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Thomas B. Atteberry
Private Thomas Benton Atteberry,
Company F, 2nd Missouri Cavalry [Merrill's Horse].
Died 12 Feb 1916; 76 years of age.

Alternative Surname Spelling
Surnames appearing in the military service recoirds include
  • Attebery: Historic Data Systems
  • Atterberry: Missouri State Archive' lists.
  • Atteberry: US NPS CWSS database; with alt. Attebery
    The BGS reports the predominate spelling in Boulder County records and references to be Atteberry; however, Atterbery and Attebury also appear. The headstone is inscribe Attebery.

    Thomas Benton Atteberry enlisted as a Private on 20 Aug 1862 at Bethany, Missouri, at age 20.
    He was mustered into Company F, 2nd Missouri Cavalry on 31 Oct 1862 at Sturgeon, Missouri.
    He served 36 months; 20 Aug 1862 to 19 Aug 1862.

    While Thomas B. Atteberry was in service, the 2nd Missouri Cavalry regiment was engaged in the following battles which had a direct and decisive influence on a campaign and / or a direct impact on the course of the war:
  • Bayou Fourche and the capture of Little Rock, Ark., 10 Sept 1863
  • Prairie D'Ann, Ark., 09 - 12 Apr 1864
  • Byram's Ford [ Big Blue River ], near Westport, Missouri, 22 - 23 Oct 1864
  • Westport, Missouri, 23 Oct 1864

    Thomas B. Atteberry wasw mustered out on 19 Aug 1865 at Chattanooga, Tennessee after the expiration of his term of service.

    Thomas B. Atteberry applied for a pension on 21 Mar 1889 from the state of Colorado; application #694,795.

    Other information regarding Thomas Benton Atteberry gleaned from the Boulder Genealogical Society Columbia Cemetery Burial Index, includes:
  • born 17 Jan 1842
  • married Mary Chambers on 02 Nov 1868 in Mt Moriah, Missouri
  • fathered 7 daughters; 3 born in Missouri, 4 in Colorado
  • resident in Colorado from 1875
  • active member the Grand Army of the Republic, Nathaniel Lyon Post#5,
        [Department of Colorado and Wyoming]
  • occupation reported as miner
  • died 12 Feb 1916

  • Boulder Genealogical Society, Columbia Cemetery Burial Index
  • Historical Data Systems, Inc., Duxbury, MA 02331
  • Missouri State Archives' Soldier Database
  • NPS CWSSS Regimental Histories
  • NPS CWSSS Battle Summaries

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