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Nathaniel Kent McInturff (January 29, 1837 - April 30, 1935) served as a private in Company D, 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry.

Personal life

Nathaniel McInturff was born January 29, 1837 in Carter County, Tennessee to John and Rachel Edna (Scott) McInturff. He married Barbara Ann Cobble (1845-1892) with whom he had at least eleven children.

Civil War service

McInturff enlisted in Company L on March 5, 1864 in Nashville, Tennessee for a period of three years and mustered in April 11, 1864 at Nashville. He was transferred to Company D on April 12, 1864 by order of Colonel Miller.

He is described as 26 years old, 5' 8" tall, dark complexion, dark eyes, dark hair, and by occupation a farmer.

McInturff is listed as present for duty until August 26, 1864 when he deserted from camp near Rogersville, Tennessee. He returned to the regiment on April 1, 1865 in compliance with President Lincoln's proclamation and was restored to duty. He is listed as present for duty for the remainder of his service.

McInturff mustered out with the regiment on September 5, 1865 at Knoxville. He had last been paid to June 30, 1864, owed $20.58 to the government for clothing, and had received a $25 bounty.

Post-war life

McInturff applied for an invalid's pension on December 17, 1888. He died April 30, 1935 in Erwin, Tennessee and is buried at McInturff Cemetery #3 in Unicoi County, Tennessee.

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