HICKMAN THOMAS
5 thTENNESSEE CAVALRY
USA

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: about 1828 in DeKalb County, Tennessee
Died: 16 March 1896 in Putnam County, Tennessee
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Parents:

1st Married: Mary M. UNKNOWN about 1850
Born: about 1831 in Tennessee
Died: before 1866
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Children:

  1. Sarah E. Thomas
  2. Reuben B. Thomas
  3. Elias W. Thomas
  4. Clary A. Thomas

2nd Married: Jincy Alvira Richardson on 18 June 1866 in Putnam County, Tennessee
Born: about 1838 in Tennessee
Died: after 1900 in Putnam County, Tennessee
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Parents:

Children:

  1. Margaret Thomas
  2. James Thomas
  3. Winnie Thomas
  4. Nancy Thomas
  5. Angeline Thomas

MILITARY INFORMATION

5 thTennessee Cavalry
Company I

ABSTRACT:

  • Entered the service as a Private and left the service as a Private
  • Enlisted 6 Dec 1862 in Nashville
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Complexion: Dark
  • Eyes: Black
  • Hair: Dark
  • Born: DeKalb County
  • Mustered In: 6 Dec 1862
  • 21 Dec 1862 - 28 Feb 1863: Deserted 21 Feb 1863 from forage train
  • Descriptive List of Deserters: 23 Feb 1863
  • Mar & Apr 1863: Deserted from forage train near Murfreesboro, TN 21 Feb 1863 with pistol
  • Mustered Out: Deserted from forage near Murfreesboro 21 Feb 1862
  • 24 Nov 1891: War Department - Application for the removal of the charge of desertion and for an honorable discharge has been denied.
  • Enlistment Papers Included

FEDERAL PENSION APPLICATION

CENSUS DATA

  • 1850 Census:
  • 1860 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 52
  • 1870 Census:
  • 1880 Census: Putnam County, TN, Page 111D