Private Jesse Redmon (Redman)
A Company

He enlisted on the 19 September 1862.

Born in Dekalb Co, TN, 27 March 1837. There are internet sites showing different parents for him with all his information identical, although the rest of the children for both parents are different. First set: James and Eleander Jane (Bain) Redmon. Second set: Harmon and Mary Polly (Green) Redmon. Jesse named one of his sons Harmon could that be a clue?

He was temporarily disabled at Murfreesboro, 31 December - 2 January 1862, due to shock from an exploding shell. He had other internal problems from this explosion and was furloughed home.

He up and went home 24 June 1863, when he was somewhere near Tullahoma, TN.

Said he tried to get back to command with 8th (13th) Tennessee (Dibrell's) Cavalry, CSA, but was sent home due to his condition.

He was captured by Colonel Joseph H, Blackburnís 4th Tennessee Mounted Infantry, USA, and carried to McMinnville and forced to take the Oath.

His 1863 parole is in file.

Vouched for M. E. Adcock's pension application.

Pension #4152 filed on the 10 April 1902 accepted, 4th class. T. M. Hooper and W. C. Potter vouched for him on his pension application.

He married Julia Ann Driver on the 5 March 1858. She was born 15 Nov 1830, DeKalb Co, and died 2 Jul 1899, DeKalb Co, and was buried at the Young Bend Cemetery, DeKalb Co., TN. She was the daughter of John and Susanna (Moore) Driver. They had six children: James Washington, William C., Mary F., Sarah Elizabeth, Ada and John Harmon Redmon.

He married a second time this was to Sarah Paris (Parish) 26 November 1890 in DeKalb Co. She was born 22 February 1860, in GA, and died 2 February 1915 in DeKalb, TN. They had four children: Robert L., Laura M., Austin (Author) Peay and Mary L. Redmon.

He died on 17 May 1920 and is buried in the Bright Hill Cemetery in DeKalb Co.,TN, with his wife Sarah.