. Stanton Regiment, 25th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Born: Bradley County, TN in 1838
  • Enlisted: May 1862; Captain Robinson Co. Col. S. S. Stanton's 25th Tn Infantry Regiment
  • Battles: Murfreesboro; Chickamauga; Missionary Ridge; All Battles from Dalton to Atlanta; All battles around Atlanta, Franklin and Nashville
  • Wife is dead
  • Children: 1 daughter who is widowed, 5 grandchildren; 6 sons - one dead; 3 daughters - one dead
  • Attest: Thos. A. Head and D. C. Randolph

Supporting Documents:

  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (28 May 1912) - Sent Service Record Request
  • War Department (19 June 1912) - Sent Service Records
  • Special Examiner (7 June 1912) - JVR is not found on the rolls of the 25th TN Infantry.
  • Special Examiner (7 Aug 1912) - The Jesse Randolph of the 28th TN Infantry took the Oath of Allegiance.
  • Special Examiner (7 June 1912) - We cannot find him on the 25th TN Infantry.
  • Thos. A. Head (21 Dec 1912) - I believe that he is the same man that took the oath.
  • Thos. A. Head (16 Dec 1912) - JVR was in the 28th TN Infantry and not the 25th TN Infantry.
  • Special Examiner (18 Dec 1912) - Received recent letter.
  • Special Examiner (18 Dec 1912) - Sending a blank application
  • Thos. A. Head (10 Jan 1913) - I have not heard from JVR.

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Bradley County, TN, Page 188
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 33
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 138
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 121A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 4A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 137A

ADDITIONAL DATA

PHOTO

Randolph Family

Julie Ann and Jesse V. Randolph

Photo Source: Siftings from Putnam County, Tennessee, Page 278