Private Lewis/Louis John David Shockley
I Company

 

He enlisted at Camp Smartt on the 6 September 1861 in E Company, 1st Tennessee Mountain Rifle Reg. which became the 5th Tennessee Inf. Reg. and finally in November, 1861 the 35th Tennessee Infantry Regment.

 

He was wounded at Battle of Shiloh.

 

Transferred into the 16th by exchange 20 February 1863.

 

He left the colours at Shelbyville 28 April 1863.

 

Born on the 30 June1828 in White Co (now Van Buren) Co, TN. to Isaiah William and Mary 'Polly' (Crawley) Shockley.

 

He married Rachel (Stipe) Stockley on the 13 August 1853. She was born 125 October 1836 in White Co (now Van Buren) Co. died 2 February1932 in Van Buren Co. She was the daughter of Thomas and Nancy (Woods) Stipe.  They had 10 children, the known ones are: David Lewis, James Monroe, Thomas Jefferson, Louis John and Nancy Jane Shockley.

 

A Lewis D. Shockley had a pension, #7303, granted to his wife Rachel Shockley.

 

In the 1900's they donated land for the Shockley Church of Christ in the Piney community. Van Buren Co., TN.

 

He died on the 16 June1919 in Van Buren Co. and is buried in Long Cemetery, Van Buren Co, his wife is also buried there