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Col John Armenus Fite
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1832
DeKalb County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Aug. 23, 1925
Wilson County
Tennessee, USA

7th Tennessee Infantry CSA
Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958
Name: John Armenus Fite
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 10 Feb 1832
Birth Place: Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee
Age: 93
Death Date: 25 Aug 1925
Death Place: Lebanon, Wilson, Tennessee
Father's Name: Jacob Fite
Father's Birth Place: Tennessee
Mother's name: Matilda Beard
Mother's Birth Place: Tennessee
Certificate Number: 360. Colonel John Amenas Fite was born in DeKalb County, Tennessee on February 10, 1832. He graduated from Cumberland University in 1855. He enlisted as captain of company B of the 7th Tennessee on May 21, 1861.

Fite rose to eventually command the 7th Tennessee. Fite was wounded three times during the War: Mechanicsville, Cedar Mountain, and Chancellorsville. He was captured at Gettysburg and held as a POW until the end of the War.

Fite had a successful post-war career. He became a banker in Smith County and eventually a judge. Fite also served in the state legislature and as the Adjutant General of Tennessee. One of the longest lived of Hill's officers, he died on August 23, 1925 in Lebanon, Tennessee
Family links: 
  Jacob Fite (1786 - 1870)
  Matilda McClary Beard Fite (1793 - 1876)
  Nathan Glenn Robertson (1865 - 1941)*
  Matilda McClary Fite Robertson (1869 - 1962)*
*Calculated relationship
Carthage Cemetery
Smith County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: grave hunter
Record added: Jun 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6536857
Col John Armenus Fite
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Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, A Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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