Residence was not listed;
Enlisted on 10/5/1862 at Whitesburg, KY as a Private.
On 10/5/1862 he mustered into "E" Co. KY 13th Cavalry
(date and method of discharge not given)
Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:
- Confederate Kentucky Volunteers War 1861-65
Andrew Johnson, age 18-35, resident of Letcher County, Ky., Private, Capt. A. Hamons' Company of Kentucky Infantry,* enlisted October 14, 1862 at Whitesburg, Ky. by Capt. Caudill for 3 years, last recorded present on the August 31, 1863 muster roll, receipted for issues of clothing September 1 & 15, 1864, signing with his mark, 'X', no further records
Note: There are no post Aug. 31, 1863 muster rolls which does not allow us to follow his subsequent service
* This company subsequently became Company E, 13th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry
The regiment was known at various times as Caudill's Regiment Kentucky Infantry, 10th Regiment Kentucky Infantry, 10th Regiment Kentucky Mounted Riflemen, and 11th Regiment Kentucky Mounted Infantry. The 11th Regiment Kentucky Mounted Infantry became the 13th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry February 22, 1865
M319: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky
13th Kentucky Cavalry, C.S.A.
"Surrender Hell", The Diary of Colonel Benjamin F. Caudill," by Shirley Combs is a desk-top published soft cover book giving the account of Colonel Caudill while he was imprisoned. In it he identifies many men of the 13th. Originally the 10th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, it later became the 13th Kentucky Cavalry, C.S.A. His writings were originally transcribed by Troy Back. Shirley has put this together with a history and stories given by his great granddaughter including, U.S. General Julius White's version of the Battle of Glades Ville, Virginia [7 July 1863] where "Flitterfoot" was taken prisoner. The book includes photos of Col. Caudill, his son and great granddaughter. I do not know at this time if "Flitterfoot" or "Wee Willy" Salyer or others in our genealogy are mentioned. If interestered, the book is available for $ 25.00 directly from Shirley Combs, 4943 Pleasant Ridge Road, The Dalles, Oregon 97058. Her e-mail is: firstname.lastname@example.org