Col Thomas Duncan Sedgwick

Thomas Duncan Sedgwick  [aka Sedgewick]
  parents: [Barnabas Sedgwick / Lucinda Duncan]
b. abt 1837, [Louisville, Jefferson?], Kentucky2
d. April 26, 1879, [Washington, DC]6a
m1 June 5, 1861, Floyd County, Indiana, Priscilla Tuley5
m2 September 3, 1875, Washington, DC, Emma L Unknown6a

Priscilla Buckner Tuley  [Preston Floyd Tuley / Mary Crane Woodruff Paxson]
b. abt 1837, Indiana2
d. March 16, 1872, New Albany, Floyd, Indiana6a
Floyd County is directly across the Ohio River from Louisville.

Emma L Unknown  [parents unknown]
b. December 1837, Virginia2
d. February 25, 1905, [Washington, DC]6a
m1 Charles Edward Lloyd who died December 23, 1871 at Leesburg Virginia6a
m2 Thomas Duncan Sedgwick

Census records:

1850 KY Jefferson, Louisville
1860 KY Jefferson, Louisville
1870 KY Jefferson, Louisville
1870 IN Floyd, New Albany
Widow Emma Sedgwick:
1880 DC Washington
1900 DC Washington

Thomas Duncan Sedgwick served in the Civil War Union Army as a brigade and regimental commander
Some events of his military period:7

1861 May 12: Commissioned Company B, 2nd Infantry Regiment Kentucky, Captain
1861 June 10: Transfered from company B to company S, promoted to Major
1862 Jan 25: Promoted to Full Colonel
1862 May 21: Commanded a brigade in battle at Corinth, Mississippi
1862 May 28: Commanded a brigade in battle at Bridge Creek, Mississippi
1864 Jun 19: 2nd Infantry Regiment Kentucky Mustered out, Covington, KY
1864 Jul 05: Commissioned Co S, 114th UC Infantry Reg, Colonel, Commanding Officer
1865 Apr 09: Regiment present at Appomatox Court House, surrender of Lee and his army
1865 Jun-Jul: Regiment transferred to Brownsville, Texas, and other points on the Rio Grande
1867 Apr 02: Discharged, 114th UC Infantry Reg mustered out6a
His second in command in the 114th UC was Thomas Stewart Sedgwick

Widow Emma Sedgwick was awarded a widows pension in 1890. image
She appears in the Washington DC City Directories of 1890 and 1891 at 616 19th St Northwest. ( Washington, D.C. City Directory, 1890)


Thomas Duncan Sedgwick Jr
  b. March 17, 1861, [New Albany, Floyd], Indiana8
  d. July 4, 1920, Memphis, Shelby Tennessee8
  m. July 28, 1896, Arkansas, Pearl Burgett10
Charles Tuley Sedgwick
  b. abt 1865, [New Albany, Floyd], Indiana2
  d. aft 19302 apparently 25 April 1946, Tarrant County, Texas12
  m1 1902, Lamar County, Texas, Mary Virginia Miller11
  m2 Josephine Unknown
Rose Sedgwick
  b. November 1866, [New Albany, Floyd], Indiana2
  d. aft 19302
  m. November 12, 1891, Floyd County, Indiana, James Brucker5

Louisville as Thomas Duncan Sedgwick knew it:

Louisville 1853
Louisville 1853, click to enlarge.

Louisville 1853
Louisville 1872, click to enlarge.

Sources and notes: (all sources for this project)

1. Records of descendants/researchers of this family
a. Chuck Downen, descendant of Ione Sedgwick and Moses Hart

2. Census records, any of those indicated.

5. Floyd County, Indiana Index to Marriage Records R-Z Book 1 Vol 4 1845-1920
found at, also available LDS Film 1266794 Items 6-7
these records:
Groom/BrideSpouseDate of MarriageBook/Page
Sedgewick Thomas DPricilla TuleyJune 5 18615/259
Sedgewick RoseJames BruckerNov 12 189110/72

6. Military Service or Pension Records
a. Pension Records of Thomas Duncan Sedgwick, obtained by Chuck Downen from NARA

7. American Civil War Soldiers an database

8. Death Certificate of Thomas Duncan Sedgwick Jr image
found at "Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1951"

10. Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957
an database
this record:
Name: T D Sedgewick; Residence: Memphis, Tennessee
Spouse's Name: Pearl Burgett; Spouse's Residence: Seyppel, Arkansas
Marriage Date: 28 Jul 1896; Event Type: Marriage Bond
FHL Film Number: 1020227

11. Rootsweb Marriage Database
this record:
Sedgwick Chas T;1902 Mary V. Miller LamarTX

12. Texas Death Index, 1903-2000
an database
this record:
NameCountyDateFile Number
Sedgwick Charles P Tarrant 4-25-46 19665

Descendants / Researchers:

Chuck Downen <>
descendant of Ione Sedgwick and Moses Hart
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