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Henry Clay Terrell
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1821
Spencer County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1868
Spencer County
Kentucky, USA

CIVIL WAR JOURNAL OF HENRY CLAY TERRELL
This transcription was done many, many years ago by Mrs. Mary "Mamie" Harp Franklin. Bless her for all her work on this project. I followed her transcription very closely and have checked parts against a copy of the original journal shared with me by Marian Ledden Crowell, a g-granddaughter of Henry Terrell. In the front of the book is this: H. C. Coneley Left camp Legal on the A Union Soldier, His first date is given Dec. 29, 1862 ____ is used where words are illegible and names are in capitals. Henry Clay Terrell was the s/o Zachariah Terrell, Capt. In War of 1812, and grandson of Henry Chiles Terrell, Rev. War Soldier Henry's service records say he joined 6th Oct., 1861. age 40, five feet 11 inches, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair. and was a farmer. Dec. 29, 1862- Mt. Eden, Spencer CO., Ky I left home Sunday morning for Camp Segal (Sigel) in Company with Captain E. Hedden and others. We got to Eminence that night and staid at Mr. LOCKWOODS and left on the cars on Monday morning 30 Dec. for camp and arived at Louisville At 11 o'clock A. M. ___ Told COL. WHITAKER Reag had left for Bardstown We ate som nice Pound cake and pies and chickens that some friend had Taken Down for some friends The we Left To overtake The Reags and suckseded in Doing so six miles from Louisville and We encamped Tweleve miles from Louisville that night I met cosen JACOB and cosen JOHN BOSTON as we was putting up for the night in MR. HALLS Woods and after sypper Cosen JACOB BOSTON came for me and as many wood go home with him. MR. SIMP. McGAUGHEY and myself went home with him and staid All night and had a good Bed and Breckfast and cousin Betsy fixed Som Sausage and Hame and ____ (torn off) and Biscuits for us To eate At Dinner We left Hall'' Woods Tuesday morning 31 Dec. and marched on That Day and Encamp on Simpson Creek in Bullit county and there was A grate menny chickens and Gees Stolen That night by Some of The Company next morning it Being New Years morning The Regn, was Searched for ___ (Torn off) But none Being found we marched on To the far Grounds near Bardstown where a Regn had Just Left LEUTENANT SAMPSON and my Self went To Bardstown and we were not long Thear Before CAPT. HEDDEN came up and we ate our Supper at Mr. ELYA S. WATTES when we Got Ready To Start Back To Camp CAP H. and LOUT. SAMPSON ___ (torn) LOUTENENT SHAL____ arested as Bardstown was under Martile Law They was conveyed To GENERAL WOOD and Was Released As the orders was To Arest Every officer and Soldier after night But CAPT H and Lout Snot noing That Such was orders they was Dismissed
next morning was Thursday of Jan. 1862 We tuck up the line pof March for Camp Morton about 5 miles from Bardstown and about twelve from New Haven We Staid at Camp Morton from Thursday night until Monday morning which Place I Enjoyed my Self very well WILLIAM HOWARD OR HARRISON, JOHN HARRISON, JAMES BURNETT AND HENRY HEDDEN, JERD NENELL (?) WESLEY GRAY and LOUTENENT W. HOWARD came UP To See uss So Did HENN(?) and COL. EASLEY
we Left camp MORTON 6 day of January on Monday morning for This Place which is called Camp Wicliff in Larue county we got one mile Past New Haven That night and camped our in The Woods with out our Tents CAPTEN TAYLOR and SNIDER came over that night with most of There men to see uss Staing Some our (hour?) or Two CAPT. E. HEDDEN and most of his company went Back with CAPT. SNIDER and men I saw JOHN SULLIVAN and DICK PUGH and A C The Boys That was Sick we had a Jolly Time After staing one or Two hours with the Boys we went Back To our camp I saw BOB ACVEN or AKEVEN At the Bridg__ (torn) one of the ard The next morning I was on of The Advancen gard and we past up Muldars Hill The Road was Turnpike Sopme of The Boys wood Get Whiskey and Get Drunk After getting up Mulders Hill we found The road guarded To our camp we are encamped in the Woods There is some 18 or 20 thousnad men at this time We are under BRIG. GENERAL NELLSON The small Pox is in one of the Indiana Regments I am cook doe our mess as I have no Duty To Perform
This is Monday the 12 of Jan. 1862 it is Turning cold H. C. Terrell
13 of January 1862 it commenst snowing and snowed All night and All of CAPT. HENNEDS men was Taken with the Diarear from some cause or other CAPT HEDDEN is not fit for Duty LOUT. SAMPSON and ____ McCAMMELL is not fit for Duty
This is the 14 A Fine Day J. T. HOUCHINS came in Camp To Day from Home it is ____ that old UMPHREY MARCHEL is Being Defeated and his men scatered So that they will not Get To Geather soon The Boys is out on Rotation Drill I am Sitting in my Tent with JACOB BROWN, JAMES NICKELSON and WILLIAM RAMSEY is Sick BENJIMAN S. REID is Sick JOHN SUTT is we Stand Guard To DAY I am well and Get Dinner Today Diner is over. H. C. TERRELL
Mt. Eden Spencer _____ (torn) Camp Wickliff Jan 14, 1862 It commenced Raining To night and Rained all night it has quit this morning 14 I am sick this morning There is some of the Boys is Home Sick BENJIMAN S. REID is Sick this morning with the Diareah (/) JAMES McCAMMELL is Sick BENJIMAN LONG Got Breadfast I have not Been out of my Bunk yeat I want some whiskey for stew
16 Jan. 1862 It is a fine morning CAPT. HEDDEN men and my Self is out on Pikcet Duty Some five miles from Camp Wickleff on the Watters of _____ Creek and some better Today we left B. S> REID, JAMES McCAMELL, JAMES SIMPSON, B. S. SAMPSON Sick in Camp. Went up to a still hous wheare BEN LONG an ___ BROWN and POLK is ___ We got some Good Bear I brought some Down and Boiled it and Sweetened it some of the Boys was sick from Drinking it CAPT HEDDEN and LOUT HOWARD Bought a Pone of cornbread Capt and Lout stand (?) out MR. BROWNFIELD AND (?) got supper bed and breckfast
17 We are waiting for the Releaf to come and Releave uss it is Cloudy This morning an company of cavelery went out this morning for some purpos We left our Picket post and come in To camp when we got in BEN. S. REDD had a letter for me form my wife sent by JOHN O. SULLIVAN he was in Camp this morning But I did not see him I was glad to hear from home I was glad to see my Babbys Hand on the Letter I will Keep it To Look at I want ANNEY BRISPEN (?) Every Day and night I Dreamed I saw my wife and she wood not Speak to me nor ANNY (I believe, Anny is his dau. Annie Margaret) either. I dreamed that JAMES HARRSION was Dead it is now q/2 after Two oclock The Redgement has gon out on Batallion Drill This evening our Company is not on Duty To Day H. C. TERRELL
10 minetts of 3 oclock P. M. Heavy cannon ___ heard in the Direction of Rewsane(?) and Buckner I think They are fighting at the advance guards JOHN CHADWICK Briart (brought) in JAMES FORD capt from Shebbs in New Orleans was acquained with my Father in The ___ 1815
STEPHEN H. MADDEX Sone of ELLEN TERRELL Daughter LYNCH TERRELL living in Henry county he is in CAPT. LONGS Company letter F. It rained all night last night
18. it was raining this morning So that our cook could not Get Breckfast soon I went our this morning and found that LOUTENENT SAMPSON Had Resigned and we Have to Alect one This morning I have Just Ate Breckfast and Ate one Slice of Good ham BEN S. REID is not yeat well I received a letter from my wife and was Glad To hear That they was all well I am agoing To see COL. W. C.WHITIKER if he will let me go Home and Settle some business of importance it is very muddy To Day I am in CAPT. HEDDENS Markey in conservation with the officers We have been putting Bresh in our Tents So that we ___ Keep out selves Dry and Healthy when we come to this place it was so thick with Bushes That a Dog could not Get through without skining his sides or Knocking out his Eyes But we have cleaned it up so that it now Readdy for cultivation the Land we ocupy belong To one MR. McCLEVER on of his sones is in CAPT. HEDDEN company There will be an Election for first LOUTENENT HENRY CHOAT is spoken of As canidate for the office JOHN SUTT is Sick To Day BILL CARPENTER is ______ JOHN SUTT is fun(/) JOHN EASLEY is in CAPT. HEDDEN markey with me as is WILLIAM ROBERTSON
18 January 1862 It is night, it is raining The Ekiction is over HENRY CHOATE is elected first Loutenent he is Treeting to Bear The Boys that has to stand on Guard To night has A Hard Time in th emud and rain Thank God that I am not on guard To night I will close for the night as it is Dark and Raining I am agoing To Drink Some Bear with H. CHOAT.
19 it rained all night last night CAPT. HEDDEN Sent for BEN LONG To Drink whiskey and BEN Got Drunk and GEORGE MINTER was so Drunk That the Boys Had to Pack him To His Bunk BEN S> REID is still sick so is JAMES NICKELSON and JOHN SUTT we have been out on Roal call this morning at 6 oclock A. M. it is so muddy that we had To Get Bresh To Lay down To walk on To keep us our of the mud This is th Sabbath and I have kept it as such
This was instection (inspection?) Day, but it was so muddy the Colenell WHITIKER countermanded we went out on Dress Peraid This evening I went and Put a letter to my wife Rend (?) RUSSELL is Post Master in our Regament I am in my Tent with my ____ Talking about Home and Times that M___ Past and if we could not enjoy our selves in That Way we wood Be Sad Some Boys is singing some of the Old Time Songs we live on Hard Bread and coffee and Bacon and Beef and Beens and Hommany It rained so very hard last night. The wind is in the north this morning and it is Turning colder I am standing guard To Day and I am not well To Day The Baker is fixing To Bake Bread for uss and we will have soft bread to eat we Have Been Living in Hard Bread and fried Bread my Bones Akes To Day Some of the Boys is not well it is the water it made All Sick But we are getting youest To it and I thot that in A few Days we will Be All Right again about 2 oclock P. M. , one of CAPT. LEES (?) men was on guard and he was sitting Down when GENERAL NELSON came bye and he Did not get up nor salute the general; He was put in the Guard hous and Tied and had to sett in That condition for 24 hour without Any Thing to Eat.
21 (1862) It snowed a little Last night and DR. GOON is sick this morning He went to Hodgenville and He Ate A fine Dinner and He is sick this morning from it. The sone is about to Shine out To Day The Boys is A fixing To Send Thear money Home some went in To it and some wont I have not gon in To it and if I can Get my money I will Either send or Bring it Home my self I made me a cup of Sadge Tea and went out Bpought a lofe of lite Bread and that is All I ate for my breckfast I have Ben to the Doctor and got some medison for my cold now after Diner and The Boys is About Going out on Batation Drill BLUFORD SAMPSON is fixing To Go Home He Starts Tomorrow morning my Head aches this evening our Pay Roll is filled up and sent off This morning and if nothing happens we will Get our pay in a few Days and How the Boys will make their money Flye for Something to Drink and ate I would like to give A true and accurate Act of Every Thing That Happens since I left Home I Have Takin one Powder for my cold I am not well Anuff for Duty To Day This Evening while the Boys was out on The Batallion Drill A messenger Arived with A Dispatch That ZOLLICOFFER was kiled and about four or Five Hundred of his men was Killed and all of his guns was Takin and ALL of the Bagaeg and Equipment and a Lot of Prisoners of all the Shouting That you ever Heard it was Hear The Ohio and Indiana Redgements was Rejoysing as much as any set of men could Be They wanted To Be in a Fite But it is not To late yeat and if we can Get To help ROUSAW whoop Buckner we will Be sadssfied I and BEN S. REED made uss A Big stue of Hollan Gin for our cold and CAPT. HEDDEN and JAMES NICKELSON and HENRY CHOAT and GEORGE MINTER Drank some of our stew and I feel a grate Deal Better This morning and if nothing Happens I will be well in A few days I am agoing To See The Doctor He Did not give me Any medicon as I had Some To Take The officer Drill was this morning I saw one man fall full length with his gun he masured from 6 feet The boys is out on Squad Drill I am sitting in my Tent and writing I have saw Report of The Battle with ZOLLICOFFER GENERAL THOMAS whiped his men and kiled old ZOLLY and PATON it acured on last Friday night and concluded on Sunday morning when GENERAL THOMAS found that ZOLLY men had scattered in All Directions GENERAL THOMAS Took Some Eighty Wagons and Equipments and Took Twelve Guns and all of their Ammunitions and They Lost Some four Hundred men we don't know How many ____ men was kiled yeasterday News came from the Battle of Mill Springs and The Compleat Distruction of Zollicoffer and of UMPHREY MARSHAL and the next news we want to hear is That BUCKNER is whiped out or that we may Help To Be it There is no important news only That the sun is Shining the first time for several Days the Second time Since we have Been in camp and if the weather will Keep clear we will be in good Health in a few Days COL W. G. WHITIKER (should be W. C. for Walter Chiles) has gone To Louisville so some of the Boys Says. I have been sick Today I have had a Petts (plaster?) of Muster seed TO my stomache I made me a cup of Sage Tea and that is All I Have Eaton To Day With a Little Litbrear (?) with it. The Boys has Gon out on Batalion Drill. BEN S. REED is still sick JOHN SUTT has the Rumatium BEN LONG has the chills But is Better This evening The Vapt has had some of the Boys a cleaning up Before the Tents and the Tents is cleaned out and the fresh ___ are To pas through This evening It is clear One of CAPT. McCLEAVAR men shot off his Right fore finger To Day the Doctor Says it Looks Suspicious I Have just eat my supper or rather Drank my coffee I have not ate anything that is ___ This morning is as Bright and clear is Spring you wood have Laughed Last night To seen the Boys when CAPT. HEDDEN brought some letters from home. JACOB and ELSIHA and NATHAN BROWN and B. S. REED and SIMP McGAUGHEY Got some three Letter JOHN BURNETT got Two They was Rejoysing in camp Tp Hear from Home WILLIAM M. BURNETT'S wife had a Daughter after Twelve years of being married he lives in Mt. Eden, Spencer Co., Ky he has named it a long name MARY RHODA MILI BURNETT on more name wood Kill the Little ThingBEN S. REED is Riting Home he is sick yeat WILLIAM LONG is in our tent I went out on Squad Dril;l this moring But I did not go out on Rotation Drill this is Ohio Redgements wnet out with his Band of music they Plaid Dixey it was Beautiful I was in LOUTENENT HOWARD Marke I thought of Home when I heard it. A. P. PROCTER has arieipess on his face and Head he has gone To the Hospital this morning this evening E. D. MASSE and JOHN SAMPSON came in camp I was the first That Saw Them I Rajouyst To See Them E. D. MASSE says That my Letter Got To Mt. Eden on Wesday evening and LOUIS PUGHTook it to my wife I have just Been Reading the Bible _ 3-14-15 chapters of Proverbs condeming the wicked
This is Saturday morning the 25 of Jan. 1862. The Roll has been caled and we have a good Hot Stove and we are very comfirtable it is near 6 oclock this morning we Have not washed yeat But we are just going to wash this morning is Dark and Cloudy and cold. The guards is mounting and the officers is going out To Drill this morning we Have Eate our Diners and JAMES HOWARD LOUTENANT and CAPT. E. HEDDEN furnished blacking and Breshes To the company so that they might come out on Dress Parade in good stile with their Boots and Shoes Blacked and all of their clos clean and themselves clean and nice as it is Sunday. WILLIAM SIMPSON just arrived in camp from Home on Crooked Creek in Anderson County and Brought Some Letter To the Boys which make some of them Happy to Read them. E. D. MASSE and JOHN SAMPSON and William Simpson Got Passes in Bardstown To Come to CampWickliff and when they got to our pickets they was conducted To GENERAL NELSON and he Past them to our camp Just red a Letter To ELSIHA BRWON from his Aunt NANCY WISE and She Gave the Boys Good Advise.26 (Feb. 1862) As nothing of importance transpired last night I will Give a Discription of the Generall Inspection Every Soldier was required to have hjis Tent fixed up clean and nice and All of our Things stored away in Good order and All _he men To come out on Parade Dressed in his Black suit and cap and His Blanket Roeled up Tight and fastened To His napsack and His overcoat folded up and Placed inside his Knapsack and we must Have our Guns clean and in Good order and have forty Round in our catridge boxes and then we went out we was formed in Line after going through the Manuell of Arms the Loutenant Gave oders for the Rotation in By companeys Right Whell and we was formed in To collums then the Guns was inspected Beginning on the Right At the first company after inspection of arms then the Blankets and purson and clothing that you had on was in speected after that the company stacked arms then Broke Rank marched Back some few spaces then ___ Rank about face then ___ Napscak then opn open napscak Then and Inspection of Clothing that is in napsack and if any soldier is Deficient in Any Examinations he is Sent To the Gard Hous But when we formed Batallion the collers (colors?) ca,e out wit the Brass Band acompanying it after __ and the cullers (colors?) Tuck their Stand then the Bank marched from Left to Right Then the General inspection commenced After Enspection was over we marched To our Tents and about of an hour The Enspection officers Come

Henry Terrell of this Diary or Journal, a s/o Zacheriah and Polly Floyd Terrell, d/o Levi Floyd. Henry was born Aug. 21, 1821, Spencer County, Kentucky died 1868. Married 1st Polly Gray, d/o Robert and Polly McClain Gray on Aug. 19, 1841. They had one dau. Mary Elizabeth b June 4, 1842 m Henry Clay Harp s/o David and Nancy Stone Harp on Dec. 30, 1862. Henry Terrell m 2nd Eliza McDonald Sullivan/O'Sullivan, widow of John Sullivan . Henry and Eliza had Annie M., Captolia "Tolia", Nancy"Whitt"Whitaker and John Henry.


HENRY CLAY TERRELL-CIVIL WAR RECORDS-copies in my files- CASUALTY SHEET- Name H. C. Terrell, Rank, Pri, Company D., Regiment 6, Arm, Inf., State Ky. Place of casualty, Pittsburgh Landing, Tenn. Nature of casualty, Wounded badly in hip. Date of casualty, Apr. 7/62. From what source this information was obtained. Report of Killed, Wounded, and Missing of 6 Ky, Regiment, Inf. at the Battle of Pittsburgh Landing Tenn. April 7/ 62 (unsigned) B. R. 139 Ind., 11 13 no 21. (signed) Sct. Brooks, Clerk, 7, 22,81. 2ed Casualty Sheet-Name *Henry C. Terrell, Rank P, Company D., Regiment 6th Arm, Infty, State, Ky. Place of casualty, Battle field of Shiloh. Nature of casualty, Wounded or sick. Date of casualty, ?. From What Source This Information Was Obtained. List of sick and wounded of the 6th KY Regiment, 19th Brigade 4th Division - , Corps, (handwritten & inserted between Corp ss and dated the word not) not dated or signed who were sent from the battle field of Shiloh to Genl Hospitals ( long space, no writing) Ind. 11 C -- 85 *Anl Retn for 1862-(Sgd) Geo. Shackelford, Maj. Comdg' Regt-Filed in Rolls Rooms-Shows Henry C. Terrell Prvt (Prvt underlined) Co. D. 6 Ky. Infty. Wounded at Battle of Shiloh April 7, 1862. W. S. B. 10-9-86. (singed) M____ Thompson Clerk, Oct. 25, 81. ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES, CERTIFICATE OF DISABILITY FOR DISCHARGE-Henry C. Terrell-private of Captain Elisha Heddens Company (D), of the sixth --- Regiment of United States Kenty Vols, was enlisted by Capt. Hedden--- of the Sixth Regiment of Kenty Vols at Eminence Kenty on the Sixth day of October 1861, to serve three years; he was born in Shelby County in the State of Kentucky, is Forty years of age, five feet 11 inches high, light complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, and by occupation when enlisted a Farmer. During the last two months said soldier has been unfit for duty 60 days. (here consult directions on Form 13, p 325, par. 1340, p 344, Rev. Army Reg.) He received a severe gunshot wound at Shilo-The effect of which has been to disable to a great degree The left lower lumbar, with the prospect of a tedious recovery, with disability for duty as a soldier. Station: Hospital NO 7, Date: Louisville June 28, 1861. (signed) Thos Caldw_u, Senior Surgeon in charge __ Hospital No. 7. I certify, that I have carefully examined the said Henry C. Terrell private of Captain Heddens -- Company, and find him incapable of performing the duties of a soldier because (Here consult par. 1260, p 284; also par 1638 p 495 and directions on Form 13, p 325, Revised Army Regulations) a severe gunshot wound, the bullet entering near the left hip, ranging round the e___ of the Pelvis and emerging over the right side of spine. He is a L____ ___ crippled in the left thigh & leg. T___ will probably improve this difficulty, but it will a long period before if____ he was, will be fit for duty as a soldier. Singed Thos. Cau_____ Senior Surgeon in Charge. Discharged Twentyeighth day of June, 1962. general Hospital No. 7 at Louisville, Ky. Signed R S G_ang__, Maj. 5th Infty, Commanding the Post. Note 1.-When probable case for pension, special care must be taken to state the degree of disability. Note 2.-The place where the soldier desires to be addressed may her be added. Town-MT. Eden, PO County-Spencer, State-Kentucky. Certificate of Disability for Discharge, in the case of Henry C. Terrell a private Co. D. sixth Reg't of Kentucky Volunteers, Medical Director. Headquarters Department of the Mississippi, St. Louis 186_ TO BE DISCHARGED By order of Major General Halleck. Dupl sent /an Office Sept 19/62, Assistant Adjutant General. Received (A. G. Office,).....................186_. E__ on Casualty Roll JRB. (stamped to the left are the words) Compared with and corrected rolls. NOTE: There are a total of 8 sheets sent to me by the National Archives. This is all the information on his military service they said they had on file. Shiloh Other Names: Pittsburg Landing, Location: Hardin County, Campaign: Federal Penetration up the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers (1862) Date(s): April 6-7, 1862 Principal Commanders: Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell [US]; Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston and Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard [CS] Forces Engaged: Army of the Tennessee and Army of the Ohio (65,085) [US]; Army of the Mississippi (44,968) [CS] Estimated Casualties: 23,746 total (US 13,047; CS 10,699) Description: As a result of the fall of Forts Henry and Donelson, Confederate Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston, the commander in the area, was forced to fall back, giving up Kentucky and much of West and Middle Tennessee. He chose Corinth, Mississippi, a major transportation center, as the staging area for an offensive against Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his Army of the Tennessee before the Army of the Ohio, under Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell, could join it. The Confederate retrenchment was a surprise, although a pleasant one, to the Union forces, and it took Grant, with about 40,000 men, some time to mount a southern offensive, along the Tennessee River, toward Pittsburg Landing. Grant received orders to await Buell's Army of the Ohio at Pittsburg Landing. Grant did not choose to fortify his position; rather, he set about drilling his men many of which were raw recruits. Johnston originally planned to attack Grant on April 4, but delays postponed it until the 6th. Attacking the Union troops on the morning of the 6th, the Confederates surprised them, routing many. Some Federals made determined stands and by afternoon, they had established a battle line at the sunken road, known as the "Hornets Nest." Repeated Rebel attacks failed to carry the Hornets Nest, but massed artillery helped to turn the tide as Confederates surrounded the Union troops and captured, killed, or wounded most. Johnston had been mortally wounded earlier and his second in command, Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, took over. The Union troops established another line covering Pittsburg Landing, anchored with artillery and augmented by Buell's men who began to arrive and take up positions. Fighting continued until after dark, but the Federals held. By the next morning, the combined Federal forces numbered about 40,000, outnumbering Beauregard's army of less than 30,000. Beauregard was unaware of the arrival of Buell's army and launched a counterattack in response to a two-mile advance by William Nelson's division of Buell's army at 6:00 am, which was, at first, successful. Union troops stiffened and began forcing the Confederates back. Beauregard ordered a counterattack, which stopped the Union advance but did not break its battle line. At this point, Beauregard realized that he could not win and, having suffered too many casualties, he retired from the field and headed back to Corinth. On the 8th, Grant sent Brig. Gen. William T. Sherman, with two brigades, and Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood, with his division, in pursuit of Beauregard. They ran into the Rebel rearguard, commanded by Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest, at Fallen Timbers. Forrest's aggressive tactics, although eventually contained, influenced the Union troops to return to Pittsburg Landing. Grant's mastery of the Confederate forces continued; he had beaten them once again. The Confederates continued to fall back until launching their mid-August offensive. Result(s): Union victory - CWSAC Reference #: TN003 - Preservation Priority: III.1 (Class A)
Source: American Battlefield Protection Program http://www2.cr.nps.gov/abpp/battles/tn003.htm
1860 Census-Spencer County, KY page 12- House 96, No. visit 96 Terrill, (should be Terrell) Henry 37, male white, farmer $700.00, $10.00 born KY., Terrill, Eliza. 32 female, white born KY, , Nancy 11 female, white, born KY ( I don't know who Nancy is) O'Sullivan William 10, male, white, born KY (s/o of Eliza & her 1st husband) Terrill, Ann, 4, female, white, born KY. Terrill Casilcus (should be Capitolia) 2, female, white, born KY. Terrill, Zachariah 81, (f/o Henry) male, white, farm labor, born VA, McDonald, ? (should be Nancy, m/o Eliza) 65, female, white, born Ire.
Henry C. Terrell Residence was not listed; Enlisted on 10/6/1861 at Camp Wickliffe, KY as a Private.On 1/10/1862 he mustered into "D" Co. KY 6th Infantry He was discharged for wounds on 6/28/1862 He was listed as:* Wounded 4/7/1862 Shiloh, TN Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Kentucky (c) Historical Data Systems, Inc. @ www.civilwardata.com
KY Infantry ( 3-years ) Organized: Camp Sigel, Jefferson County, KY on 12/24/61 Mustered Out: 12/31/64 at Nashville, KY
Officers Killed or Mortally Wounded: 10 Officers Died of Disease, Accidents, etc.: 5 Enlisted Men Killed or Mortally Wounded: 105
Enlisted Men Died of Disease, Accidents, etc.: 96 (Source: Fox, Regimental Losses)
 
 
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 Parents:
  Zachariah Terrell (1779 - 1861)
  Polly Floyd Terrell (1792 - 1848)
 
 Spouse:
  Eliza McDonald O'Sullivan Terrell (1827 - 1900)
 
 Sibling:
  Henry Clay Terrell (1821 - 1868)
  John Lynch Terrell (1825 - 1887)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Shelby County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Hallie Smeltz Martinson
Record added: Sep 14, 2012
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Henry Clay Terrell
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To honor my gg-grandfather. He fought for the north!! I am so proud of him.
- Hallie
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