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Wiley W. Butler (1818-1864)
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Born: Abt 1818 .
Married: Nancy Hicks (1821-) on 15 Jan 1837 in Carroll County Tennessee.
Died: 8 Aug 1864 Andersonville Prison Andersonville Georgia.
Buried: Andersonville National Cemetery Andersonville Georgia.


Thomas Butler
Abt 1792-Bet 1862 and 1865

Wiley W. Butler
Abt 1818-8 Aug 1864
Civil War - Union
Lavina
Abt 1796-Sep 1859

Spouse and Children

       Nancy Hicks


Brothers and Sisters

BUTLER, WILEY W, Co B, private, enlisted for 3 years in Carroll Co on 8/15/62 and mustered in Benton Co, TN on 8/17/62 at age 42/44. He was 5'6 Ła" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, born in Wilson Co, TN, a farmer. He was captured at Lexington or Trenton, TN in Dec 1862 and spent time in the Camp Chase, OH parole camp awaiting exchange. Captured with the regiment at Union City, TN on 3/24/64, Butler spent time in Andersonville Prison, where he died of Ana on 8/8/64. He is buried in the National Cemetery at Andersonville in grave #5017. His wife, Nancy Hicks Butler, applied for a widow's pension in 1867. In the 1883 pension list she was receiving $8 per month. In the 1890 veterans' list she lived near the Buena Vista Post Office in Carroll Co, TN. Wiley Butler was the son of James and Susannah Spencer Butler of Buena Vista, TN. MR #3191 2

Sources:

  1. Civil War Service Record
  2. THE 7TH TENNESSEE CAVALRY USA (Originally 2nd West Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry) Peggy Scott Holley


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