3rd Sergeant John Riley McCreight, Co. C, 9th Tennessee Infantry, CSA

1830

  • John Riley McCreight was born to John and Margaret Thompson McCreight in South Carolina.

1850

  • October 2: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Tipton County, TN showed John, a farmer, living with his parents and siblings.

1856

  • June 17: John was listed as being the Postmaster for Mount Zion, Tipton County TN.

1860

  • July 30: The U.S. Federal Census enumerated in Tipton County, TN shows John, a teacher, living alone.

1861

  • May 24th: Enlisted into the Confederate Army in Jackson, Tennessee.

1862

  • January to May: Company Muster Roll: Present
  • April 24: John was listed in the Memphis Daily Appeal as wounded:
  • May and June: Company Muster Roll: Absent-Sick Furlough.
  • July to December: Company Muster Roll: Present.

1863

  • January to April: Company Muster Roll: Present.

1864

  • January-February: Company Muster Roll: Present.
  • November 3o: Killed in Action at the Battle of Franklin.

1866

  • April: Exhumed from the battlefield and reinterred in the McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Tennessee Section Grave # 160