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

1845 

  • Archibald H. Blackwell was born in TN to James and Margaret Blackwell.

1850

  • October 29:  The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Smith County, TN showed 4 year old Arch living with his parents and siblings. His father James was a farmer.

1860

  • August 3: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Smith County, TN showed 16 year old Archibald living with his parents and siblings.

1861

  • May 22: Archibald enlisted in the C.S. Army in Nashville TN. Enlistment officer is listed as General Pickett.

1862

  • March to December: Company Muster Rolls. Present.

1863 

  • January to 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 was paroled in Greensboro, NC.

1868

  • January 23: Archibald Blackwell married Juda E. Oldham in Smith County, TN.

1870 

  • August 5: The U.S. Federal Census showed Arch, a farmer, and Juda living in Smith County, TN with their 1 year old son George.

1875 

  • Archibald Blackwell married second wife Emeline.

1880

  • June 16: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Beasleys Store, Trousdale County, TN showed Arch, a farmer, and wife Emeline living with their children: Hugh, age 8 and Arminnie, 3.

1900

  • June 16: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Trousdale County, TN showed Arch, a farmer, living with Emeline and their daughter Minnie, age 20.

1910

  • April 29: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Trousdale County, TN showed Arch, a farmer, living with Emeline.