Campbell County Military
Indian Wars

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Submitted by Leslie Collier

Question: Does anyone have a story handed down as to exactly what this unit did during its 8 days of service?

NARA:  RG 94, Adjutant General's Office  1780's - 1917
Indian Wars, 1817-1858
Compiled Military Service Records
Tennessee Cherokee War, 1836

Payroll missing: these are the compiled service records, that of William D. Sharp copied in full as an example:

Company S, 2 Mounted Tenn Mil.
"William D. Sharp, Corpl, Capt. Maupin's Tennessee Mounted Mil.
Cherokee War
Appears on Company Muster Roll* for Dated July 8, 1836
   * From Second Auditor's Roll. The only roll on file for this organization. Certificate signed by Inspector and Mustering Officer, states that this company was mustered and minutely inspected July 8, 1836.
   When 27 June
   Where Jacksboro
   Period 6 Months
   To place of rendezvous 80 miles.
   From place of discharge home 80 miles.
Subsistence and forage furnished by themselves:
   Subsistence: No. days Eight
   Forage:  No. days  Eight
Due U.S. for arms, equipments, etc., $ [nothing marked]
Remarks:  [nothing marked]"

[All men with no rank indicated served as Privates. Where 2 ranks are indicated, the first is the rank bestowed when the unit mustered in, while the second is the rank he held when it mustered out.]

Agee, Alfred                    1 Sergeant/1 Sergeant
Anderson, James
Ballard, Stephen
Baly, James
Brown, James
Brown, Silvester
Campbell, William
Collett, Anderson
Commer, William
Dayley, Elias
Dickson, William
Dossett, Alfred              1 Lieutenant/1 Lieutenant
Dossett, Andrew
Galor, Jesse
George, Elijah
Grayham, James
Griffith, Martin
Grimes, John                   Sergeant/Sergeant
Hammons, Briant B.
Hancock, Calvin
Hunter, Jonathan D.      Corporal/Corporal
Jeffers, James
Johnson, James
Jones, Jesse L.
Lamb, John E.
Lindsey, William
Linsey, Cornelius
Maupin, Ayres              Captain/Captain
Murry, Aaron S.
Miller, James
Morgan, Eli
Page, Tucker
Pebley, Jacob
Peterson, Calvin            Sergeant/Sergeant
Petross, James               Corporal/Corporal
Philips, John                   2 Lieutenant/2 Lieutenant
Pierce, Thomas
Poe, Samuel
Read, Thomas A.G.
Ridenour, Jeremiah
Sharp, Obadiah
Sharp, Richard A.
Sharp, William
Sharp, William D.            Corporal/Corporal
Smith, James
Smith, Sterling
Stout, Godfrey
Stout, Henry
Stout, Thomas
Swan, Moses H.
Thomas, Chestley
Thomas, Wilson
Vinsant, Daniel
Watson, William
Wheeler, Sidney
Wheeler, Thomas
Williams, Alexander
Williams, Hampton
Williams, Silas                   Ensign/Ensign
Wilson, Jeremiah

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