Crittenden County <br> Civil War Soldiers

Crittenden County
Civil War Soldiers

Robert N. Nation enlisted as a Private on September 14, 1861 in Co. E, 48th Illinois Infantry.
He was a resident of Crittenden County, Kentucky at the time of his enlistment.
He deserted his command on June 21, 1865.

George W. L. Nesbitt  was born about 1842. He enlisted as a Sergent on September 14, 1861 in Co. E, 48th Illinois Infantry US. He was mustered out as a 1st Lieutenant on August 15, 1865.
He lived near Ford's Ferry in Crittenden County in 1899.
He married Mary Maynard a dau. of N. Maynard of Marion, Ky.
He is buried at Freedom Cem., Crittenden Co., Ky.
Illinois 48th Infantry, Co. E,
Crittenden Co., Ky. Cem. Book Vol. IV
See Obit
James Newcombe served in Co. F, 1st Ky. Cavalry CSA.
He was transferred to White's Battery of Artillery in March of 1863.
History of the Orphan Brigade 1861-1865, pg. 1005, Ed Porter Thompson
Adjutant Generals Report Vol. I pg. 512 CSA.

Ira D. Nunn   was born October 5, 1835 in Crittenden County, Kentucky.
He served in Co. I, Woodward's Ky. Cavalry CSA.
He married Sarah A. Shaw in Crittenden County, Ky. on December 5, 1874.
She was born October 27, 1845 in Caldwell County, Ky.
She drew Widow's Pension # 3145, filing from Crittenden County, Ky. in 1914.
Confederate Pensioners of Kentucky, pg. 175, Stephen Lynn

Samuel Arthur Nunn CSA was born in 1837. He died in 1933 and was buried in the Rosebud Cemetery in Crittenden County, Kentucky.
The Crittenden Press, Marion, Ky. August 3, 1928.
WPA Graves Registration.

James Whittset Paris  was from Crittenden County, Ky.
He served in Co. H, 20th Ky. Infantry USA.
He was enrolled on November 12, 1862 and mustered into the service on January 6, 1862 as a Private.
He was discharged on May 11, 1863.
He was described in regimental records as being 5' 11" tall, light complexion, grey eyes, black hair, and weighing between 148- 154 pounds.
He is buried in the Pleasant Hills Cemetery.
Margaret Babb,

William J. Parish
He seved in Co. G 48 Regt. KY Inf.
He was born 4 Apr 1847 and died 19 Jul 1924
Son of Warham & Lucia Amanda (Talley) Parish
He is buried at Hood's Cem, Crittenden Co., Ky.
References: Hood Cemetery Photo by Bonnie Gass
Grave Site Photo

Henry C. Parr
He served in Co. F, 15th Regiment US Army
He was born March 9, 1842 and died Oct. 14, 1919
He is buried at Piney Fork Cem., Crittenden Co., Ky.
Grave Site Photo
Photo by Bonnie Gass

James Henry Phillips  was born in Crittenden County, Ky. in 1841
He served in Co. I & K, 3rd Ky. Infantry CSA.
e drew Pension # 442 filing from Lyon Co., Ky.
Confederate Pensioners of Kentucky, pg. , Stephen Lynn

Richard E. Pickens  was born about 1843, the son of Israel H. and Elizabeth Lamb Pickens.
He served in Capt. Merriwether's Confederate Cavalry and under Gen. N.B. Forrest. He enlisted in the fall of 1861.
He served the duration of the war, being mustered out on April 9, 1865.
He and a companion buried their guns under a tree and went home.
In 1872 he married Miss Nora Linthicum.
He moved to Marion, Kentucky in 1880.
He and Nora were the parents of five children: Richie and Curtis Pickens of Henderson, Otho Pickens from Arizona, Mrs. C.C. Taylor and Mrs. Maurie Boston of Marion.
Richard died on Tuesday evening, June 13, 1922, at his home in Marion.
He had been in ill health for over a year and had been confined to his home for several months.
A brother, Israel, of Marion, also survived him.
Richard was buried on Wednesday at Mapleview Cemetery in Marion.
Obituary, Crittenden Press, Marion, Ky., June 16, 1922, in Western Kentucky Journal, Vol. X, No.3, Summer 2003 by Brenda Joyce Jerome.

J.P. Pierce Col. Chenoweth's Cavalry CSA was born December 6, 1841. He died January 18, 1916 and was buried in lot G-11 in the Mapleview Cemetery in Marion, Kentucky.
Biographical Sketches, Crittenden County, pg. 49
WPA Veterans Graves Registration.

Joseph P. Pogue enlisted as a Private on September 14, 1861 in Co. E, Illinois Infantry.
He was a resident of Crittenden County, Kentucky at the time of his enlistment. He was discharged on May 5, 1862.