Nathan Hale Montgomery

Company B, 5th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Confederate States Army

As researched by Stephen D. Bowling

Nathan Hale Montgomery

Son of Robert E. and Sarah (Hiatt) Montgomery

Born- December 28, 1819, at Hillsville in Grayson County, Virginia

1850 Carter County, Kentucky Federal Census
District 2, house #163-163
Stephen Short, Jr.          39
Lydia Short                 39
     William Short          11
     Stephen Short          9
     Daniel Short           6
     John Short             4
     Lucy Short             2
     Andrew Short           1
     Nathan Montgomery      26     Laborer
     Stewart Craig          25

Married- Susannah (Cox) Cock (1829 – 1870) on February 19, 1842, in Morgan County, Kentucky. Daughter of Tobias and Frances Ann (Steagall) Cox.

1860 Morgan County, Kentucky Federal Census
District 1, hopuse #481-476, West Liberty Post Office
Nathan Montgomery           40
Susannah Montgomery         31
     George Montgomery      7
     Tobias Montgomery      6
     John Montgomery        4
     Elbert Montgomery      1
Military Service
Private, Company B
5th Kentucky Mounted Infantry, Confederate States Army

Deserted- 1864, March 27 in Morgan County, Kentucky
Reported Deserted- 1864, March 20
Discharged- 1864, March 28 by order of General Burbridge having taken the Oath at Flemingsburg, Fleming County, Kentucky.

Oath-  March 20, 1864 at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
     Complexion- Dark
     Hair- Dark
     Eyes- Hazle
     Height- 6 feet, 3 inches
     Volunteer Deserted 
     Reported Morgan County, Kentucky
1870 Elliott County, Kentucky Federal Census
Precinct 5, house #103-103, Newfoundland Post Office
Nathan Montgomery           50
     George Montgomery      18
     Tobias Montgomery      17
     John Montgomery        15
     Albert Montgomery      11
     Gordon Montgomery      7
     Levina Montgomery      5
     Martha Montgomery      3
     Sarah Montgomery       1
1880 Rowan County, Kentucky Federal Census
Christie Creek Precinct, house #392-421
Nathan Montgomery            60     Widower
     Andrew Montgomery       18
     Sarah E. Montgomery     11
1900 Jessamine County, Kentucky Federal Census
South Keene Precinct, house #179-180
A. G. Montgomery             57
Dullie Montgomery            33
     George Montgomery       13
     Ervin Montgomery        11
     Richard Montgomery      10
     Julie Montgomery        7
     Walter Montgomery       4
     Lillie Montgomery       1
     Nathan Montgomery       80     Widowed

Died- February 25, 1902 at Elliottsville, Rowan County, Kentucky

Buried-February 27, 1902 in the Cox Farm Cemetery, Elliotsville, Rowan County, Kentucky

© 2022 Stephen D. Bowling


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Director of the Breathitt County Public Library and Heritage Center in Jackson, Kentucky.
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