Colonel, 10th Tennessee (Union) Volunteer Infantry, Civil War.
Atlanta Constitution, 3 Jun 1918
The funeral of Brigadier General J. W. Scully, veteran of many campaigns, who died Saturday at his home, 610 Piedmont avenue, will be held this afternoon at 2:30 o'clock with military honors at Sacred Heart church, Father Cotter officiating.
The body will be accompanied by a military escort, adn acting as honorary pallbearers will be the following military officers: General W. H. Sage, commander of Camp Gordon; Colonel J. T. Van Orsdale, Colonel Blair D. Taylor, Colonel Murtagh, Colonel Hugh Gallagher, Major W. F. Benteen. The active pallbearers will be non-commissioned officers. The interment will be in West View cemetery.