Private Fielding "Red Bob" Turner
A Company

He was born on the (17) 19 January 1840 in DeKalb Co, TN, the son of David and Mariah (Pinegar) Turner.

He enlisted on the 18 May 1861.

Was severely wounded at Perryville, shot in right breast with ball passing through him, thus was captured by the Federals and exchanged in Vicksburg 5 December 1862.

Sent to hospital in January 1863.

On his return he was transferred to the commissary department, where he served until the close of the war. 

Is listed as being captured by 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Div. USA in April 1865, Macon, GA.

Took Oath 28 April 1865 at Chattanooga, TN.

He applied for a pension filed on the 9 December 1893, #1416, while in DeKalb Co, this was accepted.

He married America Lodemia Slatton on the 25 July1865, she was the daughter of Gabriel and Mary (White) Slatton. She was born 15 (25) November (December) 1833, DeKalb County, TN and died 25 (28) August 1886, DeKalb Co. Buried in the Aaron/Cantrell Cemetery Smithville, DeKalb Co. They had five children: Darland Robert Lee, Rit, John F., David, R. S., and Frances D. Turner. Her first marriage was to William Gabriel Adcock on the 26 February 1852, DeKalb Co. They had four children: Perry Jarnia, Noah, Sophronia Mary and William Gabriel Adcock. (He was killed in 1863 during the Civil War.)

His second wife was Carolina America Driver, they were married 28 October 1886, DeKalb Co, and had no children. She was the daughter of Paris and Matilda (Redmon) Driver. She was born November 1843 in Kentucky and died 21 March 1918, DeKalb Co, and is buried in the Aaron Vantrell Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb Co, TN.

He died on the 14 November 1921 in DeKalb Co, TN.

He is buried in the Aaron/Cantrell Cemetery, Near Smithville, DeKalb County.


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