WILSON WEST
28th TENNESSEE INFANTRY
CSA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 10 July 1835 in Overton County, TN
Died: 21 Sep 1916 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: West Graveyard, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Anderson and Mary (West) West

Married: Nancy Jane Jones about 1861 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 15 Mar 1836 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 19 Jan 1902 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: West Graveyard, Putnam County, TN
Parents: John and Lucinda (Upton) Jones

Children:

  1. John West
  2. James West
  3. Isaac Alex West
  4. George West
  5. William West
  6. Robert West
  7. Dawson West
  8. Dillard West
  9. Julia West

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Brother: Alexander Washington West - 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

MILITARY INFORMATION

28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Company F

ABSTRACT:

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

84th Tennessee Infantry Regiment
Company B

ABSTRACT:

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

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

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ABSTRACT:

  • Filed: 17 Feb 1902
  • Accepted
  • Residence: Brotherton, Putnam County, TN
  • Member of Company B, 3rd Regiment of Engineer Troops
  • Wounds: Contracted pneumonia at Tullahoma
  • Born: 10 July 1835 in Overton County, TN
  • Enlisted in Company B 25th Infantry under Col. S. S. Stanton and served until Bragg got to Chattanooga in 1863
  • Transferred to 3rd Engineer Troop until close of the war
  • Wife is 65 years old
  • 1 son and 1 daughter
  • Attest: A. W. West & James S. Holman

Supporting Documents:

  • Oath of Allegiance (5 May 1865) - Wilson West

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: White County, TN, Page 122
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 29
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 147
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 141A (listed as Wellson West)
  • 1900 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 6A
  • 1910 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 95B

WILL

Putnam County, TN Will Book 6, Page 267
Online at FamilySearch

  • Written: 8 Feb 1815
  • Recorded: 30 Sep 1916
  • Executors: Joe W. West (son)

ADDITIONAL DATA