Version 17.3.2017

 

Tennessee (US):

 

a. allgemeines:

 

Tennessees Wähler bestätigen den Austritt aus der Union (8.6.1861), in sich zerstritten kämpfen Tennessees Söhne auf beiden Seiten der Front. Über 10000 Unionisten aus Tennessee erreichten trotz der CS-Grenzblockade auf geheimen Wegen und Pässen durch die Grenzgebirge das US-Rekrutierungs-*Camp Dick Robinson, oft unter großen Gefahren. Insgesamt kämpften zwischen 20000 und 30000 Soldaten in der US-Army (vgl. Fisher: War at Every Door, a.a.O., S. 68).

 

Literatur:

- Tennessee Adjutant General. Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Tennessee, of the Military Forces of the State, From 1861 to 1866. Nashville: S. C. Mercer, 1866.

 

 

 

 

b. Infanterie:

 

1st Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., August and September, 1861. Attached to Thomas' Command, Army of the Ohio, to Novem­ber, 1861. 12th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December,1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 24th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Centre 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Camp Dick Robinson and at London, Ky., till January, 1862. Battle of Logan's Cross Roads January 19, 1862. At London and covering Cumberland Gap till March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and at Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "A"). Reconnoissance to Cumberland Gap and skirmishes March 21-28. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Skirmish near Cumberland Gap August 27. Rogers' Gap August 31. Operations at Rogers' and Big Creek Gaps September 10. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 8. Operations at Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till January, 1863. Escort trains to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-8. Action at Cox's or Blood's Hill January 8, 1863. Reconnoissance to Franklin and Brentwood Fe­bruary 1-2. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., March 11, 1863. Duty in District of Central Kentucky till June. At Camp Dick Robinson till April. Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 25-May 2. At Nicholasville May. Actions at Monticello and Rocky Gap June 9. Sander's Raid on East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad and destruction of Slate Creek, Strawberry Plains and Mossy Creek bridges June 14-24. Kingston June 16. Wartzburg June 17. Lenoir Station June 19. Knoxville June 19-20. Rogers' Gap June 20. Powder Springs Gap June 21. Powell Valley June 22. Pursuit of Morgan July 8-28. At Lebanon and Camp Nelson July. Ope­rations against Scott's forces in Eastern Kentucky July 25-August 6. Near Winchester July 29. Irvine July 30. Lancaster, Stanford and Pain's Lick Bridge July 31. Smith's Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 19. Jacksborough August 28. Winter's Gap August 31. Athens September 10 and 25, Calhoun September 18. Calhoun and Charleston September 25. Cleveland October 9. Philadelphia October 20-22. Sweetwater October 24. Leiper's Ferry October 28. Knoxville Cam­paign November 4-December 28. Marysville November 14. Lenoir Station November 14-15. Near Loudoun and Holston River No­vember 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Russellville December 10. At and near Bean's Station December 9-15. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. Hay's Ferry, near Dandridge, December 24. Mossy Creek, Tal­bot Station, December 29. Bend of Chucky and Rutledge January 16, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Seviersville January 26. Near Fair Garden January 27. Fentress County February 13. Sulphur Springs February 26. Atlanta, Ga., Campaign May to August. Demonstration on Dalton May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cartersville May 20. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Cheyney's Farm June 22. Olley's Creek June 26-27. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 11. Relieved August 11 and ordered to Knoxville,Tenn, Duty there and in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Expedition from Irish Bottom to Evans' Island January 25, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, 1865, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 8, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 49 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 334 Enlisted men by disease. Total 385.

 

Literatur:

- Sam Watkins (Pvt, 1st Tennessee): Co Aytch Maury Grays. First Tennessee Regiment or a Side Show of the Big Show (Broadfoot Publishing - Reprint of McGowat Mercer printing from the 1882 original; Introduction by Bell Wiley); Teilnahme an den Schlachten von Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga, Franklin and Nashville

 

 

1st Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., December, 1863, to November, 1864. Attached to District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Carthage, Granville and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad in District of Middle Tennessee till April, 1865. Or­dered to Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 18, and duty there till June 26. Ordered to Nashville and mustered out July 22, 1865.

 

 

2nd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson and Somerset, September 28, 1861. Attached to George H. Thomas Command, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1861. 12th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December, 1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 24th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1868. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1868. 2nd Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 28rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to Februa­ry, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., till January, 1862. Battle of Mill Springs January 19. At Loudon and covering Cumberland Gap till March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "B"). Reconnoissance to Cumberland Gap and March 21-23. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Tazewell July 22. Skir­mish near Cumberland Gap August 27. Operations at Rogers and Big Creek Gaps September 10. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Operations in Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and thence to Nashville, Tenn. Duty there till January, 1863. Guard trains from Nashville to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3. Cox's or Blood's Hill January 3. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., March 11. Duty in District of Central Kentucky till August. At Somerset, Ky., May. Liberty May 25. Pursuit of Morgan July. Operations in Eastern Kentucky against Scott July 25-Au­gust 6. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August, 1863, to February, 1864. Winter's Gap August 31, 1863. Expedition to Cum­berland Gap September 4-9. Tazewell September 5. Capture of Cumberland Gap September 9. Carter's Station September 20, 21 and 22. Zollicoffer September 20-21 and September 24. Jonesboro September 21 and 28. Blue Springs October 5-10. Sweetwater Octo­ber 10-11. Pursuit to Bristol October 11-17. Blountsville October 13-14. Bristol October 15. Knoxville Campaign November 4-De­cember 23. Near London and Stock Creek November 15. Marysville November 15. Lenoir Station November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Defence of Cumberland Gap during siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Walker's Ford, Clinch River, De­cember 5. Rutledge December 7. Clinch Mountain December 9. Moresburg December 10. Morristown December 10. Cheex's Cross Roads December 12. Russellville December 12-13. Bean's Station December 14. Rutledge December 16. Blain's Cross Roads De­cember 16-19. New Market December 25. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Mossy Creek December 26. Talbot's Station December 29. Shoal Creek, Ala., January 14, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Kimbrough's Cross Roads January 16. Dandridge January 17. Operations about Dandridge January 26. Fair Garden January 27. Duty at Knoxville and Loudon till August, 1864. Operations against Wheeler in East Tennessee August 15-31. Duty at Knoxville and in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 3, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 609 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 640.

 

 

2nd Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville, Clifton and Franklin, Tenn., October 2, 1863, to April 10, 1864. Attached to Defences of Nashville & Louis­ville Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Clifton and on line of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad till November, 1864. Stone's Mill December 19, 1863. Skirmish in Berry County April 29, 1864. Decatur County June 21. Centreville July. Blount County July 20. Skirmishes at Clifton July 22, 23, 30 and August 15-16. Marysville August 21. Clinton Road August 27. Clifton August 31 and September 1. Lobelville and Beardstown September 27. Centreville September 29. Moved to Johnsonville, Tenn., November, 1864, and duty on line of Duck River. Ordered to Gallatin December 9. Patrol river from Gallatin to Carthage. Duty at Clifton and on line of Louisville & Nashville Railroad till June. Mustered out June 27, 1865.


Lost during service 3 Officers and 30 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 78 Enlisted men by disease. Total 114.

 

 

3rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Flat Lick, Ky., December, 1861, to February, 1862. Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to Octo­ber, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October. 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. Spear's Brigade, Chattanooga, Tenn., to December, 1863. Spear's Tennessee Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Rousseau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Somerset and London, Ky., till January, 1862. Battle of Mill Springs January 19. Duty at London and covering Cumberland Gap till March, 1862. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Big Creek Gap June 11-12 and 15. Occupation of Cumberland Gap and covering rear at London June 18-September 17. Operations about Cumberland Gap August 16-22. Action at London August 17. Big Hill August 23. (Battle of White's Farm, Richmond, Ky., August 30, Battalion). Expedition to Fine Mountain September 6-10. Big Creek Gap September 7. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Near Gallipolis, Ohio, and operations in the Kanawha Valley till November. Ordered to Louisville, thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and to Nash­ville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till April, 1863, and at Carthage, Tenn., till August Ordered to McMinnville August 31. March to Chattanooga September 12-20. Action near Summerton September 23. At Sale Creek till December. Ordered to Kingston. Action at Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee till April, 1864. Love's Hill, near Knoxville, January 24. Panther Springs March 5. Companies "E," "G," "H" and "L," Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Dalton May 5-13. Rocky Ford Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Pursuit to Cassville May 16-19. Near Cassville May 18-19. Etowah River May 20. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 26-June 5. Kingston May 27. Allatoona May 26 and 29. Pine Mountain June 3-7. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Vining Station July 4. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Decatur July 19. Ho­ward House July 20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-31. Batt­le of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November and December. Guard fords of Duck River till November 28. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin No­vember 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till Fe­bruary, 1865. Moved to Nashville and mustered out February 23, 1865.

 

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 54 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 168 Enlisted men by disease. Total 225.

 

 

3rd Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Loudon, Strawberry Plains and Knoxville July to September, 1864. Duty in East Tennessee till November. Skirmish at Lee's Ferry September 6. Greenville October 12. Mustered out November 30, 1864.

 

 

4th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

s. Major Michael L. Patterson

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Garber, near Flat Lick, Ky., November, 1861, to March, 1862. Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862.

 

Service:

Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18, 1862. Moved to Cumberland Ford April. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap June 11-12 and 15. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18 to September 17. Expedition to Pine Mountain September 6-10. Big Creek Gap Sep­tember 7. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. At Gallipolis, Ohio, and opera­tions in Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Designation of Regiment changed to 1st Tennessee Cavalry November 1, 1862 (which see).


Regiment reorganized at Nashville, Tenn., May, 1863. Ordered to Lebanon May 22. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. 2nd Brigade, District of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, Ja­nuary, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in District of North Central Kentucky to September, 1863, and in District of Nashville, Tenn., till April, 1864. Ordered to Mc­Minnville September 9, 1863. Action at McMinnville October 3 (Captured). At Nashville and Knoxville, Tenn., till April, 1864. Ac­tion at Holston River February 20, 1864. Near Greenville February 21-22. Moved to Loudon April 12. Duty at Loudon, Kingston, Knoxville and Cumberland Gap and in District of East Tennessee till August, 1865. Scouts from Kingston to England Cove July 7-9 and July 12-18, 1864. Mustered out August 2, 1865.

 

Vom 30.9.1863 - 9.10.1863 führte Wheeler während der Chattanooga Campaign den Stoß der CS-Cavalry in Tennessee gegen die Verbindungen von Rosecrans' Army of the Tennessee (vgl. Welcher / Ligget: Coburn's Brigade, a.a.O., S. 136; Boatner, a.a.O., S. 910). Wheeler's Raid führte zunächst zur Zerstörung des US-Depots bei McMinnville / Tennessee durch die CS-Cavalry-Division von BrigGen John A. *Wharton. Das US-Depot wurde von der 4th Tennessee Infantry (US) unter Major Michael L. Patterson vertei­digt. Die 4th Tennessee Infantry wurde gefangengenommen, die Stadt, das Depot und die Eisenbahnbrücke über den Hickory Creek wurden zerstört (vgl. Welcher / Ligget: Coburn's Brigade, a.a.O., S. 136-137).

 

Literatur:

- Nikazy, Eddy M.: Forgotten Soldiers: History of the 4th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (USA), 1863-1865 (Heritage Books, 1995 ); 160 pp; Illustrated, Index

 

 

4th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at large in Tennessee September 1, 1864. Stationed at Alexandria, Tenn., operating against guerrillas. Four companies at La Fayette, Tenn., 4th Sub-District, Middle Tennessee, April, 1865. Action at Wall's Hill September 28, 1864. Polk County November 23, 1864. Operating against guerrillas in White, Overton, Fentress and Montgomery Counties and quieting country till August, 1865. Mustered out August 25, 1865.

 

 

5th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Barboursville, Ky., and Harrison, Tenn., February and March, 1862. Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division Centre, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to Au­gust, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Spear's Tennessee Brigade, Chattanooga, Tenn., to December, 1863. Spear's Tennessee Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Rousseau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to June. 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1865. Post of Nashville, Tenn., to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18, 1862. Moved to Cumberland Ford April. Big Creek Gap June 11-12 and 15. Occupa­tion of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Cumberland Gap August 16. Expedition to Pine Mountain September 6-10. Big Creek Gap September 7. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Near Gallipolis, Ohio, and operations in the Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nash­ville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville till April, 1863, and at Carthage, Tenn., till August. Ordered to McMinnville August 31. March to Chat­tanooga September 13-20. Sequatchie Valley September 21-23. Missionary Ridge and Shallow Ford Gap September 22. Near Sum­merville September 28. At Sale Creek till December. Ordered to Kingston, Tenn. Near Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Dalton May 5-13. Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cartersville May 20. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Moun­tain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Cheney's Farm June 22. Olley's Farm June 26-27. Assault on Kennesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochee River July 5-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Near Rough and Ready August 31. Jonesboro September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. At Decatur till October. Operations against Hood in North Georgia and North Alabama October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November-December. Columbia Duck River November 24-27. Spring Hill No­vember 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 15, 1865. Moved to Washington. D. C., thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 16-February 9. Operations against Hoke February 11-14. Fort Anderson February 18. Town Creek February 20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsboro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 9-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and Greensboro till June. Mustered out June 30, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 204 Enlisted men by disease. Total 246.

 

 

5th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Cleveland, Nashville, Calhoun and Chattanooga, Tenn., September 23, 1864. Attached to District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, and garrison duty in that District and at Dalton and Marietta, Ga., till July, 1865. Skirmish at McLemore's Cove, Ga., February 1, 1865. Expedition from Dalton to Coosawattie River and Spring Place, Ga., April 1-4. Mustered out July 17, 1865.

 

 

6th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Boston and Williamsburg, Ky., April 18, 1862. Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 1st Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division (Centre), 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, Reserve Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to November, 1863. Spear's Tennessee Brigade, Chattanooga, Tenn., to December, 1863. Spear's Tennessee Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Rousseau's 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to May, 1865.

 

Service:

Moved to Cumberland Ford April, 1862. Cumberland Gap Campaign April to June. Big Creek Gap June 11, 12 and 15. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Wallace Cross Roads July 15. Big Creek Gap September 4. Expedition to Pine Mountain September 6-10. Pine Mountain September 7 (Co. "B"). Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Goose Creek Salt Works September 19. Near Gallipolis, Ohio, and operations in the Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till No­vember. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nashville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville till January, 1863. Guard trains from Nashville to Murfreesboro January 2-3. Action at Cox's or Blood's Hill January 3. Manchester Pike January 5. At Nash­ville till April, and at Carthage, Tenn., till August. Ordered to McMinnville August 31. March to Chattanooga September 12-20. Se­quatchie Valley September 21-23. Action at Missionary Ridge and Shallow Ford Gap September 22. Near Summerville September 23. At Sale Creek till December. Ordered to Kingston, Tenn. Action at Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee till April, 1864. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Demonstrations on Dalton May 5-13. Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Pursuit to Cassville May 18-19. Etowah River May 20. Operations on Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 2-June 5. Kingston May 27. Allatoona May 26-29. Pine Moun­tain June 3-7. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19-20. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Vining Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Decatur July 19. Howard House July 20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Nash­ville Campaign November-December. Guard fords of Duck River till November 28. Spring Hill November 29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 15, 1865. Movement to Washington, D. C., thence to Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15-February 15. Fort Anderson February 18. Town Creek February 20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign of the Carolinas March 1 to April 26. Advan­ce on Kinston and Goldsboro March 6-21. Relieved for muster out March 31, and ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Mustered out April 2 to May 17, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 43 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 157 Enlisted men by disease, Total 201.

 

 

6th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Chattanooga, Tenn., August 20, 1864. Attached to District of the Etowah, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Separate Division, District of the Etowah, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Chattanooga, Tenn., and railroad guard duty in District of Georgia. Skirmish at McLemore's Cove February 1,1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

 

 

7th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

s. Col William *Clift

 

Overview:

Organized in Tennessee at large August 10, 1862, to June 1, 1863. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps (Old), Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. District of Jackson, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to July, 1863.

 

Service:

Duty at Jackson and Bolivar, Tenn. Grant's Central Mississippi Campaign November, 1862, to January, 1863. Action at Forked Deer Creek December 20, 1862. Expedition against Forest December 18, 1862, to January 3, 1863. Skirmish at Huntingdon December 30, 1862. Engagement at Parker's Cross Roads December 30. Duty in the District of Jackson till July. Mustered out July 31, 1863.

 

Im Mai 1862 wurde William Clift von BrigGen George W. *Morgan zum Col ernannt mit dem Auftrag in East-Tennessee eine Parti­sanen-Einheit aufzustellen und die CS-Verbindungen und Versorgungslinien zur Cumberland Gap zu unterbrechen. Clift stellte seine Einheit im Morgan County / East-Tennessee auf (vgl. Karte bei: Fisher, War at Every Door, a.a.O., S. 8) und erfüllte seinen Auftrag anfangs mit Erfolg. Im Juli / August 1862 wurde die Einheit in 7th Tennessee Infantry umbenannt und legte mehrere Hinterhalte in Morgan County und Anderson County / East Tennessee. Im August 1862 wurde die 7th Tennessee Infantry von einem CS Infantry Regiment unterstützt von Cavalry zerschlagen. Clift sammelte sein Regiment anschließend erneut und nahm seine Aktionen wieder auf, diesmal allerdings mit wenig Erfolg. Er verlegte deshalb sein Regiment Ende 1862 / Anfang 1863 nach Kentucky, wo die Einheit bis zur Invasion im August 1863 verblieb (vgl. Fisher: War at Every Door, a.a.O., S. 73).

 

 

7th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Athens and Nashville, Tenn., August, 1864. Attached to District of East Tennessee to March, 1865. 2nd Brigade, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Nashville and Athens till March, 1865. Action at Athens January 28, 1865. Near Philadelphia March 1. Operations about Athens March 2-4. Guard passes east of Athens till July. Mustered out July 27, 1865.

 

 

8th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson and Camp Nelson, Ky., November 11, 1862, to August 11, 1363. Attached to District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to July, 1863. 2nd Bri­gade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to September, 1863. 2nd Briga­de, Left Wing Forces, 23rd Army Corps, to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 1st Briga­de, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Nicholasville, Ky., Camp Dick Robinson, Camp Nelson and Lexington, Ky., till August, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. At Greenville till September 19. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Jonesborough September 21. Watauga River September 25. At Bull's Gap and Jonesborough till December. About Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Strawberry Plains January 22. Duty in East Tennessee till April. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September, 1864. Demonstrations on Dalton May 5-13. Rocky Faced Ridge May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cartersville May 20. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kene­saw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Allatoona June 18. Noyes Creek June 19. Chey­ney's Farm June 22. Olley's Farm June 26-27. Assault in Kennesaw, June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Buckhead, Nancy's Creek, July 18. Peach Tree Creek July 19-30. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Utoy Creek August 5-7. Flank movement on Jonesboro August 25-30. Battle of Jonesboro August 31-September 1. Lovejoy Station September 2-6. Pursuit of Hood into Alabama October 3-26. Nashville Campaign November and December. Columbia, Duck River, November 24-27. Colum­bia Ford November 28-29. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. At Clifton, Tenn., till January 15, 1865. Movement to Washington, D. C., thence to North Carolina January 15-February 9. Operations against Hoke February 11-14. Fort Anderson February 18. Town Creek February 20. Capture of Wilmington February 22. Campaign or the Carolinas March 1-April 26. Advance on Goldsboro March 6-21. Occupation of Goldsbo­ro March 21. Advance on Raleigh April 10-14. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26. Surrender of Johnston and his army. Duty at Raleigh and in the Dept. of North Carolina till June. Mustered out June 30, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 48 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 226 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 277.

 

 

8th Regiment, Tennessee Mounted Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., November, 1864. Attached to District of Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to February, 1865. 4th Sub-District, District of Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., till June, 1865. At Clifton and Savannah, Tenn., and in District of Middle Tennessee till Au­gust. Mustered out August 17, 1865.

 

 

9th Tennessee Infantry Regiment:

s. Pvt. Joseph *Felsenthal

 

 

10th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., May to August, 1862. Attached to Post and District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to September, 1863. Defences of Nashville & Nor­thwestern Railroad to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defences of Nashville, Tenn., January, 1864. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 12th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 20th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Post and garrison duty at Nashville, Tenn., till September, 1863. Ordered to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24, 1863. Guard duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, and garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tenn., till April, 1865. Ordered to Greenville April 24, 1865, and duty in District of East Tennessee till June. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

 

 

 

 

 

c. Cavalry:

 

1st Regiment Tennessee Cavalry:

s. Col James Patton *Brownlow; Col Robert *Galbraight; Sgt. William R. *Carter, Pvt NN. *Ames

 

Overview:

Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, November, 1862, from 4th Tennessee Infantry. Attached to Camp Dennison, Ohio, to December, 1862. Reserve Brigade, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade. 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to January, 1865. District Middle Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Camp Dennison, Ohio, till December 24, 1862. Moved to Cincinnati, Ohio, thence to Louisville, Ky.; to Shepherdsville, Ky., and return to Louisville, Ky., thence moved to Nashville, Tenn., January 9-17, 1863. Reconnoissance to Franklin and Brentwood and occupation of Franklin February 2,1863. Moved to Concord Church February 2, and duty there till February 28. Expedition from Le­xington to Clifton February 17-20 (Detachment). Moved to Triune February 28, and duty there till June. Petersburg March 2. Action at Harpeth River, near Triune, March 8. Franklin April 10. Near Chapel Hill April 13(Detachment). Rigg's Cross Roads April 16. College Grove April 26 (Detachment). Expedition to Thompson's Station May 2. Rover May 5. Jordan's Store May 30. Franklin June 4. Triune June 9. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Eaglesville, Uniontown and Rover June 23. Middletown June 24. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Bethpage Bridge, Elk River, July 1-2. Occupation of Middle Tennessee till August 16. At Dechard Station till July 12, then at Huntsville, Ala. Crossing Cumberland Mountains and passage of the Tennessee River, Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign, August 16-September 22. Lebanon and Rawlinsville, Ala., September 5. Alpine September 9. Reconnoissance toward Rome September 10-11. Dirt Town September 12. Lafayette September 12. Battle of Chickamauga Septem­ber 19-21. Operations against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October l7. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. McMinnville Octo­ber 2. Shelbyville and Farmington October 4. Bucktown Tavern, Ala., October 12. Sulphur Springs, Tenn., October 21. At Winchester till November 18. Scout to Estill Springs and Tullahoma October 25-27. Moved to Alexandria November 18, and to Sparta November 20. Actions at Sparta November 20, 24, 26 and 27 Yankeetown November 30 (Detachment). March to Knoxville December 7-15, and to Strawberry Plains December 15-16. East Tennessee Campaign December, 1863, to February, 1864. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28, 1863. Hay's Ferry, near Dandridge, December 24. Mossy Creek December 25. Talbot Station De­cember 27. Talbot Station, Mossy Creek, December 29. Expedition to Cosby Creek, N. C., January, 1864. Cosby Creek January 17. Near Wilsonville January 22. Operations about Dandridge January 26-28. Fair Garden January 26-27. McNutt's Bridge January 27. Scout from Marysville toward Seviersville February 1-2. Moved to Cleveland, Tenn., February 10-March 11. Atlanta (Ga.) Campaign May to September. Catoosa Springs May 4. Varnell's Station May 7-8. Demonstration on Dalton May 9-13. Tilton May 13. Resaca May 14-15. Pursuit to Cassville May 16-19. Near Cassville May 19. Stilesborough May 23. Huntsville or Burnt Hickory May 24. About Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Burned Church May 30 and June 11. Ackworth June 3-4. Big Shanty June 6. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Pine Hill June 11-14. McAffee's Cross Roads June 11-12. Powder Springs and Noonday Creek June 20. Allatoona July 1. Nickajack Creek July 2-6. Kingston July 3. Ruff's Station July 4. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Cochran's Ford July 9. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Mason's Church July 23. McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad July 27-31. Campbellton July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29. Clear Creek and New­nan July 31. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn. Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Lavergne September 1. Franklin September 2. Union City September 2 (Detachment). Campbellsville September 5. Pursuit of Forest September 25-October 10. Pulaski Septem­ber 26-27. Franklin September 27. Cypress Creek, Ala., October 6. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. Mussel Shoals, near Florence, Octo­ber 30. Near Shoal Creek October 31. Near Florence November 5-6 and 9. Nashville Campaign November and December. On line of Shoal Creek November 16-20. Lawrenceburg November 21. Fouche Springs November 23. Campbellsville November 24. Columbia November 24-27. Battle of Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville, December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River De­cember 17-28. Lynnville December 24. Richland Creek December 24-25. Pulaski December 25-26. Expedition into Mississippi Janua­ry 15-21, 1865. Moved from Eastport, Miss., to Nashville, Tenn., February 10-17, and duty there till June. Mustered out June, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 4 Officers and 56 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 293 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 356.

 

Im November 1862 eingesetzt unter BrigGen Mason *Brayman in Sherman's Corps in Grant's Army of the Tennessee; während Grant's Vorstoß nach Süden auf Grand Junction, Mississippi kommandierte Brayman die zur Sicherung von Grant's Versorgungslinie über die Tennessee & Ohio RR in Bolivar, Tennessee (vgl. Karte bei Davis Nr. 154) eingesetzten Sicherungskräfte bestehend aus 17th Illinois Infantry, 43rd Illinois Infantry, 61st Illinois Infantry, 12th Michigan Infantry, 15th Battery Ohio Light Artillery, 5th Ohio Ca­valry und 1st Tennessee Cavalry (vgl. Bearss: Vicksburg, a.a.O., Vol. I., S. 34 Anm. 43).

 

Während Sherman‘s Atlanta Campaign vom Sommer 1864 gehörte die 1st Tennessee Cavalry zur 1st Brigade Col Joseph B. *Dorr, 1st Cavalry Division BrigGen Edward Moody *McCook, im Cavalry Corps Army of the Cumberland (vgl. Evans: Sherman‘s Horse­men, a.a.O., S. xi). Teilnahme am Vorstoß auf den Chattahoochee. Am 7.7.1864 erhielt Col Brownlow vom Brigadekommandeur Dorr den Befehl, die große Insel im Chattahoochee gegenüber Power‘s Ferry (Karte bei Evans, a.a.O., S. 9) über fast unpassierbare Furt zu nehmen (vgl. Evans, a.a.O., S. 17-18). Ein erster Versuch schlug wegen feindlichen Beschusses fehl.

 

Literatur:

- *Carter, William R. History of the First Regiment of Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry in the Great War of the Rebellion, with the Ar­mies of the Ohio and Cumberland, under Generals Morgan, Rosecrans, Thomas, Stanley and Wilson. 1862-1865 (Knoxville, 1902).

 

 

1st Regiment, Tennessee Independent Vidette Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized Companies "A," "B," "C," "G" and "H" at Stevenson and Bridgeport, Ala., September 10, 1863, to April 26, 1864. Compa­nies "D," "E" and "F" at Tracy City and Nashville, Tenn., December 9, 1863, to February 24, 1864. Participated in skirmish at Hunt's Mills near Larkinsville, Ala., September 28, 1863. Beersheeba Springs November 26. Expedition to Lebanon December 12-29. Skir­mish at Sand Mountain, Ala., December 26. Mustered out June 16, 1864.

 

 

1st Regiment, West Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

(See 6th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry)

 

 

2nd Regiment Tennessee Cavalry:

s. Sergeant William B. *Harrison (Co. I)

 

Overview:

Organized at Murfreesboro, Tenn., July, 1862. Attached to 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. District of West Virgi­nia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November. Unattached Cavalry, Cavalry Division, 14th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, November, 1862. Reserve Cavalry, Cavalry Division, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to Octo­ber, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to May, 1865. Dept. of the Cumberland to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Operations about Cumberland Gap, Tenn., till September, 1862. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 3. Operations in the Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Cincinnati,Ohio, thence to Louisville, Ky., and to Nashville, Tenn. Advance on Murfreesboro, Tenn., December 26-30. Nolensville December 27-28. Triune December 28. Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29. Lizzard's between Triune and Murfreesboro December 29. Overall's Creek December 30. Battle of Stones River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Lytle's Creek January 5. Reconnoissance to Auburn, Liberty and Cainsville January 21-22. Expedition to Franklin January 31-February 13. Unionville, Middletown and Rover January 31. Rover February 13. Near Murfreesboro March 22. Operations against Pegram March 22-April 2. Danville March 24. Engagement at Fran­klin April 10. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. McMinnville April 21. Hickory Creek April 21. Slatersville April 22. Alexan­dria April 23. Wartrace April 29 and June 3. Triune June 9 and 11. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Eagles­ville and Rover June 23. Middleton June 24. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Bethpage Bridge, Elk River, July 1-2. Cocke County July 10. Expedition to Huntsville, Ala., July 13-22. Sparta August 9. Crossing Cumberland Mountains and Ten­nessee River and Chickamauga (Ga.) Campaign August 16-September 2. Reconnoissance from Shellmound toward Chattanooga Au­gust 30-31, Will's Valley August 31. Winston's Gap, Alpine, September 9. Alpine and Dirt Town September 12. Reconnoissance to­ward Lafa­yette September 13. Stevens' Gap September 18. Battle of Chickamauga, Ga., September 19-21. Dry Valley September 21. Operati­ons against Wheeler and Roddy September 30-October 17. Anderson's Cross Roads October 2. Fayetteville October 13-14. Duty on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till December. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Expediti­on to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864, thence moved to Colliersville, Tenn., January 14. Skirmish near Mossy Creek, Tenn., January 12, 1864 (Detachment). Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Near Okolona February 18. Houston Februa­ry 19. West Point February 20-21. Prairie Station February 21. Okolona February 22. Tallahatchie River February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there till June. Duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and in District of North Alabama till November. Operations in District of North Alabama June 24-August 20. Pond Springs, Ala., June 29. Operations against Wheeler August-September. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17. Near Antioch Church August 18-19. Courtland and near Pond Springs August 19. Pursuit of Wheeler to Shoal Creek September 8-11. Operations against Forest and Hood September 16-No­vember 3. Athens October 1-2. Defence of Decatur October 26-29. Nashville Campaign November-December. Owens' Cross Road December 1. Near Paint Rock Bridge December 7. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River De­cember 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville Decem­ber 23. Anthony's Hill near Pulaski December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. Near Decatur December 27-28. Pond Springs and Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Russellville December 31. Duty at Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February 6, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10. Return to Vicksburg, Miss., and duty there and at various points in the Dept. of Mississippi till May 27. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., reporting there June 12. Mustered out July 6, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 14 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 208 Enlisted men by disease. Total 224.

 

 

3rd Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

s. Pvt Charles M. *Eldridge (Co. G)

 

Overview:

Organized at Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., January 27, 1863. Attached to 4th Division, Center 14th Army Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, November, 1862, to January, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. District of North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Di­vision, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Divisi­on Mississippi and District Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Guard trains from Nashville to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3, 1863. Battle of Stones River January 3. Expedition to Franklin Ja­nuary 31-February 13. Middletown and Rover January 31. Rover February 13. At Camp Spear, Nashville, till June. Near Murfreesbo­ro March 22. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Duty at Nashville till December, 1863. Operations about Dandridge and Mossy Creek December 24-28. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., December 28-January 4, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 14. Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Pontotoc February 17. Okolona February 18. Egypt Station Fe­bruary 19. West Point February 20-21. Ivy's Hill or Okolona February 22. Near New Albany February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there till June. Duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and in the District of North Alabama about Decatur, Ala., till September. Operations in District of North Alabama June 24-August 20. Scout in Morgan and Lawrence Counties July (Detachment). Expedition from Decatur to Courtland and Moulton and skirmish July 25-28. Courtland July 28. Sum­merville Road near Decatur August 6 (Detachment). Near Pond Springs August 9. Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17-20. Near Antioch Church August 18-19. Florence September 10. Operations against Forest September 16-25. Action at Athens Sep­tember 23-24 (Detachment), captured. Action at Sulphur Branch Trestle September 25. Most of Regiment captured. Duty on Nash­ville and Chattanooga Railroad till December. At Decatur, Pulaski and Nashville. Joined Brigade at Nashville, Tenn., December 13. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. On post duty at Nashville till August, 1865. Mustered out August 3, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 532 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 546.

 

 

4th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

s. LtCol Jacob M. *Thornburgh

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., February 9, 1863. Attached to post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps. Dept. of the Tennessee, to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June, 1864. Districts of Nashville and North Alabama, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division West Mississippi, to May, 1865. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, West Mississippi, to July, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Camp Spear, Nashville, Tenn., till August, 1863. Green Hill June l4. Ordered to Carthage, Tenn., August 30. Duty there, at Murfreesboro and Nashville, Tenn., till December. Action at Friendship Church September 29. Expedition to Memphis, Tenn., De­cember 28-January 4, 1864. Moved to Colliersville January 14. Smith's Expedition to Okolona, Miss., February 11-26. Coldwater Fe­bruary 11. Holly Springs February 12. Near Okolona February 18. West Point February 20-21. Prairie Station February 21. Okolona and Tallahatchie River February 22. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., February 27, and duty there till June. Duty on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and in District of North Alabama till July. Decatur, Ala., June 1. (A detachment at Decatur, Ala., till October, 1864.) Sand Mountain July -. Rousseau's Raid from Decatur to West Point & Montgomery Railroad July 10-22. Near Coosa River July 13. Greenpoint and Ten Island Ford, Coosa River July 14. Opetika, Chehaw Station, and near Auburn July 18. Siege of Atlanta, Ga., till August 5. Scouts to England Cove, Tenn., July 7-9 and July 12-18 (Detachments). McCook's Raid on Atlanta & West Point Railroad July 27-31. Near Campbellton July 28. Lovejoy Station July 29. Clear Creek and near Newnan July 31. Chattahoochie River July 31. Ordered to Decatur, Ala., August 5. Near Pond Springs, Ala., August 9 (Detachment). Expedition from Decatur to Moulton August 17-20. Near Pond Springs August 18-19 (Detachment). Rousseau's pursuit of Wheeler September 1-8. Operations against Fo­rest in East Tennessee September 16-October 10. Action at Pulaski September 26-27. At Nashville, Tenn., till December. Action at Owen's Cross Roads December 1. Demonstration on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Roads near Murfreesboro De­cember 7. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap, Franklin and West Harpeth River December 17. Franklin December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Anthony's Hill December 25. Sugar Creek December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs till February. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., and Mobile Bay, Ala., February 11-March 23. Campaign against Mobile and its defences March 26-April 9. Occupation of Mobile April 12. March to Montgomery April 13-25. Ordered to Mobile April 27. Expedition from Spring Hill, Ala., to Baton Rouge May 8-22. Ordered to Nash­ville, Tenn., May 27. Garrison duty at Johnsonville till July. Mustered out July 12, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 4 Officers and 205 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 234.

 

Literatur:

- Eckel, Alexander: History of the Forth Tennessee Cavalry U.S.A. War of the Rebellion 1861-65. Knoxville: n.p. 1929, pp.50-52, 56-57

- Record of Events, July - August 1864, Companies B, C, and I,

4th Tennessee Cavalry, reel 188, M-594, Record Group 94, Records

of the Adjutant General's Office, National Archives, Washington, D.C.

 

 

5th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Murfreesboro, Nashville and Carthage, Tenn., July 15, 1862. Attached to Post of Nashville, Tenn., Army of the Ohio, to November, 1862. Reserve Cavalry, Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to June, 1863. Post of Nashville, Tenn., Reserve Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Ca­valry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to August, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to November, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade,4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to No­vember, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 3rd Brigade, 6th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. District Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Nashville, Tenn., till December 26, 1862. Affair at Kinderhook August 11, 1862. Skirmish near Nashville September 2. Siege of Nashville September 7-November 7. Goodlettsville September 30. Gallatin October 1. Near Humboldt October 9. Near Nashville November 5. Near Lavergue November 7. Reconnoissance toward Lavergne November 19. Reconnoissance to Franklin December 11-12. Franklin December 12. Advance on Murfreesboro December 26-30. Nolensville Pike December 27. Wilkinson's Cross Roads December 29. Battle of Stone's River December 30-31, 1862, and January 1-3, 1863. Overall's Creek December 31, 1862. Lytle's Creek January 5. Reconnoissance to Auburn, Liberty and Cainesville January 20-22. Near Cainesville February 15. Manchester Pike February 22. Bradysville March 1. Expedition to Woodbury March 3-8. Near Auburn March 8. Vaught's Hill near Milton March 20 (Co. "E"). Expedition to Auburn, Liberty, Snow Hill, etc., April 2-6. Snow Hill or Smith's Ford and Liberty April 3. Liberty April 7. Expedition to McMinnville April 20-30. Hartsville April 22. Bradyville Pike May 17. (Two Companies on Streight's Raid toward Rome, Ga., April 26-May 3. Day's Gap or Sand Mountain, Crooked Creek and Hog Mountain April 30. Blountsville and East Branch, Big Warrior River, May 1. Blake's Creek near Gadsden May 2. Blount's Farm and near Centre May 2. Near Cedar Bluff May 3.) Bra­dyville Pike May 17. Expedition to Middleton May 21-22. Scout on Middleton or Eagleville Pike June 10. Expedition to Lebanon June 15-17. Skirmish at Lebanon June 16. Dixon Springs June 20. Middle Tennessee or Tullahoma Campaign June 23-July 7. Shel­byville June 25. Fosterville, Guy's Gap and Shelbyville June 27. Duty at Carthage, McMinnville, Alexandria, Tracy City and Shelby­ville, operating against guerrillas on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad till February, 1864. Pulaski July 15, 1863. Expedi­tion to Huntsville, Ala., July 18-22. Scout in Sequatchie Valley September 21-22. Missionary Ridge and Shallow Ford Gap Septem­ber 22. Operations against Wheller and Roddy October 1-17. (Re-opening Tennessee River October 26-29 (Co. "G"). Battle of Wauhatchie, Tenn., October 28-29 (Co. "G"). Centreville October 29 (Co. "G"). Eagleville December 7. McMinnville December 21. Lavergne December 29. Scout to White and Putnam Counties February 1-7, 1864. Operations against guerrillas about Sparta Februa­ry to April, Johnson's Mills February 22 (Detachment). Sparta and Calf Killer River February 22. White County March 10. Operati­ons about Sparta March 11-28. Calf Killer River March 11. Winchester March 17. Beersheeba Springs March 19. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad at McMinnville, Carthage, Tullahoma and other points till November, 1864. Scout in Lincoln County July 12-15. McMinnville August --. Murfreesboro September 4. Operations about Murfreesboro No­vember, 1864, to January, 1865. Siege of Murfreesboro December 4-12, 1864. Overall's Creek December 4 (Detachment). Demonst­rations on Murfreesboro December 5-7. Wilkinson's Cross Road near Murfreesboro and the Cedars December 7. Ordered to Fayette­ville January, 1865, and duty patroling line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad and duty in District of East Tennessee till Au­gust, 1865. Skirmish near McMinnville February 5, 1865. Mustered out August 14, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 68 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 175 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 245.

 

 

6th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Bethel, LaGrange, Bolivar, Trenton, etc., Tenn., August 1l, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennes­see, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1863. Cavalry Brigade, 3rd Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Ca­valry Division, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1864. Unassi­gned, District of West Tennessee, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps. Military Di­vision Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 6th Division,Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, and District of Middle Tennessee, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Pursuit to Ripley, Miss., October 5-12, 1862. Chewalla and Big Hill October 5. Operations about Bolivar, Tenn., November 3-De­cember 31, 1862. Expedition from Corinth, Miss., against Forest December 18, 1862-January 3, 1863. Action near Jackson Decem­ber 19, 1862. Near Ripley, Miss., December 23. Near Middleburg December 24-25. Bolivar December 24. Near Clifton, Tenn., Janua­ry 1, 1863. Scout between Bolivar, Tenn., and Ripley, Miss., January 25-28. Pocahontas March 24. Expedition to Hatchie River and skirmishes April 1-16. Scout from LaGrange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Linden May 12 (Detachment). Expediti­on from Jackson across Tennessee River June 2-7. Operations in Northwest Mississippi June 15-25. Skirmishes at Forked Deer Creek and Jackson July 13, and at Forked Deer Creek July 15. Holly Springs September 7. Expedition from LaGrange to Toone Station September 11-16. Montezuma September 16. Locke's Mills, near Moscow, September 26. Operations in North Mississippi and West Tennessee against Chalmers October 4-17. Lockhart's Mills, Coldwater River, October 6. Salem October 8. Ingraham's Mills, near Byhalia, October 12. Wyatt's October 13. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad November 3-5. Holly Springs, Miss., No­vember 5. Operations on Memphis & Charleston Railroad against Lee's attack November 28-December 10. Operations in Northern Mississippi and West Tennessee December 18-31. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., January 17, 1864, and duty there till November. Scout in Hardin County February 9. Seviersville and Miflin February 18. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Bolivar March 29. Sturgis' Expedition to Ripley April 30-May 9. Tracy City August 4. Florence, Ala., October 6-7. Ordered to Nash­ville, Tenn., November 24. Battle of Nashville, Tenn., December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and Franklin December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Lynnville December 23. Pulaski December 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Near Leighton December 30. Narrows January 2, 1865. Thorn Hill January 3. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February. At Edgefield and Pulaski and in District of Middle Tennessee till August, 1865. Mustered out July 26, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 33 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 9 Officers and 352 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 396.

 

 

7th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Jackson, Grand Junction and Trenton, Tenn., August 28, 1862. Attached to District of Jackson, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1862. District of Jackson, 13th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to December, 1862. Cavalry Brigade, District of Jackson, 16th Army Corps, to April, 1863. Unassigned, 1st Division, 16th Army Corps, to June, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Divi­sion, 16th Army Corps, to August, 1863. District of Columbus, 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, to October, 1863. Detached Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to December, 1863. Waring's Cavalry Brigade, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. District of Columbus, Ky., to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in District of Jackson, Tenn., till January, 1863. Actions at Salem Cemetery, near Jackson, December 19, and near Jackson De­cember 29, 1862. Near Middleburg December 24. At LaGrange, Moscow and Germantown till June, 1863. Expedition to Clifton Fe­bruary 17-21, 1863 (Detachment). Scout from LaGrange into Northern Mississippi April 29-May 5. Operations in Northwest Missis­sippi June 15-25. Jack's Creek, Tenn., June 20. At Grand Junction June, 1863. Skirmishes at and near Union City, Tenn., September 2. At Union City and Colliersville, Tenn., till January, 1864. Expedition to Toone Station September 11-16, 1863. Skirmish at Montezu­ma September 16. (Co. "A" detached at Paducah, Ky.) Skirmish at Dukedom February 28, 1864 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City March 12. Operations against Forest in West Tennessee March 16-April 14. Reynoldsburg March 21. Attack on Union City March 24 (most of Regiment captured). Scout from Columbus to Hickman, Ky., July 17-18 (Detachment). Skirmish near Union City September 2. Duty at Paducah, Ky., till June, 1865. Ordered to Rockville, on Tennessee River, June 27, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 9, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 8 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 328 Enlisted men by disease. Total 337.

 

Bei Grant's Vorstoß nach Holly Springs Anfang November 1862 kam es am 8.11.1862 südlich von Lamar zu einem Gefecht zwischen der US Cavalry unter Albert Lindley Lee (7th Illinois Cavalry, 2nd Iowa Cavalry, 7th Kansas Cavalry, 3rd Michigan Cavalry) und der CS Cavalry (7th Tennessee Cavalry, 1st Mississippi Cavalry) unter Col William H. 'Red' Jackson; hierbei wurde durch eine taktische Falle von US BrigGen Lauman's Division die CS Cavalry geschlagen (vgl zu den Einzelheiten: Bearss, Vicksburg, a.a.O., Vol. 1, S. 40)

 

 

Literatur:

- Underwood, Albert: Civil War Diary (1.1.1864-11.1.1865), Bibliothek Ref MilAmerik11a (13.1.1864: "Some of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry in today (nach Paris) and brought some Prisoners."

- Young, J. P.: The Seventh Tennessee Cavalry (Confederate): A History (Dayton 1974).

 

 

8th Regiment Tennessee Cavalry:

s. Pvt John R. *Harrison (Co. D)

 

Overview:

Organized August, 1863, by consolidation of 5 Companies organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., June 30 to August 14, 1863, for 10th Ten­nessee Cavalry, and 7 Companies organized in Tennessee at large for 5th East Tennessee Cavalry. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 4th Divi­sion, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, August to October, 1863. 4th Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee. to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

 

Service:

Skirmish, Hawkins County, August 1, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17, 1863. Occupation of Knoxville September 2. Greenville September 11. Kingsport September 18. Bristol September 19. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Zollicoffer September 20-21. Watauga River Bridge September 21-22. Jonesboro September 21. Hall's Ford, on Watauga River, Sep­tember 22. Blountsville, Johnson's Depot and Carter's Depot September 22. Blue Springs October 10. Henderson's Mill and Rhea­town October 11. Zollicoffer October 12. Blountsville October 14. Bristol October 15. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 23. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Duty at Knoxville, Greenville, Nashville and Columbia and patrol duty on line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad from Columbia to Nashville till August, 1864. At Bull's Gap till October, 1864. Rheatown Sep­tember 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 30-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown October 28. Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckenridge in East Ten­nessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-13. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains No­vember 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Saltsville (Va.) Raid December 10-29. Big Creek, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport December 13. Near Glade Springs December 15. Near Marion and capture of Wythevill December 16. Mt. Airey De­cember 17. Near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Salt Works at Saltsville December 20-21. Stoneman's Expediti­on from East Tennessee into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25, 1865. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap April 22. Near Hendersonville April 28. Duty in District of East Tennessee till September, 1865. Mustered out September 11, 1865

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Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 37 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 241 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 280.


Predecessor unit:

TENNESSEE VOLUNTEERS. 5th REGIMENT CAVALRY (5th EAST TENNESSEE).


Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky. (5 Cos), for 10th Tennessee Cavalry, June 30 to August 14, 1863. Attached to District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, July, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1863.

 

Service:

Duty at Cynthiana, Ky., and along railroad till August, 1863. Pursuit of Morgan July 1-20. Buffington Island, Ohio, July 19. Operati­ons against Scott July 25-August 6. Near Winchester, Ky., July 29. Irvine July 30. Lancaster, Stanford and Paint Lick Bridge July 31. Smith Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Assigned to 8th Tennessee Cavalry August, 1863 (which see).

 

 

9th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Knoxville, Tenn., August 13, 1863. Joined DeCourcy at Crab Orchard, Ky., September 24, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. District of East Tennes­see, Dept. of the Cumberland, to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, to July, 1865. Cavalry Bri­gade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty at Crab Orchard, Ky., till October, 1863. (A Detachment on march to Cumberland Gap September 24-October 3, 1863, and ope­rations about there.) Duty in District of East Tennessee, at Knoxville, Nashville and on line of the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and at Bull's Gap, Tenn., till October, 1864. Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations in East Tennessee August 29-September 4. Park Gap and Greenville September 4. Death of Gen. J. H. Morgan. Gil­lem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 29-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley, near Sneedsville, October 21. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown and Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckinridge's advance into East Tennessee November 4-17. Rus­sellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-14. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek No­vember 17. Stoneman's Expedition to Saltsville, Va., December 10-29. Big Spring, near Rogersville, December 12. Kingsport De­cember 13. Glade Springs December 15. Marion and capture of Wytheville December 16. Mt. Airy December 17. Engagement near Marion December 17-18. Capture and destruction of Saltville December 20-21. Duty in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Stoneman's Raid into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville, N.C., April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River April 17. Swannanoa Gap, N. C., April 20. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in East Tennessee till September. Mustered out September 11, 1865.

 

 

10th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., August 25, 1863. Attached to District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. Defences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to November, 1864. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 7th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to March, 1865. Dept. of Mississippi to May, 1865. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to August, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in District of North Central Kentucky till January, 1864. At Nashville and Pulaski, Tenn., and on line of the Nashville & Chattan­ooga Railroad and Nashville & Northwestern Railroad till November, 1864. Scouts in Hickman and Maury Counties May 2-12, 1864. Long's Mill, near Mulberry Creek, July 28. Clifton August 15-16. Skirmish at Rogersville August 21,1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Operations against Forest's Raid in Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee Sep­tember 16-October 10. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Guard Tennessee River October. Flo­rence October 30. On line of Shoal Creek November 5-11. Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek No­vember 16-20. Near Maysville and near New Market November 17. On front of Columbia November 24-27. Crossing of Duck River November 28. Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Tennessee River December 17-28. Hollow Tree Gap and West Harpeth River December 17. Rutherford Creek December 19. Richland Creek December 24. Pulaski De­cember 25-26. Hillsboro December 29. Leighton December 30. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February, 1865. Moved to Vicksburg, Miss., thence to New Orleans, La., February 6-March 10. Ordered to Natchez, Miss., March, and duty there and at Rodney, Miss., till May 25. Ordered to Nashville, Tenn., May 25. Garrison duty at Johnsonville, Tenn., till August. Mustered out August 1, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 24 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 181 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 207.

 

 

11th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at large May to October, 1863. Attached to Willcox's Division, Left Wing Forces 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of the Clinch to April, 1864. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1865.

Service:

 

Joined DeCourcy at Crab Orchard, Ky., August 24, 1863. March to Cumberland Gap September 24-October 3. Operations about Cumberland Gap till February, 1864. Mulberry Creek January 3. Tazewell January 24. Near Jonesville January 28-29. Skirmishes on Jonesville and Mulberry Roads February 12. Gibson and Wyerman's Mills on Indian Creek, and at Powell's Bridge February 22. Duty at and about Cumberland Gap guarding communications with Knoxville till January, 1865. Action at Johnsonville, Tenn., November 4-5, 1864. Mustered out by consolidation with 9th Tennessee Cavalry January 9, 1865.

 

 

12th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Nashville, Tenn., August 24, 1863. Attached to District of Nashville, Dept. of the Cumberland, to January, 1864. De­fences of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to December, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 5th Divisi­on, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to February, 1865. 1st Brigade, 5th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, to May, 1865. Dept. of the Missouri to October, 1865.

 

Service:

Scout to Florence, Ala., July 20-25, 1863 (Detachment). Duty at Nashville and on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad at Pulaski, Tenn., till November, 1864. Duck River April 22, 1864. Scout in Hickman and Maury Counties May 2-12. Lincoln County June 14. Scout from Pulaski to Florence, Ala., July 20-25 (Detachment). Triune August 3-4. Florence August 10. Operations against Forest in North Alabama and Middle Tennessee September 16-October 10. Richland Creek, near Pulaski, September 26. Pulaski September 26-27. Nashville Campaign November-December. On line of Shoal Creek November 5-20. Campbellsville and Lynnville November 24. In front of Columbia November 24-27. Franklin November 30. Battle of Nashville December 15-16. Pursuit of Hood to the Ten­nessee River December 17-28. West Harpeth River December 17. Spring Hill December 18. Rutherford Creek December 19. Curtis Creek December 19. Lawrenceburg December 22. Lynnville and Richland Creek December 24. King's Gap, near Pulaski, December 25. At Gravelly Springs, Ala., till February, 1865. At Eastport, Miss., till May. Moved to St. Louis, Mo., May 15-17, thence to Rolla, Mo., June 20-26, and to Fort Riley, Kan., June 29-July 8. Powder River Expedition July to September. Mustered out October 7, 1865.


Regiment lost during service 5 Officers and 28 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by di­sease. Total 226.

 

 

13th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized at Strawberry Plains, Nashville and Gallatin, Tenn., October, 1863. Attached to District of Columbus. Ky., 6th Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1863. District of North Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to January, 1864. District of Nashville, Tenn., Dept. of the Cumberland, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to October, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division Mississippi, November, 1864. District of East Tennessee to March, 1865. 3rd Brigade, Cavalry Division, District of East Tennessee, Dept. of the Cumberland to July, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, District of East Tennessee, to September, 1865.

 

Service:

Duty in District of Columbus, Ky., and at Camp Nelson, Ky., till January, 1864. Duty in District of Nashville and on Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad, and at Bull's Gap, Tenn., till September, 1864. Rogersville August 21, 1864. Pursuit to Greenville August 21-23. Blue Springs August 23. Park's Gap, Greenville, September 4. Morgan killed. Gillem's Expedition from East Tennessee toward Southwest Virginia September 20-October 17. Rheatown September 28. Watauga River September 29. Carter's Station September 30-October 1. Operations in East Tennessee October 10-28. Greenville October 12. Bull's Gap October 16. Clinch Mountain October 18. Clinch Valley near Sneedsville October 21. Near Memphis October 25. Mossy Creek and Panther Gap October 27. Morristown and Russellville October 28. Operations against Breckinridge's advance into East Tennessee November 4-17. Russellville November 11. Bull's Gap November 11-13. Russellville November 14. Strawberry Plains November 16-17. Flat Creek November 17. Stoneman's Saltsville Raid December 10-29. Big Creek near Rogersville December 12. Kingsport December 13. Glade Springs December 15. Marion and capture of Wytheville December 16. Mt. Airy December 17. Engagement near Marion December 17-18. Capture and de­struction of Saltsville, Va., December 20-21. Duty in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Stoneman's Expedition from East Tennessee into Southwest Virginia and Western North Carolina March 21-April 25. Wytheville April 6. Shallow Ford and near Mocksville April 11. Salisbury April 12. Catawba River near Morgantown April 17. Swannanoa Gap, N. C., April 20. Near Hendersonville April 23. Duty in District of East Tennessee till September. Mustered out September 5, 1865.

 

 

Bradford's Battalion, 13th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry:

 

Overview:

Organized December, 1863. Consolidated to a Company April, 1864, and assigned to 14th Tennessee Cavalry as Company "A," then to 6th Tennessee Cavalry as Company "E."

 

Service:

Attached to District of Cairo, Dept. of the Tennessee. At Paducah, Ky., January, 1864. Ordered to Fort Pillow, Tenn., February 4, 1864, and garrison duty there till April. Forest's attack on and massacre at Fort Pillow April 12.

 

 

 

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