Joseph Andrew GARRIOTT [b. 5 Dec 1844, Trimble Co, KY; d. 12 Jun 1931, Jefferson Co, IN, bur. Macedonia Church Cemetery, Trimble Co, KY], was 4th Sgt, Co.G, 9th Regt KY Cav, Confederate Army.
Joseph enlisted on 10 Sep 1862 for three years at Lexington, KY, by Captain Smith. Breckinridge's Battalion Kentucky Cavalry and Stoner's Battalion Kentucky Cavalry were consolidated in December, 1862, and formed the 4th Regiment Kentucky Mounted Rifles which subsequently became the 9th Regiment Kentucky Cavalry.
Joseph was reported "Absent without leave" in Sep and Oct of 1863 and appeared on roll of deserters from the Rebel Army on 18 Mar 1864, reported at Louisville, KY. He was discharged from the Confederate Army by General Breckinridge on 18 Mar 1864, citing "Louisville Amnesty Oath." The endorsement shows "Roll of 107 Rebel Deserters released from the Military Prison at Louisville, KY during the month of March, 1864."
Joseph had been captured in Trimble Co, KYU, and incarcerated at a military prison in Louisville, KY, where he signed an "Oath of Allegiance" to the United States, subscribed and sworn to at Louisville, KY, on 20 Mar 1864. His place of residence was Trimble Co, KY. He was desccribed as of fair complexion, light hair, grey eyes, and 5'-7" tall.