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SGT Thomas Benton Caldwell
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1840
Franklin County
Missouri, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1917
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA

Goodspeed's: BB Gray's 7th Mo Volunteer's
1) T B Caldwell Captain Von Phul's Missouri Light Artillery
Ret'd to Clark's Missouri Infantry Dec 12,1863
2) Private Company I 9 Missouri Infantry
Private Company E 8 Battalion Missouri Infantry
December 13,1862 Horsehead,Arkansas
Last present Feb 29,1864

Capt Bejamin Von Phul Missouri Light Artillery
St Louis,Mo
1854 St Louis University
1858 St John's College New York

Missouri 9th (Clark's) Infantry Regiment
AKA 2nd Regiment Col John B Clark
8 Infantry Battalion & Clarkson's Missouri Cavalry Batt

Lt Col Richard H Musser assigned to Col C S Mitchell's
8 Missouri Infantry. Thomasville,Mo August 1862

Biography in Goodspeed's History of North East, Ark pages 272-273. Enlisted in BB Gray's 7th Missouri Volunteers and later was 2nd Sgt of Artillery (Von Phul's) Was in battles at Mansfield and Pleasant Hill,and other skirmishes. Captured March 9,1862 at Mtn. Grove,Missouri (Wright County),was a POW at Lebanon,St Louis,Alton,Illinois,and Vicksburg,Mississippi,exchanged September 22,1862.

Compendium,Series 1 Volume 8,pages 187-189 captured


The picture and article was by Vester Williams in The Salem Headlight newspaper 1966 ?

To confer crosses of honor-Daughters of the Confederacy to honor more old veterans Thursday June 3,1909. The following members of Col J R Woodside Camp No 751,UCV's will have the Confederate Cross of Honor conferred on them by the UDC's at Alton,Mo June 3,1909:Caldwell,T.B. Company I,Freeman's Missouri Cavalry. South Missourian-Democrat ,Alton,Mo Thur. May 27,1909 p1

T.B. Caldwell Pvt Co G Coleman's Regiment Missouri Cavalry

Arkansas Confederate pension 1910 as 2nd Sgt Van Phul's Missouri Artillery
allowed $50 pension Aug 2,1906

1911 Arkansas Confederate Veterans Questionaire
Thomas Benton Caldwell Mammoth Spring Arkansas
2 Sgt Van Phul's Missouri Artillery

Article in newspaper,Attended reunion organizational meeting 1911 of First Fraternal United Veterans of the Blue and Gray of Mammoth Spring Arkansas

Homestead land Feb 19,1890 Fulton Co Ark
156 acres 21N 11W section 22

1850 Franklin County Missouri

1860 Wright Co Mo
Charles Mcintosh 25
Lurena 22
Eli 6
Letty 4
Mary 2
Preston Coldwell 18 George Preston Caldwell 1841-1913
Thomas Coldwell 18 Thomas Benton Caldwell 1840-1917

1860 Falling Spring Douglas Co Mo
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Note:Charles McIntosh was a Union soldier,Corporal Company B 8 Missouri Cavalry, Union,the Caldwell boys were Confederate.

1880 Bennett's Bayou Fulton Co Ark
T Caldwell 40
L Caldwell 38
J H 13
B H 10
R J 5
J D 2

1900 Mammoth Spring Fulton Co Ark
Thomas Caldwell 59
John H Caldwell 18
Josie Ann 22

1908 Oregon Co Mo tax book,lived in Oregon County,Missouri for short time while married to his second wife. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Patton Caldwell (1816 - 1863)
  Margaret Givens Smith Caldwell (1820 - 1909)
 
 Spouses:
  Martha Louise West Caldwell (1857 - 1933)
  Lucinthia M Smith Caldwell (1842 - 1895)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Caldwell (1867 - 1870)*
  Benjamin Harvey Caldwell (1870 - 1906)*
  Thomas Jefferson Caldwell (1871 - ____)*
  Ruth J Wood (1874 - 1961)*
  Joe Ann Caldwell Talburt (1878 - 1952)*
  John Hamilton Caldwell (1881 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Benton Caldwell (1840 - 1917)
  Sarah Saltanna Caldwell Eason (1851 - 1946)*
  Martha Cyerene Caldwell Smith (1854 - 1934)*
  Elizabeth Francis Caldwell Leonard (1858 - 1948)*
  Reuben Pritchett Caldwell (1860 - 1930)*
  James Nathaniel Caldwell (1862 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Cemetery
Salem
Fulton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Lindan S Caldwell
Record added: Nov 16, 2008
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SGT Thomas Benton Caldwell
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