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Recruites from Memphis

Recruits from Memphis, Enlisted May 1861

 

Day Enlisted

Name

Age

Married

Born

Rank

Occupation

 

15

W. J. Harrison

23

 

Tennessee

Private

 

 

 

Michael Nason

17

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

16

Samuel Brown

26

 

New York

First Sergeant

Laborer

 

 

John Clooney

22

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Lewis Merchant

39

 

France

Sergeant

Tailor

 

 

John T. Thomas

22

Yes

 

Private

 

 

18

Timothy Cavanaugh

37

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

John Connell

38

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

Richard Connell

 

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Dennis Dailey

43

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Patrick Joyce

26

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

James McLaughlin

28

 

Ireland

Corporal

 

 

 

Owen McPartlin

36

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

John Murphy

27

 

Ireland

Private

Drayman

 

 

John Purcell

 

 

Ireland

Sergeant

 

 

 

Eugene Sullivan

21

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Edward Tooney

28

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

James Welsh

27

 

Virginia

Sergeant

 

 

20

Samuel Denton

26

Yes

 

Private

 

 

 

John Flynn

20

 

England

Private

 

 

 

John Hayes

27

 

Ireland

Private

RR work

 

 

James McCarty

41

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

Lewis Putney

35

 

Virginia

Second Sergeant

Clerk

 

 

John Rooney

25

Yes

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Nicholas Schriner

25

 

New York

Artificer

 

 

Patrick Talty

32

Yes

Ireland

Corporal              

Laborer

 

 

George Talty

26

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

John Talty

19

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

Simon Talty

30

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

21

Jerry Driscoll

29

 

Tennessee

Private

 

 

 

Miles Kehoe

27

 

Ireland

Corporal

 

 

 

Francis McShane

28

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

22

John Dewire

27

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Cornelius Layton

 

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Martin Lyon

25

 

Pennsylvania

Private

Steamboat Steward

 

 

Patrick Murphy

25

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

23

Edward Cearns

23

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Charles W. Cooley

26

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Neil Finney

40

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Michael Mahoney

21

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

William O’Donnell

21

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

24

Thomas Clooney

30

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Patrick Mathews

30

 

Ireland

Private

Col’D Holster

 

25

James Fitzpatrick

33

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

Thomas Fitzpatrick

21

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

William Kanary

 

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

John O’Donnell

25

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Michael Shea

37

Yes

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

 

Philip Sullivan

45

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Edward Swinney

36

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

26

Robert King

42

 

 

Private

 

 

 

Dennis Leary

28

 

Ireland

Private

Laborer

 

28

Jerry Crowley

26

 

Ireland

Private

 

 

 

Albert Sailhorst

 

 

 

Private

 

 

29

David Ennis

28

 

New York

Private

 

 

Sources: Compiled Confederate Service Records; National Archives, Record Group 109, M231, Rolls 6, 9, 10, 12, 24, 27, 29, 30, 31, 35, 36, 38; National Archives microfilm group 268 rolls 97–98; James Carey correspondence (descendant of the Talty brothers), March 2003.

 

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