Hugh Riah TerryHUGH RIAH TERRY
25th TENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 5 January 1843 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 15 April 1916 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Stewart Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Edden and Arrenta T. (Tucker) Terry

Married: Julia Ann Quarles on 23 December 1866 in Jackson County, Tennessee at Big Springs Church in Whitelyville, TN
Born: 26 February 1846 in Jackson County, Tennessee
Died: 8 January 1914 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Stewart Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Thaddeus Constantine Sobriesko and Elizabeth (Williiamson) Quarles
Widow of: Andrew Jackson, killed at the Battle of Franklin

Children:

  1. William Taylor Terry
  2. Robert Bedford Terry
  3. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Dee Terry
  4. Verna Angeline Terry
  5. Mary Terry
  6. Thaddeus Stanton Terry
  7. Daisy Peru Terry
  8. Emma Kelly Terry
  9. Bird Lee Terry
  10. Vina Ragland Terry

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Wife's Uncle: Stephen Decatur Quarles - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment
  • Wife's Cousin : William Braxton Quarles - 8th Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

25th Tennessee Infantry
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Corporal and left the service as a Corporal
  • Enlisted30 July 1861 at Livingston
  • Jul - Dec 1862: Present
  • Jan - Aug 1863: Present
  • Sep - Dec 1863: Absent; Wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga and sent to the Hospital in Atlanta, GA on 26 September 1863 by Surgeon Fryor
  • Jan & Feb 1864: Absent; Wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga and sent to the Hospital in Atlanta, GA on 26 September 1863 by Surgeon Fryor
  • Age: 28
  • 6 Apr 1864: Wounded in the Battle of Chickamauga on 19 September 1863 and sent to the Hospital; Promoted at the re-organization
  • Mar & Apr 1864: Rejoined from Hospital 3 June 1864
  • May - Dec 1864: Present
  • Prisoner of War who surrendered at Appomatox Courthouse on 9 April 1865
  • 29 May 1864: Report to Chimborazo Hospital for assignment to duty
  • Admitted to Chimborazo Hospital #4 on 29 May 1864 for debility and returned to duty 2 June 1864
  • Issued clothing at Hospital in Liberty, VA

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

S8732

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed January 31, 1907
  • Accepted
  • Resident of Baxter, TN
  • Member: Company I, Captain J. Curtis company, Colonel S. S. Stanton, 25th TN Infantry Regiment
  • Enlisted 31 August 1861 in Capt. W. J. Reeds Company which later became Captain Curtis Co (I) in Col. S. S. Stanton 25th TN Infantry Regiment
  • Battles: Fishing Creek, Murfreesboro, Perryville, Chickamauga, all battles in Virginia after Longstreet left Knoxville; Chickamauga
  • Wounds: Compound fracture of thigh bone and flesh wound in the right hand; had a hernia in Chickamauga and was in the hospital until May after Chickamauga
  • Married: Wife is 61 years old; have 4 sons and 4 daughters
  • Attest: P. H. Quarles & J. H. Crawford
  • Wife; Julia A. Terry

Supporting Documents:

  • Bluford H. Stockton (14 Feb 1907) - Supports his claim
  • J. F. Dyer (23 Mar 1907) - Physical Exam
  • W. C. Terry of Clay County (27 Jan 1907) - Supports his claim
  • HRT (???) - Is sending out a certificate from Dr. Dyer
  • HRT (5 Mar 1907) - HRT sent in his application

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page175 (listed as Uriah Terry)
  • 1860 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 254 (listed as Hanah Terry)
  • 1870 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 259
  • 1880 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 172A
  • 1900 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 101A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 99A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
Vol. XII, No. 2, Page 2
8 January 1914
Cookeville Route #2: Mrs. Hugh Terry is very poorly with pneumonia.

Putnam County Herald
Vol. XIV, No. 16, Page 1
20 April 1916
HUGH R. TERRY - Hugh R. Terry died at his home on Cane Creek in the 7th district, Saturday, April 15, 1916. He was a highly respected citizen and Confederate veteran. W. T. and R. B. Terry have been appointed administrators of the estate. The personal effects will be sold at auction at the late-residence of H. R. Terry on Saturday, April 29, beginning at 10 o'clock.

Putnam County Herald
Vol. XIV, No. 17, Page 2
27 April 1916
ROUTE TWO
The death angel visited our community Saturday and claimed for its victim our neighbor and friend, H. R. Terry. He was about 73 years old. His remains were laid to rest at the Stewart graveyard beside his wife, who died about two years ago.

WILL

Putnam County, TN
Will Book 6
Pages 266-267
Online at FamilySearch

  • Will of Hugh R. Terry
  • Written: 27 March 1915
  • Probated: 17 April 1916

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1916) - #373 - Hugh R. Terry
  • Three Quarles Brothers - By Maurine Quarles Cassetty, Pages 62-68

PHOTO

Hugh Riah Terry

Julia Ann (Quarles) and Hugh Riah Terry

Photo Source: Three Quarles Brothers- By Maurine Quarles Cassetty, Page 65