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Thomas Henry Chiles

Male 1837 - 1861  (24 years)


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  • Name Thomas Henry Chiles  [1
    Born 10 Jul 1837  Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 1861  Camp Trousdale, Portland, Sumner County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6365  Carl
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2014 

    Father Paul Chiles, Jr.,   b. 27 Apr 1814, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1861, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Sarah C. Collins,   b. 30 Jun 1821, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1891, Giles County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married Abt 1836 
    Family ID F2250  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 about Thomas H. Chiles
      Name: Thomas H. Chiles
      Side: Confederate
      Regiment State/Origin: Tennesee
      Regiment Name: 3 (Clack's) Tennessee Infantry.
      Regiment Name Expanded: 3rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Clack's)
      Company: G
      Rank In: First Sergeant
      Rank In Expanded: First Sergeant
      Rank Out: First Sergeant
      Rank Out Expanded: First Sergeant
      Film Number: M231 roll 8
      Source Information:
      National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007.
      Original data: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, online <http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/>, acquired 2007.

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      Company G, 3rd Tennessee Regiment
      War History Muster Roll
      Organized at Corner sville, Giles County, Tennessee
      Sargeant Thomas H. Chiles-served under Captain Calvin H. Walker, who
      later became Colonel under reorganization.
      Source:
      www.rootsw eb.com/~tngiles/cvlwar/3rdregt/htm

      3rd Tennessee Infantry Memorial Roll
      Chiles, Thomas H.
      Died at Camp Trousdale, Tennessee
      August 21, 1861
      Source:
      www.rootsweb. com/~tngiles/cvlwar/memorial.htm

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      GENEALOGICAL ABSTRACTS FROM REPORTED DEATHS, THE NASHVILLE CHRISTIAN ADVOCATE, 1861; 1872-1873
      By Jonathan Kennon Thompson Smith
      Copyright, Jonathan K. T. Smith, 1997
      JULY-DECEMBER 1861
      (Page 15)
      December 26, 1861
      PAUL CHILES, JR., born March 27, 1811; died Oct. 23, 1861; he and wife joined MECS Sept. 26, 1855; contracted disease while waiting on son, THOMAS H. CHILES, volunteer in Capt. Walker's company, and stayed with him until he died; brought son home for burial and he also soon died of camp fever. His son, WILLIS CHILES, of Capt. Worley's company, came home sick with camp fever and died December 6, 1861, leaving a widow and child.
      Source:
      www.tngenweb. org/records/davidson/nca/nca4-03.htm

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      Photo of grave at this website...
      Thomas Henry Chiles
      Birth: Jul. 19, 1837
      Giles County
      Tennessee, USA
      Death: Aug. 21, 1861
      Portland
      Sumner County
      Tennessee, USA

      Son of Paul Chiles and Sarah Collins Chiles Perry, Thomas served the CSA as 1st Sergeant with the 3rd(Clack's)Tennessee Infantry, Company G under Colonel Calvin H. Walker.

      According to his military records he died at Camp Trousdale on August 21, 1861. Abstracts from reported deaths in the Nashville Christian Advocate state he died of camp fever and was attended to by his father who stayed with him until he died. It was also stated in the article that Paul Chiles Jr. brought his son home for burial and he also soon died of
      camp fever.

      Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace.

      Special thanks to Mary Bob McClain for her volunteer work with this family and many others.

      Family links:
      Parents:
      Paul Chiles (1814 - 1861)
      Sarah Collins Perry (1821 - 1891)

      Burial:
      Diana Cemetery
      Diana
      Giles County
      Tennessee, USA

      Maintained by: Gloria Tune
      Originally Created by: Mary Bob McClain
      Record added: Jun 06, 2010
      Find A Grave Memorial# 53318731
      http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=chiles&GSfn=thom as&GSiman=1&GScid=2186533&GRid=53318731&

  • Sources 
    1. [S359] Personal Family Information.