JAMES MADISON MCCALEB
1 stTENNESSEE MOUNTED INFANTRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 29 June 1831 in Jackson County, TN
Died: 16 January 1893 in Smith County, TN
Buried: Gentry Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Samuel Van Rancealiar Asreal Silar Moore and Ellenor 'Nellie' (Ray) McCaleb

1st Married: Susan Evaline Nabors between 1850-1860
Born: about 1831 in Jackson County, TN
Died: between 1880-1889 in Putnam County, TN
Buried: probably Gentry Cemetery, Putnam County, TN
Parents: Richard and Mary (Unknown) Nabors

2nd Married: Rebecca J. Goolsby on 10 November 1889 in Smith County, TN
Born: abt 1870 in White County, TN
Died: Before 4 August 1898 in Smith County, TN
Buried:
Parents: Levi and Mary (Unknown) Goolsby

RELATIVES WHO SERVED

  • Father: Samuel McCaleb - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA
  • Brother: David Lindsey McCaleb - 8th 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 - 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry - USA - USA

MILITARY INFORMATION

1 stTennessee Mounted Infantry
Company K

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Corporal
  • Age: 33
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Complexion: Fair
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Fair
  • Born: Putnam County
  • Enlisted 5 Nov 1864 at Carthage
  • 30 Nov 1864: Promoted to Corporal
  • Mustered Out: 22 Jul 1865
  • Enlistment Papers Included

US PENSION APPLICATION

  • Invalid Pension Application Filed on 1 August 1890; Invalid: 841204; Certificate: 766190
  • Widow's Pension Application Filed on 4 May 1894; Widow's: 595483; Certificate: 409092

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census: Jackson County, TN, Page 259
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 96
  • 1870 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 227
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 165A

ADDITIONAL DATA

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