These men, at least some proven related by their or children's marriages, were listed as members of E. TN Militia.Would like to exchange info:
Neilson, Wm. D. Capt, E. TN Vol Mil
Nelson, David, Surgeon, 4 Reg., E. TN Mil.
Nelson, John, Ens., Col. William Lillard, Capt Wm Lillard, E. TN Vol Inf.
Dailey, James, Col. Sam Bayless, Capt. Hale [?Hoyal], E Tn. Mil, Reduced to Ranks.
Dailey, John, Pvt., Col. Ewen Allison, Capt. Jacob Hoyal, E. Tn Mil
Nelson, John, Cpl, Col. Ewen Allison, Capt. Jacob Hoyal, E. Tn Mil, transf'd from Capt. McPherson's unit.
Nelson, John, pvt, Col. Wm. Lillard, Capt. Thom McChristian, E. Tn Vol. Inf.
(Many John Nelsons other than these, not listed in the E. TN Vols. I
Silvay, Samuel, pvt., Col. E. Booth, Capt. John McKamey, E. Tn Mil.