Int., Roots., Gen., CWS&SS, Rel.
2nd Sergeant Henry
Born 1815 in Warren Co, TN, the son of Peter and Sinah (Benton) Bain.
He enlisted on 10 November (December?) 1861, for twelve months at the age of forty-six, at Titsworth’s Store in DeKalb Co, along with four of his brothers.
He was captured on 16 February 1862, at the fall of Fort Donelson, TN.
He was sent to Camp Morton, IN, and was listed as a prisoner of war on August 27, 1862, when he exchanged at Vicksburg, MS.
He was elected First Sergeant on 20 October 1862 (19 January 1863?)
He received a disability discharge on 6 March 1863.
He marries Mary Boland circa 1840 in Warren or DeKalb Co. she was born 1825 died 16 May 1893, and they had four children: Lucinda JoAnn, Jeremiah M., Peter and Sinah Bain.
Henry Bain most likely moved to Arkansas, in 1880.
Garland Co land records show he purchased land in that county on the 9th January 1886.
Bain township is named for the Bain family.
He died 11 September 1897 and is buried in Bain Cemetery, Garland County, AR, as is his wife.
(While it is mentioned that he was a member of the Regiment this man would seem to be the Sgt Henry Bain, C Coy, 1st Battalion TN Inf (Colms’), later the 20th Battalion, Colm's were at Fort Donelson and they also had a Perry Adcock’s Company. Thus it is unlikely he was a member of the Regiment. His son Peter did join the 16th Tennessee.)