This Compiled Military Service Record abstract was transcribed and submitted by Carles Morgan
Rank Entering the Service: Private
Rank Leaving the Service: Private
Military Unit: 13th (Dibrell’s) Cavalry Regiment
Alternate Name for the Military Unit: Gores Tn Cavalry
Enlistment Date: 01 SEP 1862
Place of Enlistment: Overton County TN.
Abstract of Information available in the Service Records:
Sep. 1 1862 present, description, Complexion, dark, hair dark, eyes blue, height 5ft 10 in. Captured Macon county Tn received Louisville Ky. April 5 1864, released on oath of allegiance May 14 1864.
Personal Information about the Veteran (Not contained in the CMSR):
Born July 15, 1824, parents James Matterson Brewington and Blessary Smith Brewington. Married Sarah “Sally” Adams lived at Willow Grove , Overton County, died after 1911, buried in Clay County Tn. Fought in battles at Neelys Bend, Franklin, Parkers Crossroads, Triune, Stones River and Murfreesboro. Sent home after catching measles between Chattanooga and Dalton Ga.
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