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 Reuben Nelson “RN” Butterworth

Reuben Nelson “RN” Butterworth

Birth
USA
Death 13 Jan 1899 (aged 74)
Fowlkes, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Fowlkes, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 28824194 · View Source
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Reuben Nelson "R. N." Butterworth served in the 20th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Russell's) Confederate States Army

20th (Russell's) Cavalry Regiment [also called 15th Regiment] was organized in February, 1864. Its members were recruited in the counties of Henry, Gibson, Carroll, Madison, Dyer, Humphreys, and Weakley. The unit was placed in T.H. Bell's Brigade, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, and fought at Okolona, Brice's Cross Roads, and Harrisburg. Later it skirmished in Tennessee, was part of Hood's operations, then moved to Mississippi. The regiment ended the war in Alabama and on May 3, 1865, contained 29 officers and 217 men. The field officers were Colonel Robert M. Russell, Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Greer, and Major H.F. Bowman.


Gravesite Details Married Nov 5, 1850 to Mary J. Brockman;

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  • Created by: D & J Cloninger
  • Added: 6 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 28824194
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Reuben Nelson “RN” Butterworth (2 Apr 1824–13 Jan 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 28824194, citing Butterworth Cemetery, Fowlkes, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by D & J Cloninger (contributor 47020801) .