|Death: ||Oct. 22, 1892|
Private, Company A, 2nd Tennessee
Henry joined the Union Army at Cumberland Gap in Aug 1862. He was 18 years old and said he was born in Sullivan Co, TN. He was 5 ft 5 inches tall and a fair complexion and dark hair and eyes.
He is listed on the enlistmant card as a Musician.
In Apr of 1864 Henry got into a fight with Lt. J W Bell. Henry stabbed Bell several times. Henry was charged with "Assault with intent to Kill". He pleaded Not guilty but was found quilty and was sentenced to be shot. This sentence was remitted and he was sent to Military prison for 5 years.
Henry wrote several Generals and senators asking that they look at his record and to consider remitting his sentence. He sent a letter from the guards and men who worked at the Prison in Nashville, It was signed by 16 men who said Henry was a fine young man and should be released.
After 6 months of letters, he was released in Dec of 1865.
He applied for a pension 9 Dec 1889 and it was declared invalid in Oct 1891. It was denied because he was dishonorably discharged. He died Oct 22, 1892 and is buried in the Knoxville National Cemetery.
Name: Henry A. Ausburn
Unit: 2 Tenn. Cav.
Rank - Induction: Com. Sergeant
Notes: Ausbern Henry A.
Pension record card
Henry A Ausburn
2nd Reg Tenn Cav
date filed 9 Dec 1889
Class - Invalid - 742 415 - Law -T Certificate 531601
Widow - 573080 - law - T
Sarah Victoria Martin Ausburn (1851 - 1921)*
Effie Almeda Ausburn Wood (1867 - 1924)*
Sally Elizabeth Ausburn Huddleston-Davis (1878 - 1954)*
Henry Carroll Ausburn (1879 - 1951)*
Lillian C Ausburn Hedgpeth (1880 - 1926)*
Knoxville National Cemetery
Plot: B-3184, Row 23
Maintained by: Betty Vaughn
Originally Created by: Howard A Sutherland
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46147428