J. H. Hammon & R. Hammon, enlisted on 12/1/1862 as Privates, mustering into "B" Co. TN Napier's Battn Cavalry
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
Napier’s Tennessee Cavalry Battalion
Organized December 1862; consolidated with Cox’s Battalion February 25, 1863 to form 10th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment.
Captain John Minor, Co. “B”. Organized December 7, 1862. Men from Montgomery County. Became “E”, 10th Regiment
J. H. Hammons & R. Hammons, Privates, Captain John Minor’s Company C, Napier’s Tennessee Cavalry,* enlisted December 7, 1862 at Waverly by Col. J. M. Johnson for 3 years, value of horses $ 130 & 125 respectively, no further records
* This company subsequently became Company B, Napier’s Battalion Tennessee Cavalry
Note, the December 7, 1862 muster roll is the only roll in the records for Company B, Napier’s Battalion
The June 1863 & May/June, 1863, dated July 22, 1863 at Rossville, Ga. muster rolls, are the only two rolls for Company E of the 10th Tennessee surviving
Neither of the Hammonds/Hammans/Hammons are listed
Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Tennessee
They were 19 and 30 years old respectively on enlistment, therefore they were of conscript age and must have seen further service. Perhaps their omission in the records is due to sloppy bookwork.