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Anthony C. Peltier (February 14, 1847 - March 4, 1915) served as a private in Company K, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Anthony Peltier was born February 14, 1847 in Sullivan County, Tennessee to James William and Lucinda (Mitchell) Peltier. He married Caroline Cox (1849-1904) with whom he had eight children.[1]

Civil War service

Peltier enlisted as a private in Company K on December 15, 1863 in Knoxville, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in January 26, 1864 at Nashville, Tennessee.

He is described as 19 years old, 5' 7" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation a farmer.

Peltier is listed as present for duty throughout his term of service for which muster roll records have survived.

Peltier mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, owed $7.64 to the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $75 bounty.

Post-war life

Peltier applied for an invalid's pension on July 25, 1890. He died March 4, 1915 in Bristol, Virginia and is buried in Kingsport, Tennessee.[2] The location of his grave has not been found.


  1. 1910 U.S. Census, Seventh District, Sullivan County, Tennessee.
  2. Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Virginia, #7679.