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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1838

Vol. I

(Born Ten.)

Milton A. Haynes

(Ap'd Ten.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1834, to July 1, 1838, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1838.

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 7, 1838.

Served: in the Cherokee Nation, 1838, while transferring the Indians to the West; and in the Florida War, 1838‑39.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1839.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Nashville, Ten., 1840‑46. Asst. Adjutant-General, Tennessee Militia, 1844‑46. Editor of a Law Journal, 1844‑45.

Military History. — Served in the War with Mexico as

Captain, 1st Tennessee Cavalry Volunteers, June 9, 1846,

till he was

Disbanded, May 31, 1847.

Civil History. — Counselor at Law, Nashville, Ten., 1847‑61.

Joined in the Rebellion of 1861‑66 against the United States.​a

[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]º

Vol. V
Died Sept. 27, 1867, at Memphis, Tenn.: Aged 53.

Thayer's Note:

a As with other Confederate officers, Cullum's Register omits his war record: in November, 1861 he raised the 1st Tennessee Light Artillery Regiment and commanded it in the Tennessee campaign, with the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

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