This Compiled Military Service Record abstract was transcribed and submitted by Janet Perdue King
Rank Entering the Service: Private
Rank Leaving the Service: Private
Military Unit: 30th Infantry Regiment
Alternate Name for the Military Unit:
Enlistment Date: 22 NOV 1861
Place of Enlistment: Tyree Springs, Sumner Co., Tennessee
Abstract of Information available in the Service Records:
Captured Fort Donelson 16 Feb 1862 taken to Camp Butler, Illinois. Took the Oath of Allegiance and was sent to Vicksburg, Mississippi 23 Sept 1862 to be exchanged.
Personal Information about the Veteran (Not contained in the CMSR): William B. Cochran was born ca 1823 in Sumner Co., TN to Daniel and Mary Brizendine Cochran. He married 2 June 1859 to Susan A. Barber. William died in 1892 in Sumner Co., TN and was buried in Shanklin Cemetery, Portland, TN.
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