Corporal Samuel "Sam" Mitchell Phillips
A Company

He enlisted on the 18 May 1861.

Was severely wounded severely at Perryville (Chaplin Hills), KY, 8 October 1862 (gunshot wound).

Was back with command by February 1863 muster.

Sent to hospital 16 May 1863 and was discharged 25 June 1863, due to wound received at Perryville.

Took Oath on the 8 January 1864 as Prisoner Of War “released” at Nashville, TN, 8 January 1864.

Was an artist before the war.

Brother to Joshua D. Phillips also in A Company.

There is a Sam M. Phillips in “The history of Jackson County” that moved to Jackson County from Putnam Co, TN.

He was born on 30 July 1837 the son of John Q. and Irene (Burris) Phillips and died 30 May 1904 in Cookville, Putnam Co, TN.

He was married to Sarah "Sallie" Bullington she was the daughter of Henry Tyre and Elizabeth C. (Howard) Bullington born 31 Auguat 1836 Jackson, Madison Co, TN, and died 2 September 1925 in Cookville. Putnam Co, TN. They had 13 children: Isaac Franklin, Columbus Henry, Simpson John, Joe Mitchell, Samuel Wolford, Burris Stokes, Jobe, Cora Belle, Byrd W. Mollie, Robert, Fannie and Willie Carr Phillips.

He is buried in the Smith Chapel Cemetery, Bangham, Putnam Co. (This cemetery in located about 10 miles north of Cookeville). His wife is also buried there.


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