Confederate Soldiers Buried in Maury County Cemeteries

Confederate Soldiers Buried in Wilkes Camp Ground Cemetery at Culleoka, Tennessee

  • ABERNATHY, Cornelius Beverly
  • AMIS, John Erastus, 48th Tennessee Infantry
  • AMIS, McCoy Campbell, captured at Ft. Donelson, d. in prison 12 March 1862
  • CALVERT, Lewis Nelson “Nils”
  • CAMPBELL, Alexander Thomas “Dick”
  • COCHRAN, James A., 1st Lt., Co. F, 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Wheeler’s)
  • COVEY, William Russell, Co. G, 1st Tennessee Volunteers, H.Fields’ Co.
  • CRAIG, Samuel Scott
  • FLEMING, Elijah Coleman “Brud”
  • HENDERSON, William A. “Billy”
  • HOLDING, James G., Co. F, 3rd Tennessee Infantry
  • HOWLETT, Isaac James, Captain, Co. F, 48th Tennessee Infantry
  • HOWLETT, James S., Dr., 2nd Lt., Co. E, 3rd Tennessee
  • HUBBARD, W.A., Capt., Cavalry
  • HUGHES, Archelus Brice, Co. F, 3rd Tennessee, d. Bowling Green, KY, 5 Oct 1861
  • HUGHES, James A., Dr., Surgeon, 2nd Tennessee Cavalry
  • HUGHES, John L.
  • HUNT, James Turner
  • INGRAM, Hiram
  • JONES, George W., Maj., Capt., Co. F, 3rd Tennessee
  • KENNEDY, William H.
  • LOVE, Joseph, Capt., 2nd Lt., Co. C, 48th Tennessee
  • MOORE, Frank J.
  • MOORE, Joe W.
  • PRIDE, John S.
  • RAMSEY, Green E., Co. F, 3rd Tennessee, d. Russellville, KY, Feb. 14, 1862
  • RAMSEY, James Albert
  • RICHARDSON, William M.
  • SMITH, William B.
  • TOMLINSON, Joe Brown, Co. H, 1st Tennessee Cavalry (Wheeler’s)
  • TOMLINSON, Merritt Booker, Capt., Co. F, 3rd Tennessee, P.M.Q.M
  • WILKES, John B.
  • WILKES, John Love, Co. E, 11th Tennessee Cavalry
  • WILKES, Richard Sparks
  • WILLIAMSON, Charles S., Q.M., 11th Tennessee Cavalry

Also buried in Wilkes Camp Ground Cemetery:

  • MARSHALL, L.O., Federal soldier of the Civil War

 

Confederate Soldiers Buried at St. John’s Church Cemetery

  • BECKHAM, Robert F., Colonel, 6 May 1837 – 5 Dec 1864, wounded and died at Columbia
  • BROWN, Campbell, 27 Nov 1840 – 30 Aug 1893, General on Ewell’s Staff
  • DUBOSE, Joel, d. 29 Nov 1864; wounded Battle of Columbia
  • GRANBERRY, Joseph J., 1838 – 2 Jan 1882, 3rd TN Inf
  • HARPER, John, Lt., d. 9 Nov 1864 at St. John’s, Co. K, 30th AL Regmt
  • HOWARD, John William, 27 Apr 1847 – 14 Oct 1921, Forrest’s Cavalry
  • JOHNSON, Isom Andrew, 18 Dec 1840 – 31 Jul 1913, Co. D, 19th Cavalry
  • LITTLEFIELD, William, Lt., 1 Feb 1845 – 15 Sep 1899, Co. C, 19th TN CAV; wounded at Resaca
  • MARSH, J. H., Lt. (Hardeman County, TN), Aide to Gen. Strahl, no dates
  • MARTIN, Thomas Granville, 27 Sep 1831 – 10 Aug 1912, Co. A, 9th TN Cavalry
  • McMURRAY, Welborn, 24 Nov 1843 – 25 Mar 1864
  • POLK, Rufus K., 31 Oct 1843 – 27 Aug 1902, 10th Infantry
  • POLK, Lucius Eugene, Brigadier General, 10 Jul 1833 – 1 Dec 1893, b. Salisbury, NC
  • POLK, William, 1 Feb 1839 – 5 Apr 1906, 48th TN Regmt
  • SEYMORE, J..A. 17 Feb 1837 – 21 Nov 1864, Barker’s Co., Forrest’s Old Regmt, d. Fayette Co.
  • YEATMAN, Henry C., 22 Sep 1831 – 1 Aug 1910, d. at Hamilton Place
  • YOUNG, _____, Colonel, from Texas, killed at Franklin, TN, 30 Nov 1864

 

Bishops Buried at St. John’s Church Cemetery

  • BARTH, Theodore Nott, D.D., 11 Jul 1898 – 22 Aug 1961. “Bishop of Tennessee, b. Mt. Savage, Md., d. Memphis, Tennessee.”
  • GATES, Rev. W. Fred, Jr., 1912-1987 (Rector of St. Peter’s Parrish, 1943-1966; Bishop Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee)
  • MAXON, James Matthew (1 Jan) 1875 – (8 Nov) 1948. (Fourth Bishop of Tenn., Coadjutor Bishop, 1922-1935; Bishop, 1935-1947)
  • OTEY, James Harvey, 27 Jan 1800 – 23 Apr 1863. “First Bishop of the Holy Catholic Church in Tennessee.”
  • VANDER HORST, John, 10 Jan 1912 – 19 Apr 1980. “7th Bishop of the Diocese of Tennessee.”

Note: One of the most famous Bishops, co-founder and first rector of St. John’s Church, Lt.Gen. Leonidas Polk, CSA, is not buried here, but in Christ Cathedral in New Orleans. His body was taken there after he was killed in the Battle of Kennesaw Moutain in Georgia. He had been appointed Bishop of Louisiana.

Sources: Gravestone inscriptions, St. John’s Church Cemetery
Historical notes from Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries, by Fred Hawkins

 

Confederate Soldiers Buried in Greenwood Cemetery

  • ALFORD, Monroe, 25 May 1837 – 14 Dec 1904
  • BYNUM, Joseph Wingfield, 24 Apr 1839 – 9 Dec 1861, Co. H, 1st TN Inf, killed at Old Milboro, VA
  • CHERRY, James P., 2 Jan 1830 – 22 May 1862
  • CHERRY, Thomas S., 9 Jan 1838 – 30 Mar 1884, Co. B, 2nd TN Inf
  • DILLON, John M., 8 Apr 1838 – 22 Nov 1904, Co. B, 2nd TN Inf, d. in Old Soldiers Home
  • POLK, William Hawkins, 24 May 1815 – 16 Dec 1862, 1st TN Cav (Also served as Major in Mexican War; brother of President James K. Polk)
Soldiers Buried in Zion Cemetery
  • ARMSTRONG, James, 6 Apr 1764 – 4 Nov 1837
  • FRIERSON, Robert, 6 Mar 1743 – Jun 1808
  • FRIERSON, Samuel, 15 Dec 1765 – 9 Jul 1815
  • LINN, William L., May 1750 – 10 Oct 1835
  • LITTLEFIELD, William, Capt., 1752 – 1 Nov 1822
  • MACON, John, Major, 10 Mar 1755 – 9 Feb 1828
  • MATTHEWS, David, ca 1763 – 10 Feb 1855
  • MAYES, Samuel, Dr., 5 July 1759 – 22 Aug 1841
  • STEPHENSON, James White, Rev., Jan 1756 – 6 Jan 1832
  • WALSTON, William, ca 1749 – 1830

War of 1812 Soldiers Buried in Zion Cemetery

  • COOPER, Matthew Delamere, 30 Oct 1792 – 20 Dec 1878, “b. Chester Dist., S.C.; War of 1812.”
  • DICKEY, George, 23 May 1778 – 30 Nov 1847. 69-05-23. (Captain)
  • DICKEY, Benoni, 1785 – ? (known to be buried here; tombstone gone)
  • DOBBINS, James, Apr 1776 – 24 Dec 1862 (Captain)
  • FLEMING, Thomas F., 21 Aug 1789 – 15 Nov 1838
  • FLEMING, Major John Dickey, 2 Mar 1792 – 12 Aug 1882. “Born Williamsburg Dist., S.C.; War of 1812.”
  • FRIERSON, Moses G., Jan 1775 – 13 Jan 1813. “b. Williamsburg Dist., S.C.” (Captain)
  • KENNEDY, William E., 18 Apr 1794 – 17 Dec 1868.
  • THOMAS, Job H., 16 Sep 1780 – 14 Jun 1860.
  • WILLIAMS, General Samuel H., 27 Jun 1769 – 21 Apr 1835. (Box tomb)

Confederate Soldiers Buried in Zion Cemetery

The following has been compiled from “History of Maury County, Tennessee,” by William Bruce Turner, from indication of Confederate service in listing of burials at Zion Presbyterian Church Cemetery in “Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries,” compiled by Fred Hawkins in 1989, and from personal notes taken at Zion Cemetery. The list may not be complete, and there are probable inaccuracies.

  • ARMSTRONG, James Gray, Captain, Co “A,” 23rd Inf, CSA, 25 Dec 1829 – 4 Jan 1863.
  • ARMSTRONG, Moses Gordon, 23rd Inf, CSA, 14 Nov 1832 – 11 Dec 1895.
  • ARMSTRONG, Samuel Henry, Jr., 19th Cav, CSA, 27 Jun 1842 – 3 Jul 1902.
  • ARMSTRONG, Samuel Henry, Sr., 25 Aug 1800 – 29 May 1869, “CSA, Elder Zion Church 35 years.”
  • ARMSTRONG, George Dickey, Sgt., Co. “C,” 48th TN Inf, POW, 13 Mar 1829 – 3 May 1862.
  • ARNELL, William Lewis, died of illness while in Confederate Army, “lawyer, soldier,” no dates.
  • BARNES, Thomas
  • BARNES, Willie
  • BRATTON, Samuel H., Captain, Co. “G,” 9th TN Cav Bn, CSA, 20 Feb 1837 – 13 Mar 1885.
  • BROWN, Samuel Tenant, Co. “K,” 48th TN Inf, CSA, 14 Sep 1835 – 7 Jan 1897.
  • BUNCH, Sol H., Co. “A,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, 1830 – 1905.
  • BURTON, Charles E., CSA, 24 Mar 1811 – 25 Jun 1898.
  • CARTHEL, Thomas Joseph, Captain, Co. “G,” 47th TN Inf, CSA, d. 22 Jul 1864, Atlanta, no tombstone.
  • CECIL, Gordon Thomas, Co. “E,” 6th TN Inf, CSA, 1845 – 1915.
  • COOPER, Addison, CSA, no dates.
  • COOPER, Duncan Brown, Colonel, CSA, 21 Apr 1845 – 4 Nov 1923.
  • COOPER, Thomas S., 5 Sep 1834 – 6 Feb 1923, no CSA marker.
  • DIXON, Joseph E., Dr., Surgeon, Co. “B,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, physician at Ashwood, 14 Aug 1831 – 7 Apr 1902.
  • DOBBINS, Albert Newton, CSA, 1840 – 1893.
  • DOBBINS, Alexander, Co. “E,” 6th TN Cav, CSA, 11 Jan 1840 – 23 Dec 1887.
  • EMBRY, Willis/Willie B., Co. “G,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, KIA, 20 Aug 1825 – 11 Aug 1864.
  • FRIERSON, Edward C., Co. “E,” 6th TN Cav, CSA, 15 Jul 1841 – 4 Sep 1869.
  • FRIERSON, Francis LeGarde, Co. “B,” 2nd TN Inf, CSA, Jun 1834 – 7 Apr 1914.
  • FRIERSON, Franklin Witherspoon, Co. “K,” 48th TN Inf, CSA, 23 Oct 1836 – 17 Mar 1899.
  • FRIERSON, Henry, Co. “G,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, d. in Federal prison, 24 Feb 1843 – 26 Feb 1865.
  • FRIERSON, James Armstrong, Co. “G,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, 18 May 1835 – 30 Aug 1899.
  • FRIERSON, John Henry, Co. “F,” 6th TN Cav, CSA, 1839 – 1923.
  • FRIERSON, Joshua James, CSA, 22 Dec 1835 – 24 Sep 1898.
  • FRIERSON, Robert Luther (also listed as Luther Robert), CSA, d. Smithville, MS, 8 Dec 1844 – 25 Feb 1863.
  • FRIERSON, Samuel Wickliffe, CSA, 4 Jul 1814 – 2 Jan 1865.
  • FRIERSON, Theodore, M.D., CSA 5 Apr 1826 – 19 Mar 1898.
  • FRIERSON, William James, Rev., CSA, 1837 – 1917.
  • FRIERSON, William J., Jr., CSA, 8 Jul 1841 – 8 Oct 1862.
  • HILL, James, CSA, no dates.
  • HUNTER, E., CSA, KIA 1864, no dates.
  • JONES, E., not listed in “Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries.”
  • JONES, Willis Coleman, CSA, 22 Feb 1847 – 5 Dec 1893.
  • KING, Meredith David, Co. “A,” 60th NC Inf, CSA, 30 Jul 1836 – 4 Apr 1909.
  • LIPSCOMB, Archibald A., Captain, Co. “A,” 1st TN Cav, CSA, 1839 – 1911.
  • McFALL, William Hamlett, 2nd Lt, Co. “B,” 9th Cav, CSA, 26 Jan 1835 – 23 Jan 1902.
  • McMILLAN, Augustus A., Co. “H,” 9th ALA Cav, CSA, 2 Oct 1847 – 2 Jul 1920.
  • MARTIN, Matthew, Colonel, 23rd TN Inf, CSA, 18 Jun 1812 – 11 Jan 1892.
  • MAYES, Albert Wingfield, Co. “E,” 48th TN Inf, CSA, 8 Sep 1833 – 18 Nov 1908.
  • MAYES, Henry S., 6th Cav, Wheeler’s Division, CSA, 8 Sep 1844 – 3 Jun 1922.
  • MAYES, John Junius, CSA, KIA, 9 May 1837 – 2 Nov 1862.
  • PORTERFIELD, D.H./D.M., Co. “E,” 8th TN Cav, CSA, no dates.
  • ROBINSON, John J.(also listed as Joseph J.), CSA, 5 Dec 1842 – 21 Jan 1868.
  • ROBINSON, William W., not listed in “Maury County, Tennessee Cemeteries.”
  • SELLARS/SELLERS, John James, Co. “C,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, 9 Dec 1844 – 6 Oct 1865.
  • SOWELL, Augustus F., Sr., Co. “C,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, 6 Dec 1844 – 29 Sep 1931.
  • STEPHENSON, John James, Captain, Co. “B,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, 26 Feb 1839 – 2 Oct 1915.
  • STEPHENSON, Samuel McClelland, CSA, 8 Aug 1838 – Sep 1910.
  • STEPHENSON, William White, CSA, 24 Sep 1844 – 17 Aug 1915.
  • THOMAS, J.W.B., CSA, 8 Jan 1817 – 28 Jan 1892.
  • THOMPSON, William Vance, Major, Co. “A,” 9th TN Cav, CSA, d. 13 Oct 1873, aged abt. 43 years.
  • WALKER, Robert Gayle, Co. “E,” 1st TN Cav, CSA, 1847 – 1927.
  • WATKINS, David Frierson, Co. “F,” 1st TN Cav, CSA, 1844 – 1929.
  • WATKINS, Samuel Rush, Co. “H,” 1st Tn Inf, CSA, 26 Jun 1839 – 20 Jul 1901, (author, “Co. Aytch.”)
  • WILSON, John James, Sr., CSA, 16 Jul 1830 – 10 Oct 1907.
  • YOURE/YOUREE, F., CSA, no dates.

 Additional information concerning either Confederates of all companies or Co. H, 1st Tenn Inf in particular, who are buried in Zion Cemetery, is welcomed.



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  1. Confederate Soldier buried in Potts Cemetery at Kinderhook: Potts, Miles June 8, 1833-Jan.26, 1915
    ConfererateSoldier buriedin Potts at Tanyard Cemetery: Potts, Calvin Lee 1829-unknown date of death

    Both were brothers, sons of John Calvin Potts ad Martha Patsey Humphrey Potts. If you need more documentation I can supply it. Thank you Cheryl Wilson (meltonc17@yahoo.com)

    • Yes it is located on Hwy 7 between columbia and dickson close to Fly. On side of the road with large sign that identifies it. Very clean and fenced.

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