Tyson, Jerry

Ca. 1826 - April 12, 1864

Jerry Tyson married Catherine Epsom. There are two marriage dates provided in the widow's pension file: one, March 15, 1862, at Jackson, Tennessee; and two, July 15, 1859, by a "colored minister" named James Carr. Both Jerry and Catherine were enslaved prior to the war.

Muster Rolls

June 5, 1863: Enlisted at Corinth, Mississippi
June 20, 1863: Mustered in at Corinth, Mississippi
June 20 to 30, 1863: Present
July and August, 1863: Present
September and October, 1863: Present
November and December, 1863: Present
January and February, 1864: Present
March and April 1864: Missing after Battle at Fort Pillow from April 12-1864

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