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A Roster of General Officers , Heads of Departments, Senators, Representatives , Military Organizations, &c., &c., in Confederate Service during the War between the States. (ed. Charles C. Jones, Jr. Late Lieut. Colonel of Artillery, C. S. A.) 346 0 Browse Search
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t George Washington, providing that, The State of Tennessee is hereby declared to be one of the sixte Federal Union, characterized the people of Tennessee, without regard to party alliance. This dev by proclamation convened the legislature of Tennessee in extraordinary session to consider the cond down by a large majority. The people of Tennessee wished to avoid a war between the States andal Union, was not forgetful of the rights of Tennessee, or of its duty to the other States of the Sne of policy may be adopted by the people of Tennessee with regard to the present Federal relationshington Barrow, commissioners on the part of Tennessee, entered into a temporary convention agreemes. This constituted the armament of the State of Tennessee. The chief of ordnance, Capt. M. H. W and the following-named general officers of Tennessee were commissioned brigadier-generals by Pres a vigorous protest from Governor Harris, of Tennessee, who had undertaken to have observed the leg[10 more...]
ve compelled General Sherman to return to middle Tennessee to protect and repair his lines of communppealing to their manhood to recover the State of Tennessee. The torch, not the sword, had caused t born on the banks of the Muskingum, came to Tennessee in his youth, and was as thoroughly identifiCarter was a native of Georgia, a citizen of Tennessee, where he was educated, entered the service f the brigade. Brig.--Gen. John Adams, of Tennessee, was killed after leading his command up to ual proportion. It was great enough to make Tennessee a land of mourning. The attacks of the Cota, Franklin, Nashville and the retreat from Tennessee with its untold horrors, had forced the convferring to this, Brig.--Gen. J. B. Palmer of Tennessee reported that Col. Anderson Searcy and Lieutigade commanded by Gen. George G. Dibrell of Tennessee, one of the noblest of men, and the equal inrmy corps, and no other general officer from Tennessee was assigned to duty. The army continued th[10 more...]
ept the First regiment, which was ordered to Tennessee. In the organization of the army of Northowledgments to Brigadier-General Anderson of Tennessee, who, arriving on the field at a critical mo Seven Pines would have been a fatal day for Tennessee if no other casualty had befallen Hatton's bof commanding the first company organized in Tennessee. All the field officers of this regiment ang 17 killed and 196 wounded. Among the dead, Tennessee mourned Col. W. A. Forbes, Fourteenth, who wew T. Paul, Seventh, were killed. The three Tennessee regiments lost 189 killed, wounded and missieston harbor. He was greatly beloved by his Tennessee brigade, at the head of which he had won dis and to reflect honor and glory upon the State of Tennessee. After the fall of Colonel Fulton, Col. death-wound, and with him fell many sons of Tennessee who had constituted a part of the Light Divier brave men had fought and died; to the State of Tennessee they will be ever living men of heroic m
Chapter 12: Tennessee cavalry West Tennessee expedition Streight's raid Forrest's N at Jackson battles of Okolona and Yazoo West Tennessee again Fort Donelson, Fort Pillow and othehird Ohio, and two companies of the First Middle Tennessee cavalry raised in north Alabama, with ord Richardson of Forrest's cavalry, commanding Tennessee brigade, 550 strong, and Brig.-Gen. L. S. Roa part of the expedition. At this time, west Tennessee was dominated by certain Federal troops, nentucky regiment, commanded by Major Tate of Tennessee, and the Seventh Tennessee, Colonel Duckwortruits of the expedition to north Alabama and Tennessee were 3,360 of the enemy, white and black, kih of October, Forrest's command moved into west Tennessee, and in a few days Buford instituted a bloh he had never heard these names. The State of Tennessee contributed 115,000 soldiers to the Confer came, the fathers, mothers and sisters of Tennessee endured the poverty that it brought with the[19 more...]
Chapter 13: Tennessee and the navy. The State of Tennessee furnished 31,000 white men to the FeState of Tennessee furnished 31,000 white men to the Federal government during the war between the States. Among them were David G. Farragut and Samuel Carter. Ateers, charged with the organization of the men of Tennessee who were loyal to the Federal union into regiments and support of the great body of the people of east Tennessee, and secured that division of the State (in thevernment. Farragut and Carter, both natives of east Tennessee, were important factors in making Confederate sFort Morgan. The gallant Lieut. A. D. Wharton, of Tennessee, was with Admiral Buchanan on the ram Tennessee, at the Federal capital, and is a leading citizen of Tennessee. W. W. Carnes resigned from the naval academy bof field artillery tendered him by the governor of Tennessee. He commanded Porter's battery at the battle of Fas been a leader and director of public opinion in Tennessee; for years the leading journalist of the State, an
Chapter 14: Tennessee and the medical department. There was no difficulty in finding qualified medical officers in Tennessee. Medical education had attained a high standard, and surgTennessee. Medical education had attained a high standard, and surgeons were supplied as soon as regimental organizations were made. Dr. B. W. Avent, a man of ripe experience, great skill and administrative ability, was made surgeon-general of the provisional armshville nearly 13,000 sick men under treatment, provision having been made for them by the State of Tennessee out of her own abundant resources. On the fall of Fort Donelson and the abandonment of rvice is incomplete unless mention is made of the services of Dr. J. H. Bryson, a clergyman of Tennessee, appointed by General Bragg to look after the religious interests of the sick and wounded in tce were more patriotic, more courageous and more self-sacrificing than the medical officers of Tennessee. They were on the battlefield, in the hospitals, often surrounded by contagious disease, but
James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Chapter 15: Tennessee and the Church. (search)
Chapter 15: Tennessee and the Church. Rev. M. B. Dewitt, Chaplain of the Eighth Tennessee. To one who had an active part in the great signally vouchsafed to his command during the recent campaign in west Tennessee, and deeply penetrated with a sense of dependence on the mercy llustration of what is meant, on one occasion the Rev. W. Burr of Tennessee, a Methodist minister, held services and men were converted whom to witness the lives of such men as Lieut.-Gen. A. P. Stewart of Tennessee, and Brigadier-General Lowrey of Mississippi, whose religion was dier-citizen. As the present history emphasizes the part which Tennessee bore in the great scenes of the civil war, it is important to givk of preaching and holding many and manifold services was done by Tennessee chaplains and missionaries with earnestness and constancy to the xerted on the soldiers of the army of the Confederate States from Tennessee, but the names given are those of men who gave themselves fully t
neral Samuel R. Anderson, of Nashville, when Tennessee began to make ready for war, was made major-r-general in the provisional army of the State of Tennessee. He assisted in the organization of the splendid bodies of troops which Tennessee turned over to the authorities at Richmond. On the 21ston, becoming apprehensive about affairs in east Tennessee, ordered Carroll to that section of the Stosecrans was trying to maneuver Bragg out of Tennessee, Forrest sent Dibrell to reinforce Wheeler. one of the most prominent living soldiers of Tennessee, was born at Paris, Tenn., October 7, 1835. inguished Confederate officer and citizen of Tennessee, was born in Ohio in 1817. He was a cadet a an ardent sympathizer with the South. When Tennessee was making ready to cast in her lot with thee service as quartermaster of the Fifteenth Tennessee; in the autumn of 1861 he was promoted to maC., May 29, 1826. His father carried him to Tennessee when he was two years old, and hence he is a[73 more...]
s loss at 39 killed, 207 wounded. The State of Tennessee echoed the words of General Crittenden wthe loss of the forts which commanded the lower Tennessee and Cumberland rivers. The engagement . Bailey; Forty-eighth, Col. W. M. Voorhees; Tennessee battalion, Colonel Browder; Fiftieth, Colone no duty was omitted by officers or men, and Tennessee will always hold in grateful memory the prowhe States. Virginia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, all shared alike in the glod two 24-pounders. Gen. Bushrod Johnson, of Tennessee, always reliable and strong in battle, contrllant Lieutenant Morton. The artillery of Tennessee was especially conspicuous. Colonel Heiman of artillery. Brig.-Gen. A. P. Stewart, of Tennessee, was assigned to the command of the forces: . Walker, the First Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee regiments, and Bankhead's Tennessee battery.hite flag induced Capt. J. W. Dunnington (of Tennessee), commanding the gunboat Ponchartrain, to ne[1 more...]
rmy gallant service in the two days battle Tennessee artillery Lockridge Mill fight. When Genh Mississippi, behaved badly. The sons of Tennessee, of every rank, were conspicuous for dash ane Col. A. K. Blythe of Mississippi (a son of Tennessee); the wounding of gallant Capt. Marsh T. Pole by the One Hundred and Fifty-fourth Senior Tennessee, Col. Preston Smith, the other by the Thirten of Colonel Bate, and said of his regiment: Tennessee can never mourn for a nobler band than fell f a commander in the field. The Thirtyfifth Tennessee, Col. Benjamin J. Hill, was conspicuous in C. After the abandonment of the capital of Tennessee, Gov. Isham G. Harris determined to promote it is recorded that Gov. Isham G. Harris, of Tennessee, went upon the field with General Johnston, nd was mustered into the provisional army of Tennessee. It was with Cheatham on the 6th and in hisM. Fleming, afterward a prominent citizen of Tennessee, was wounded and permanently disabled. Flem[3 more...]
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