letter excerpt The Dix Family Archive
The Tennilles

Francis Tennille (1747)
William A. Tennille (1792)
Francis T. Tennille (1799)
William A. Tennille (1840)
Mary A. Tennille (1870)
George F. Tennille (1873)
William A. Tennille, Jr. (1877)

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William Alexander Tennille

spouse: Clara Tuttle (1847-1920)
William Alexander was born July 3, 1840; died Jan. 11, 1905; interred at Woodlawn, NY.
He became a captain.
William Alexander's wife Clara was born May 30, 1847; died Feb. 7, 1920; interred at Woodlawn, NY.

Their children:
1. Mary Alice (1870-1959)
2. George Francis (1873-1927) - married Jessie Chisholm of Savannah, Georgia in February 1906
3. William Alexander, Jr. (1877-1939)

Battles in Civil War in which W.A. Tennille fought:
Malvern Hill
Siege of Suffolk
2nd Manassas
Thoroughfare Gap
Rappahanoch [sp.?] Bridge
French town
Siege and attack Knoxville
Was on duty with Gen. Howell Cobb at Macon Ga. when that city was surrendered to Gen. Wilson.

Captain William A. Tennille

Related Documents

Letter April 24 1862 to sister Caroline (Mrs. Oliver Anthony)

Document - W.A. Tennille appointment as Captain Nov. 19 1863

News article - W.A. Tennille tribute to Gen. George T. Anderson 1901

News article - Crosses of honor for eighteen veterans April 27 1904

News article - interesting relic Fort Gaines GA May 17 1904

News article - obituary Jan. 14 1905

News article - obituary undated

William A. and Clara (Tuttle) Tennille wedding tour Saratoga Springs 1870

William A. Tennille drawn by Jennie E. Tuttle 1876

William A. Tennille & Tennille Dix August 1903

Clara (Tuttle) Tennille and Alison Joy Dix


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