ALEXANDER WASHINGTON WEST
28 thTENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 10 May 1840 in Overton County, Tennessee
Died: 6 August 1928 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Walker-West Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Anderson and Mary "Polly" (West) West

1st Married: Ester Elvirey Walker about 1859 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 27 December 1837 in Overton County, Tennessee
Died: 2 April 1898 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Walker-West Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: William and Mary "Polly" (Conaster) Walker

Children:

  1. Julia Ann West
  2. Robert A. West
  3. John A. West
  4. William West
  5. Mary West
  6. Leeann West
  7. Arminda West

2nd Married: Adelade (Finley) Rector 5 September 1902 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: 16 Jun 1856 in White County, Tennessee
Died: 14 Mar 1938 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Brotherton Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: Dr. Bluford and Adelade (Johnson) Finley
Widow of: Isaac Rector

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Wilson West - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
  • Brother-in-Law: Abraham W. Walker - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

28 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company F

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 15 Nov 1862 at McMinnville
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Present
  • Rejoined from desertion 1 Mar 1863

84 thTennessee Infantry Regiment
Company B

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered military as Private and left as a Private
  • Enlisted 15 Nov 1863 at McMinnville
  • Deserted 17 Jan 1863
  • 15 Nov 1862 - 1 Jan 1863: Deserter
  • Jan & Feb 1863: Present
  • Absent without leave 20 days
  • Returned before muster

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 10 Mar 1903
  • Rejected
  • Died: 1 Aug 1928
  • Residence: Brotherton, Putnam County, TN
  • Member: 3rd Reg Troops, Company B
  • Born 10 May 1840 in Overton County, TN
  • Enlisted in the Autumn of 1861, 25th TN Infantry under Col. S. S. Stanton; Captain Hugh Lansdon
  • Wife is 46 years old
  • 2 daughters and 1 son
  • Attest: Wilson West & J. N. King

Supporting Documents:

  • Alex West & Wilson West (18 Mar 1903) - Doctor had lanced Alex's back during the war
  • D. C. Gossage (25 Mar 1903) - H. D. Qualls is the Justice of the Peace
  • Wilson West (7 Apr 1903) - brother of AW; both were paroled at Charlotte, NC on 26 Apr 1865
  • Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners (24 Nov 1904) - Returned status of application
  • J. N. King (8 Dec 1904) - Parole and Certificate of Acreage
  • Alex West (8 Dec 1904) - Parole is in Washington, DC due to an agreement between Sherman and J. E. Johnson
  • J. T. Pointer (17 Dec 1904) - Tax Assessment

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 122
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 28
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 147A (listed as Washington West)
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 141A
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 73A
  • 1910 Census:
  • 1920 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 83B

ADDITIONAL DATA

  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1928) - #22148 - Alec West
  • Death Certificate: Putnam County, TN (1938) - #9128 - Adelade Finley Rector West
  • TN Confederate Widows Application: #10891 Adlade Finley West