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Confederate (CSV)


John Gilbert Nix

(1843 - 1911)

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 17 year old watchmaker's son from Wilson, TN, he enlisted as a Private, Company A, 7th Tennessee Infantry about 15 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Harpers Ferry, VA on 14 September 1862.

After the War

By 1880 he was a farmer in Wilson, TN. In 1910 he was living in a rented room in St. Louis, MO.

References & notes

His service from the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound from William Thomas Venner's The 7th Tennessee Infantry in the Civil War (2013). Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Alice Ann Edwards (1853-1908) in February 1869 and they had 6 children.


12/21/1843 in TN


02/18/1911; St. Louis County, MO; burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Lebanon, TN