Jul. 10, 1868 Knoxville Knox County Tennessee, USA
Veteran of Confederate Army with rank of Brigadier General. Fought in Wheeler's Cavalry as Colonel of the 2nd (Ashby's) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Was son of Marshall and Lucinda Cocke Ashby. Had moved to Chattanooga by 1860. Wife was Laura Purse. General Ashby was killed by an ardent Unionist, E.C. Camp, at Knoxville on July 10, 1868.