Angus Vandyke, Private, Co. I, 13th Tennessee Infantry

1834

  • September 12: Angus Marshall Vandyke is born to parents Isaac and Eliza Vandyke in Giles County, Tennessee.

1850

  • The United States Federal Census taken on October 24th in Giles County, Tennessee shows 16 year old Angus living with this parents Isaac and Eliza and his siblings: Mary, John, William, Duncan, Joseph, Cornelius, Effy and James. His father Isaac is a farmer.

1861

  • May 30: Enlisted in Jackson, Tennessee. Angus had 4 brothers who also enlisted in the Army: 3 in the Confederate Army and 1 in the U.S. Army.

1862

  • March 1- July 1: Appears on a Company Muster Roll. Absent. Remarks “absent without leave at home Henderson Co. Tenn.”
  • April 18: Memphis Daily Appeal.
  • August 31- December 31: Company Muster Roll. Present. Remarks “Was prisoner in the enemies’ hands from July 1/62 to Dec 20/62.”

1863

  • January & February: Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • April 6: Company Muster Roll/Near Shelbyville, Tenn.  Present.
  • March & April: Company Muster Roll. Present.  Remarks “On Special Duty.”
  • July & August:  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • September & October: Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • November & December: Company Muster Roll.  Present.

1864

  • January & February.  Company Muster Roll.  Present.
  • May: Ocmulgee Hospital Register/Macon, Ga.  Disease: Nothing, Admitted: May 23,  Returned to duty: May 25,  Residence: Henderson Co.,  Remarks: Se. Spe. V.T.F.
  • November 30: Angus fights in the Battle of Franklin.

1865

  • June: Appears on a record of paroled prisoners of war reported by the Provost Marshal, District of West Tennessee. Remarks “Paroled at Jackson, Tenn.”

1867

  • April 21: Angus is married to Elizabeth Barham in Hardin, Tennessee.

1880

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 25th in Henderson County, Tennessee shows Angus, a farmer, and Elizabeth living with their children: Huldah, age 12, A.M., 10, William N., 9 Mary, 7 and J.B., 3. Also living with the family in the capacity of housemaid is a cousin M.R. Higgins.

1900

  • The United States Federal Census taken on June 8th in Henderson County, Tennessee shows Angus, a farmer, and Elizabeth living with their sons: John B., age 22 and James P., 19.

1910

  • The United States Federal Census taken on April 26th in Henderson County, Tennessee shows Angus, a general farmer, and Elizabeth living on their own.

1915

  • April 19: Angus M. Vandyke dies in Reagan, Henderson County, Tennessee.  He is buried in Marl Bluff Cemetery.