Private Tennessee 'Tennie' Monroe Hooper
A Company

Born in DeKalb County, TN on the 23 September 1844 the son of Samuel Scott and Mary Ann (Kelly) Hooper.

He enlisted on the 17 September 1862.

Captured near Murfreesboro 28 January 1863 and sent to Camp Chase.

Was exchanged 28 March 1863 at City Point, VA.

Wounded by a shell at the Battle of Chattanooga,  23-5 November 1863.

Admitted with a wound to Way Hospital, Meridian, MS, 17 January 1865.

He served until the end of the war and was paroled at Greensboro, NC, 1 May 1865.

His brother was Thomas Richard Hooper, who was also in the Regiment, who was killed at Franklin.

Married Missouri Fisk Hooper on 30 Sep 1842 died 17 Mar 1888 in De Kalb Co TN. The daughter of Barlow and Elizabeth (L:ance) Fisk. They had had 10 children: Mary Lou, Edgar Scott, James Haskell, Douglass Cullam, Walter Fist, Wade Hampton, Robert Lee, Maggie and Florence Hooper.

Filed for a Pension, number #16151, on the 7 June1927 and was accepted.

He died on the 29 January 1931, in De Kalb Co, and was buried in the Cannady (Kennedy) Cemetery, north of Smithville, DeKalb County, TN, along with his wife.