DAVID LINDSEY MCCALEB
8 thTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 21 December 1838 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 31 October 1887 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Bloomington Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Samuel Van Rancealiar Asreal Silar Moore and Ellenor 'Nellie' (Ray) McCaleb

Married: Frances Evaline Shanks on 3 October 1858 in Putnam County, TN
Born: 5 March 1833 in Tennessee
Died: 10 March 1908 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: Bloomington Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents:

Children:

  1. Margaret E. McCaleb
  2. Martha J. McCaleb
  3. Samuel Joseph McCaleb
  4. Sherman G. McCaleb
  5. William D. McCaleb
  6. Thomas McCaleb
  7. Harriet McCaleb
  8. Josie McCaleb

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Father: Samuel McCaleb - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother: James Madison McCaleb - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother: William Addison McCaleb - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother: Samuel Joseph McCaleb - 5th Tennessee Cavalry - USA
  • Brother-in-Law: William Barnett Neighbors - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company B & K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a 2nd Lieutenant
  • Mustered In: 22 Mar 1864 at Carthage
  • Age: 25
  • Enlistment - 30 Apr 1864: Present
  • 30 Jun 1864: Present
  • Jul - Aug 1864: Present
  • Sep - Oct 1864: Absent without Leave
  • Nov - Dec 1864: Discharged by reason of promotion on 4 Dec 1864
  • Dated 6 Feb 1886: 8 Dec 1864 filled a vacancy
  • Mustered Out: 18 Apr 1865 at Nashville, discharged by promotion on 4 Dec 1864 - Having been Commissioned 2nd
  • Lieutenant; transferred to K 1st TN Mounted Infantry
  • Mustered Out: 22 Jul 1865 at Nashville
  • Resigned 13 Jun 1865 per S. O. No 60 Hd 2nd Mil Div of TN date 13 Jun 1865 at Nashville
  • 10 Mar 1906: "The notation of 6 Feb 1886 by which this officer was reorganized as mustered into service as of this grade and origin from 8 Dec 1864 is canceled."
  • Resignation Papers dated 6 Jun 1865 sent from Smith County
  • Resignation was accepted
  • Surgeon's Certificate 5 Jun 1865: suffering from ??? as a result of Typhoid Fever in March last
  • Enlistment Papers included
  • Born in Putnam County
  • Casualty Sheet Included

PENSION APPLICATION ABSTRACT

  • None Found

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 259
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 47
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 150
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 110A

OBITUARY

Putnam County Herald
18 Mar 1908
Vol. VI, No. 7, Page 4

  • Mrs. Eva McCaleb died Tuesday. She leaves seven children to mourn her loss. We extend our sympathy to the bereaved family.