Archibald H. Blackwell, Private, Co A, 8th Tennessee Infantry, CS

1845 

  • Archibald H. Blackwell is born in Tennessee to James and Margaret Blackwell.

1850

  • October 29:  The United States Federal Census taken in Smith County, Tennessee shows 4 year old Arch living with his parents and siblings. His father James is a farmer.

1860

  • August 3: The United States Federal Census taken in Smith County, Tennessee shows 16 year old Archibald living with his parents and siblings.

1861

  • May 22: Enlisted in the Confederate Army in Nashville TN. Enlistment officer is listed as General Pickett.

1862

  • March and April: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • May and June: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • August 31 to December 31: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1863 

  • January and February: Company Muster Roll. Present.
  • March and April: Company Muster Roll. Present.

1864

  • January 9: Company Muster Roll/Dalton, GA. Age : 19. Present.
  • July 23: Admitted to Ocmulgee Hospital in Macon, Georgia with Rheumatism. He was transferred the same day. His residence is listed as Smith County, Tennessee.
  • November 30:  Archibald fought in the Battle of Franklin.

1865 

  • May 1:  Arch is paroled in Greensboro, North Carolina.

1868

  • January 23: Archibald Blackwell marries Juda E. Oldham in Smith County, Tennessee.

1870 

  • August 5: The United States Federal Census shows Arch, a farmer, and Juda living in Smith County, Tennessee with their 1 year old son George.

1875 

  • Archibald Blackwell is married to second wife Emeline.

1880

  • June 16: The United States Federal Census taken in Beasleys Store, Trousdale County, Tennessee shows Arch, a farmer, and wife Emeline living with their children: Hugh, age 8 and Arminnie, 3.

1900

  • June 16: The United States Federal Census taken in Trousdale County, Tennessee shows Arch, a farmer, living with Emeline and their daughter Minnie, age 20.

1910

  • April 29: The United States Federal Census taken in Trousdale County, Tennessee shows Arch, a farmer, living with Emeline.