Sunday, March 4, 2018

Alfred Babb, born 1821, Private, Co. H, 8th East Tennessee Infantry (Enlisted 1863). Deserted Jan. 1864.

Alfred Babb, aged 42, enlisted as a Private in Company H, 8th East Tennessee Infantry, at Camp Nelson, Kentucky, on 11 August 1863.

Joined for duty and enrolled on 25 July 1853, Greene County, Tennessee, for 3 years.

Muster rolls: Present for July-Aug 1863; Sept-Oct 1863; Nov-Dec 1863.

He deserted on 20 Jan. 1864. The following remarks were on the Muster Rolls after that: 

Jan-Feb 1864: Deserted on March from Strawberry Plains to Knoxville Tenn July 20/64.

Mar-Apr 1864: Deserted on March from Srawberry Plains to Knoxville Jan. 20, 1864. Stop Per one Enfield Rifle Musket, appendages & accoutrements complete.

Muster Out Roll (at) Company Shops, N.C., 30 June 1865 (age 43): Last paid to Oct 31, 1863. Am't for cloth'g in kind or money adv'd $25.03. Bounty paid $___; Due $100. Remarks: Deserted June 25/64 at Strawberry Plains Ga with Enfield Rifle & accoutrements complete.

[Next card]: War Dept., Book Mark 4215 D 1887. Washington, 17 Aug. 1887. [Pre-printed]: "Application for removal of the charge of desertion and for an honorable discharge has been denied." [No remarks].

Surname: Babb.
State: Tennessee
Military Unit: Eighth Infantry
Full Name: Babb, Alfred

Card numbers: 9055545, 9055603, 9055661, 9055719, 9055823, 9055919, 9056282, 10794-6-1883.

Citation: Tennessee, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865, Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Tennessee, Record group 94, Records of the Adjutant General's Office; citing military unit Eighth Infantry, NARA microfilm publication M395 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, General Services Administration, 1963), roll 179.

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