John Smith Cotton from Murfressboro, served with 1st TN Infantry (CSA) – captured on Hood’s retreat

Name:  Cotton, John Smith
DOB:  April 25, 1825     DOD:  August 1907     Age at Enlistment:  36
Date of Enlistment:  November 21, 1862     Place of Enlistment:  Murfreesboro, TN
Rank at Enlistment:  Private     Rank at Discharge:  Private

Causality (KIA, WIA, Captured):  Captured on Hood’s Retreat from Nashville.

Comments:  Was a conscript that was brought into service at Murfreesboro.  Was detached as a nurse in Rome, GA in 1863.  Sent back to the Company in 1864.  He was captured on Hood’s Retreat from Nashville.

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