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Levi Tevis Millard (February 19, 1847 - February 23, 1925) served as a corporal in Company C, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Levi Millard, ca. 1895.

Personal life

Levi Millard was born February 19, 1847 in Sullivan County, Tennessee to Timothy and Happy Dortha (Miller) Miller. He married Charlotte Ann Hunter (1858-1943) with whom he had ten children.[1]

Civil War service

Millard enlisted as a private in Company C on January 20, 1864 in Carter County, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in October 26, 1864 at New Market, Tennessee. He was appointed corporal on November 1, 1864.

He is described as 18 years old, 5' 10" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, light hair, and by occupation a farmer.

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

Millard mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had never been paid, owed $49.60 to the government for clothing, and was owed a $300 bounty.

Post-war life

He moved to Ohio County, Kentucky before 1879 where he worked as a coal miner and a farmer. In 1910 he was appointed postmaster for Render, Kentucky.[2]

Millard applied for an invalid's pension on September 23, 1887. He died February 23, 1925 in McHenry, Kentucky and is buried there at Render Cemetery. His wife applied for a widow's pension on March 18, 1925.

Notes

  1. 1910 U.S. Census, Render, Ohio County, Kentucky.
  2. The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky), June 24, 1910, p. 2.

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