James W. Stevens (1828-1915) Co C 22nd TN Cavalry is buried on Pleasant Hill Rd. James fought with his unit at Franklin. On Dec 12, 1864 he was captured in Carthage, Tennessee.
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While at Franklin, the 22nd TN Cav fought with Bell’s Brigade, Buford’s Division, alongside the 19th, 20th, 21st TN Cav units, and Nixon’s TN Cav.
James enlisted June 28, 1861 into the 22nd TN Cav, Company C., for a period of 12 months. At enlistment he was from DeKalb Co., Tenn. He was 24 years old, 6’1″, blue eyes.
Confederate records show that he was listed as deserted on March 10, 1863, before his first year was up.
Aug – Dec 62 he was listed as absent, a paroled prisoner.
In December 1862 his records show he signed back up with his unit and was placed again in good standing.
By July-Aug 63 he was captured and exchanged back to his army.
By Sept-Oct 63 he was apparently back in good sorts with his unit because he was paid.
He was captured again Dec 12, 1864 in Carthage, Tenn. He was sent to Camp Chase via Louisville. In March 1865 he was transferred to Chicago.