Solomon Colston
32nd Tennessee Infantry

Solomon Colston served in Conferderate Co. A later Co. F of the 32 REG. TN INFANTRY. He enlisted Nov 5, 1861 at Trousdale, Tn. He was captured at Fort Donaldson Feb 16, 1862. After being released he returned to his regiment. He worked on detach service on the McMinville railroad in April 1863. Paid by Capt. Shapard through Aug 1863. Was listed as deserted on Sep 19, 1863 and was listed as prisioner of war Dept of the Cumberland Sept 22, 1863. No futher service record from that time.

Solomon Colston was the son of William and Martha Colston. B. 14 Dec 1842 m. Louisa C. Rainey 21 Sep 1867 D. 16 Feb 1923 bur. Church Grove Cemetery, Dyer Co, Tn.

Submitted by: Jean Bell