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Matthias Judd was a 21 year old farmer when he enlisted in the Union Army at Livingston, Tennessee. He was 5 feet 4 inches tall with blue eyes, light hair, and a fair complexion. During his term of service, his unit saw action at Carthage, Livingston, Salma, and Butler's Landing (all in Tennessee). After the war, he became a circuit riding preacher and was the Pastor of Goodwill Baptist Church. He is buried in Judd Cemeterey, Cookville, Tennessee.
Civil War Military Information
Branch of Service: Army-Infantry
Company/Regiment: 1st Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Co. I
Date of Service: 08/20/1864
Starting Rank: Private
Discharge Rank: Corporal
Date of Discharge: 07/22/1865
Reason for Discharge: War ended.
Photograph submitted by Matthias Judd's Great-Great-Grandson William Rex Nash, General Israel B. Richardson Camp #2, Michigan Department, SUVCW.
This picture was taken of Matthias Judd, age 72, on May 30, 1916 at Smellage Cemetary, Boma, Tennessee during a gathering of surviving Civil War veterans (note the GAR ribbon on his lapel).