Confederate Regiments & Batteries > Tennessee


1861
April 25

Organized for one year’s service.

Company A – Rutherford County – Captain Steve White
Company C – Davidson County – Captain Hamp. J. Cheney
Company D – Bedford County – Captain John Denniston
Company E – Shelby County – Captain Casper W. Hunt
Company F – Rutherford County – Captain Thomas White
Company G – Davidson County – Captain John Earthman
Company H – Sumner County – Captain D. I. Goodall
Company I РSumner County РCaptain William B. Bate 
Company K – Sumner County – Captain Humphrey R. Bate

May 6 Mustered into Confederate Service at Nashville under the command of Colonel William B. Bate, Lieutenant Colonel D.l. Goodall, and Major W.R. Doak.
May 9-17 Moved by rail to Lynchburg, Virginia and then Richmond, Virginia.
May 20-22 Moved by rail to Richmond
May 27 Moved to Fredericksburg to Camp Mercer on the Fredericksburg Agricultural Fairgrounds.
July 20 Arrived at Camp Wigfall near Union Mills, Virginia.
July 21
Battle of Manassas (Bull Run)

The regiment moved in the afternoon to the Lewis farm on Bull Run. It was not involved in the fightig but came under artillery fire while changing position on the field.

July 22 Stationed at Camp Wigfall.
July 23-24 Moved to Evansport on the Potomac River and was stationed at camp Winchester.
October 22 Assigned to 2nd (French’s) Brigade, Aquia District, Department of Northern Virginia
1862
February The regiment reenlisted for the duration of the war, then returned to Tennessee, spending most of the rest of the war in the Western Theater.
March Rendezvoused at Huntsville.
April 2 The regiment reorganized,
April 6-7
Battle of Shiloh

The regiment was assigned to Cleburn’s Brigade of Hardee’s Corps. It brought 365 men to the field and lost 235 casualties. Colonel Bate was badly wounded, and woul not return to the regiment. Captain John A. Butler was elected lieutenant colonel.

August 29-30
Battle of Richmond, Kentucky

The regiment loast 112 men out of the 300 engaged. Lieutenant Colonel Butler was killed.

October 8
Battle of Perryville

Captain C. P. Moore commanded the regiment.

October

Captain W. D. Robison was elected colonel.

December 31
Battle of Murfreesboro (Stones River)

The regiment lost 4 men killed and 59 wounded.

1863
September 18-20
Battle of Chickamauga

The regiment brought 264 men to the field and lost 159 casualties.

November 25
Battle of Missionary Ridge
November 27
Battle of Ringgold Gap

Lieutenant Colonel William J. Hale commanded the regiment, which numbered 133 men.

1864
May 13-15
Battle of Resaca
May 25-26
Battle of New Hope Church
June 27
Battle of Kennesaw Mountain
July 20
Battle of Peachtree Creek

Lieutenant Colonel Hale was captured with two companies, totalling only 40 men.

August 31-September 1
Battle of Jonesboro

Colonel Robison was badly wounded and Major William Driver was killed.

November 30
Battle of Franklin
December 15-16
Battle of Nashville

Only 65 men were left after the battle.

1865
March 19
Battle of Bentonville

Major W. H. Wilkinson was killed commanding the regiment.

April 9 Consolidated with the 3rd, 10th, 15th, 18th, 20th, 26th, 30th, 32nd, 37th, and 45th Tennessee Infantry Regiments as the 4th Tennessee Consolidated Infantry.
April 26 Surrendered at Greensborough, North Carolina