JAMES MAYNARD
5 thTENNESSEE CAVALRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: about 1819 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
Died: 1 April 1888 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Christian Cemetery,Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents: John and Sarah (Unknown) Maynard

Married: Elizabeth Medley on 17 August 1848 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
Born: about 1829 in Tennessee
Died: after 1891 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Buried: Probably the Christian Cemetery, Putnam County, Tennessee
Parents:

Children:

  1. John Maynard
  2. Mary Maynard
  3. William Maynard
  4. Sarah Maynard

MILITARY INFORMATION

5 thTennessee Cavalry
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 5' 7 1/2"
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Sandy
  • Born: Dekalb County
  • Enlisted 24 Nov 1862 at Nashville
  • Mustered In: 24 Nov 1862 at Murfreesboro
  • 2 Dec 1862 - 28 Feb 1863: Deserted 30 Jan 1863 from a forage train
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Deserted with pistoll
  • Jan - Apr 1864: Present; Returned from Capture 10 Feb 1864
  • May & Jun 1864: Present
  • Jul & Aug 1864: Absent on detached service in Tracy City, TN since 7 Jul 1864
  • Sep & Oct 1864: Present
  • Nov & Dec 1864: Absent on detached service in Tracy City, TN since 7 Jul 1864
  • Jan - Jun 1865: Present
  • Jan 1863: Sick in Hospital
  • Feb - May 1865: Absent on detached service in Tracy City, TN since 7 Jul 1864
  • Muster Out 14 Aug 1865 at Pulaski, TN
  • Prisoner of War: No Record subsequent to 29 Jan 1863
  • Enlistment Papers

US PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 52
  • 1860 Census: DeKalb County, TN, Page 137
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 205
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 177A

ADDITIONAL DATA:

  • Death Date obtained from "Headstones Provided for Deceased Union Civil War Veterans, 1879-1903"