Callender, James Thomas

Callender, James Thomas
Section 8
Lot 20
Callender Family Lot

James Thomas Callender, Private, Co. C., 20th Tennessee Infantry was killed at the Battle of Hoover’s Gap, June 24, 1863. After the war, his remains were removed from the original burial site and re-interred at Nashville City Cemetery on April 27, 1866.

No tombstone was shown on the 1908 Plat of City Cemetery or in the earliest recordings of inscriptions by Smith in 1908.

Interment Book: Burial date 4-27-1866
        James T. Callander – 23 years old
        Killed at the Battle of Hoover’s Gap
        Buried on Mulberry Avenue
        (Callendar Lot adjacent to Mulberry)

Private Callender would be eligible for a V.A. Marker.

CLICK HERE for Funeral Notice April 27, 1866

CLICK HERE for Callender Family History NCCA Newsletter Spring/Summer 2010

Report March 2013

Callender Lot
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Callender Lot – No remaining Tombstone for James Thomas Callender