CONFEDERATE WAR RECORDS
On this page you will find information on the
Tinders who fought for the south during the
Civil War. So far we have identified 26.
Most of the material, is from a combination
of sources, including several of the Virginia
Regimental series, Unit rosters on the internet,
the OR, the family tree on line, and the
Southern Historical Society Papers.
Where no information is given, there may be
some at the other family site listed in my links pages.
RICHARD TINDER (Tenn. ?)
JOSEPH ALLEN TINDER
WILLIAM M. TINDER
ARTHUR R. TINDER
A. J. TINDER
AMOS E. TINDER
EDGAR A. TINDER
GEORGE THOMAS TINDER
GEORGE W. TINDER
HERNDON FRAZER TINDER
JAMES L. TINDER
JAMES R. TINDER
J. D. TINDER
JOHN A. TINDER JR.
N. B. TINDER
THOMAS ROBERTSON TINDER
W. C. TINDER
W. B. TINDER
WILLIAM R. TINDER
JAMES ALLEN TINDER
JOHN THOMAS TINDER
Frances Eleanor Tinder, daughter of
David Tinder, and widow of Richard
Tinder, son of Anthony Tinder, made
application for a pension Sept. 26,
1910 for services rendered in the
Confederate Army during the Civil
Company D 30th
Virginia Infantry in 1862, and served
2 years and 6 months. That he
surrendered at Appomattox with Lee.
. Pension was rejected.
(The 30th Virginia Regimental History
does not show Richard, however, Confederate
regimental rosters are notorious for being
Widow: Frances Ellen Tinder
Pension #: W3323
No Unit given. Pension records being applied for
Alonzo Tinder B. 1841 Culpepper Co.Vir.
7-1-61...Inlisted in the 46th Viriginia Infantry
Co. K, under Capt.George Pannill. This was a 90
day Company . Service expired 10-1-61.
Alonzo returned home.
11-9-61...Inlisted in the 6th Virginia Cavalry
Co. I (Orange Rangers from Orange Co.)
Capt Browning. ( Capt Browning broke his ankle
10-5-61. Was finally dropped from rolls 4-20-62
The 6th Vir. Cav. was penned the Bloody 6th by
Gen. Ewell. The regiment participated in a raid
behind Pope’s army Aug 22-23, ’62 that
captured Pope’s personal headquaters. One of
Pope’s uniform coats and a pair of boots were
carried off in the raid.
6-13-63...Transfered to the 9th Vir. Cav. Co. E.
Absent sick July-Aug ’63. Absent wounded
Jan-June, ’64 and at 10-1-64 final roll.
(Autobio sketch says he was wounded at Haw’s
Shop Vir. I believe this to be on May 28,’64)
Roster finishes by saying he was a tobacco dealer
in Kentucky, still resided there in 1915. No town given.
2 interesting notes on the regiment.
There were only 24 members present and paroled
at Appomattox. Even though the regiment ended the
war with a great number of men on the roster, most
slipped away in the dark and vanished.
When the Union cavalryman H.J Kilpatrick knew
he had the 9th Reg against him he had to put in
3 regiments to fight it, as he considered
them to be the best cavalry regiment in the Confederate
Joseph Allen Tinder
Enlisted, age 18, 7/1/61 Co. K 46th Vir.
Inf. under Captain George Pannill
(no Crutchfield listed in Roster,
unless he was recruiting agent for Pannill
and/or the 46th Vir.)
Discharged 10/1/61, being that Co K was a
90 day Company.
Enlisted 2/18/62 in Co E. 9th Virginia Cavarly.
Detailed as ambulance driver, Sept-Dec 1862.
Absent sick, March-April 1863.
POW at Thompson’s Cross Roads 5/4/63,
paroled on the spot. Present then thru
10/1/64, final roll. Paroled at Ashland, Vir.
Sources: 46th Vir Inf.
9th Vir. Cav. Regimental History’s
William M. Tinder
Enlisted 3-20-62 in Co. H,
47th Virginia Infantry. On detached
service on rolls thru 12-31-62
Paroled at Richmond 4-26-65 with
rank as Sgt.
Arthur R. Tinder
A. J. Tinder
Amos E. Tinder
Private Co. K, 46th Vir. Inf. Enlisted
7/1/61, Culpepper County, age 20, under
Captain Pannill for 90 day service
returning home 10/1/61
4/1/62, enlisted in Co I, 6th Vir. Cavalry.
Always present until detailed on provost
guard duty on rolls for 7/10/64
Present on final 3/20/65 roll.
Edgar A. Tinder
resident Orange County, Vir
enl. 5/4/61 Virginia 6th Cav. Co.I age 20.
10 day furlough from 2/20/63.
In Richmond hospital 6/10-6/11/64 with diarrhea.
Detailed in hospital on 7-10/64 roll.
Otherwise detailed as courier on final 3/20/65 roll.
Paroled 9 April 1865 at Appomatax
George Thomas Tinder
A farmer, and resident of St Just, Orange Co.Vir.,
he was married in 1856
Enlisted as a Pvt., 3-31-62 in the
Henry A. Wise Artillery, Virginia Light
Artillery, Brown's Battery, at Orange C.H., Va.
Hospitalized 4-28-62, no reason given
WIA by a shell in the abdomen near Yorktown,
Va. 6-24-62. (The OR shows 6-27, while the
regimental history shows 6-24).
On 10-4-62 the Wise Battery was eliminated and
George was transfered to Taylor's Battery on
He was shown as sick on the 10-31-62 rolls,from
9-12-62 thru 3-4-63. The 9-12-63 rolls shows
him detailed to drive ambulance, which he did until
12-31-63. (the 9-12-63 muster roll shows his pay
was signed for by his attorney.) Rolls show him
detailed to drive Artillery Ordnance Train of 1st
Corps 1-3-64 until 2-28-65.(Again, pay show to
be signed for by his attorney).
Paroled at Appomattox CH 4-9-65
He applied for a pension first in 1900 at age 68
and again in 1903 at age 71. Died 1-1-1904 of a
inflamation of the bladder.
His Widow, Susan, received $33.00 in pension from
Orange Co. in 1917
George W. Tinder
Herndon Frazer Tinder
James L. Tinder
James R. Tinder
J. D. Tinder
Private Company E, 9th Virginia
Cavalry, Enlisted 8/12/64.
Present on 10/1/64 final roll.
John A. Tinder Jr.
N. B. Tinder
Private Company E, 10th Alabama
Infantry. May have been at Gettysburg.
The 10th was assigned to the 3rd Army
Corps under A. Hill, Anderson’s Division,
Gen. C.Wilcox’s brigade.
On day 2 at the Emmitsburg Road, with the
Spangler Farm their starting point.
Thomas Robertson Tinder
W. C. Tinder
W. B. Tinder
William R. Tinder
Pvt, Co E 23rd Vir Inf. Enlisted 5/7/61 at
Brooklyn?? for 1 year. Re-enlisted 2/62,
furloughed. Detacted duty, nurse, hospital
at Staunton 11/12/62. Afterwards present
in all rolls until wounded, left leg 5/5/64
at the Wilderness, in hospital at Chimborazo
and Danville. Furloughed 60 days from Chimborazo
9/9/64. Surrendered and paroled 4/9/65 at
Appomattox C. H.
Possibly at Gettysburg, Steuart’s Brigade,
Johnson’s Division, 2nd Corps-Ewell,
as the 23rd was involved in the attack
on Culps Hill Day 2.
James Allen Tinder
Enlisted 7/17/61 in Co. E 9th Vir Cavalry.
AWOL Jan-April, 1864. Absent in
arrest May-June, 1864 and at final
rollcall 10/1/64, to be tried by court martial.
John Thomas Tinder
Confederate soldier 7th Virginia
Infantry, Company C. Also served in
the 6th Virginia Cavalry.