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Jacob L. "Jack" Frasier (October 8, 1842 - April 2, 1911) served as a corporal in Company B, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Jacob Frasier was born in October 8, 1842 in Carter County, Tennessee to William O. and Barbara (Elliott) Frasier. He married first Emma Hardin (1844-1880) with whom he had at least five children.[1] He married second Martha Fair (1854-1895) with whom he had at least seven children. He married third Emily "Emma" Campbell (b. March 1844) with whom he had five children.[2]

Civil War service

Frasier enlisted as a private in Company B on September 23, 1863 in Carter County for a period of three years and mustered in October 28, 1863 at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. He was appointed corporal on March 1, 1865.

He is described as 22 years old, 5' 10" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation a farmer.

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

Frasier mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to August 31, 1864, owed $24.65 to the government for clothing, had been paid a $25 bounty, and was owed a $75 bounty.

Post-war life

Frasier applied for an invalid's pension on June 5, 1883. He died April 2, 1911 in Carter County and is buried at Wilson Cemetery in Elizabethton, Tennessee. His wife applied for a widow's pension on June 19, 1911.


  1. 1880 U.S. Census, 10th Civil District, Carter County, Tennessee.
  2. 1900 U.S. Census, 9th Civil District, Carter County, Tennessee.

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