James ScarbroughJAMES SCARBROUGH
25 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 10 October 1820 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 9 December 1908in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Clouse Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Susannah (Bumbalough) Scarbrough

Married: Phoebe Sparks on 14 October 1839 in White County, Tennessee
Born: 31 March 1821 in Virginia
Died: 15 November 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Clouse Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Rhoda (Pennington) Sparks

Children:

  1. Susan Scarbrough
  2. John Scarbrough
  3. William Scarbrough
  4. James Polk Scarbrough
  5. Margaret Scarbrough

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother-in-law: Solomon Jacob Sparks - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

25 thTennessee Infantry
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Age: 40 (25 July 1861)
  • Enlisted 25 July 1861 at Tullahoma
  • Discharged under the Conscript Act of 1862
  • Certificate of Disability
    • Born: White County 40 years old
    • Height: 5' 9"
    • Complexion: Dark
    • Eyes: Black
    • Hair: Black
    • Cough and weak breast

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed 25 May 1903
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Calf Killer
  • Enlisted: 25th Infantry Company K, Capt. Abraham Ford
  • Wounds: Took cough in service from exposure
  • Born: White County in 1820
  • Enlisted in the Summer 1861 in 25th Regiment in Capt. Abraham Ford, Lt. Sam Johnson, Company K, Col. S. S. Stanton
  • Wife is dead
  • 2 sons and 1 daughter
  • Attest: J. H. Hale & G. W. Ray

Supporting Documents:

  • George Graham (???) - Supports Claim
  • James Scarbrough (24 Apr 1905) - Requests Status
  • R. Robeson & J. H. Hale (1 May 1905) - Supports his claim
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (9 Dec 1905) - Requests Service Records
  • War Department (12 Dec 1905) - Service Records
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (24 Jun 1909) - Has he died? (to Postmaster)
  • Letter postmarked 2 Jul 1909 - Yes, he has died

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 160
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 33
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 139
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 180
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 39A

ADDITIONAL DATA

Photo Source: Stray Leaves from Putnam County, Tennessee, Page 197