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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 1,604 0 Browse Search
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James D. Porter, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 7.1, Tennessee (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 530 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 404 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 382 0 Browse Search
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...]
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...]
bout Chattanooga, or an attack on Grant in west Tennessee. The threatened advance of Buell meant thour important country in western Alabama, middle Tennessee and Kentucky. A small division of troo's ridge and the Cumberland mountains for middle Tennessee. It was found upon reaching that territos little army were from Arkansas, Texas and Tennessee. The Tennesseeans were in Cleburne's divisiat he seized the colors of the Thirty-fifth. Tennessee, bearing the flag triumphantly through the tisions of Patton Anderson and S. B. Buckner. Tennessee was represented in Col. Samuel Powell's brigof the most dashing and reliable soldiers of Tennessee, reported that after deploying the regiment Bragg retired by way of Cumberland Gap to middle Tennessee. The army had on this campaign captured irby Smith was in undisputed possession of east Tennessee. He had forced the evacuation of Cumberla Corinth, June 1, 1862: Smith must abandon east Tennessee or be captured. On the 23d of October, [2 more...]
ter 5: The battle of Murfreesboro Tennessee commands engaged operations of the cavalry The One Hundred and Fifty-fourth (senior) Tennessee regiment, Lieut.-Col. M. Magevney, Jr.; the shooters, Lieut. J. R. J. Creighton, and the Tennessee battery of Capt. W. L. Scott, constituted Smennessee regiment, Col. T. B. Smith, and the Tennessee battery of Capt. E. E. Wright were in Gen. Wf day, December 31st, Major-General Mc-Cown (Tennessee) opened the battle of Murfreesboro with his t this point that Brig.-Gen. James E. Rains (Tennessee) fell, shot through the heart. General McCoh the enemy in his front, Capt. B. F. White (Tennessee) was ordered to open with his battery. The ominence as one of the leaders of the bar of Tennessee. Before the fragment of the company was harral Wheeler included Capt. Richard McCann of Tennessee, commanding a detachment, among those of whocourage. Cheatham, the ranking officer of Tennessee, with a division of the troops of the State,[1 more...]
6: Tennesseeans in Mississippi at Chickasaw Bayou Gregg's brigade at Raymond one Tennessee brigade combats an army corps the brigades of Reynolds and Vaughn at Vicks— Burg the First ripated in the operations for the relief of that city, and the defense of Jackson. Two other Tennessee brigades in Mississippi were attached to the forces under the immediate command of General Pemhe remainder of the Third were held in reserve. Here for forty-seven days these brave sons of Tennessee endured the rain and heat of summer, living on half rations, half clad, daily under fire, withuring the siege this regiment lost 20 men killed and wounded. Brig.-Gen. John C. Vaughn, of Tennessee, commanded a brigade consisting of the Sixtieth Tennessee, Capt. J. W. Bachman; Sixty-first, L James A. Fisher; the First light artillery, Company B, Lieut. Oswald Tilghman; the improvised Tennessee battalion, Capt. S. A. Whiteside, composed of details from the Forty-first, Forty-second, Fort
Chapter 7: Campaign in Middle Tennessee Bragg Retires to Chattanooga battle of Chickalk's corps, largely composed of Middle and West Tennessee troops, was 400 stronger than when it reti For this greatest battle of the West, more Tennessee organizations were united on the field than tham's division was now composed of his four Tennessee brigades, commanded by Brig.-Gens. Preston Ssion, just organized, consisting of his own Tennessee brigade under Col. John S. Fulton, Forty-fouldier of experience and eminence, beloved in Tennessee, a man of intellect and culture and practiceis night attack Brig.-Gen. Preston Smith, of Tennessee, received a mortal wound, from which he diedy with the most elevated patriotism, the State of Tennessee will mourn his fall and do honor to his ost. The rule of the Federal authorities in Tennessee was worse than an iron one. Mr. Dana, under acts of violence and cruelty, the soldiers of Tennessee were steadfast to their colors to the end. [1 more...]
disaster on Missionary Ridge gallantry of Tennessee commands battle at Ringgold the Knoxville the departments of the Cumberland, Ohio and Tennessee, was created, with Maj.-Gen. U. S. Grant in d success. A large percentage of the four Tennessee brigades under Cheatham had seen service un to his corps. The First brigade (Brown's Tennessee) crossed Chattanooga creek at 11 p. m., follthe army had a more promising record, and no Tennessee name deserves greater honor. General Cleburnoble death. Gen. L. E. Polk's Arkansas and Tennessee brigade was not actively engaged, but renderwill remember that when Bragg retreated from Tennessee he was compelled to march the Tennessee troon Munchausen) that when Bragg retreated from Tennessee he was compelled to march the Tennessee troog common, old chap. When Bragg retired from Tennessee, Cheatham's division constituted the rear gu and Bate's, Polk's and Smith's were largely Tennessee troops; and these, with the artillery and ca[1 more...]
a force threatening Walker's right. Polk's Arkansas and Tennessee brigade met the movement and punished the enemy handsomels of Cleburne's line. Brig.-Gen. W. A. Quarles, with his Tennessee brigade, received the thanks of General Cleburne for effi gallantry of Troy. Maj.-Gen. Alexander P. Stewart, of Tennessee, was made lieutenant-general, and on the 7th of July assummortal band which will be known in history as Cheatham's Tennessee division, none were braver, none more cheerful in the disoused. Capt. Richard Beard, of the Fifth (Confederate) Tennessee regiment, published the following statement in relation td, the most notable being that made on the 6th on Tyler's Tennessee and Georgia brigade of Bate's division. This brigade, horner; that intrepid soldier, Gen. Thomas Benton Smith, of Tennessee, commanding. On the evening of the 30th of August the imes during the months of July and August the troops from Tennessee had made fruitless assaults against the enemy's intrenchm
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...]
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