Union Regimental Histories

 

Tennessee

 

1st Regiment Infantry

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., until January, 1862. Battle of Logan's Cross Roads January 19, 1862. At London and covering Cumberland Gap until March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and at Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "A"). Reconnaissance to Cumberland Gap and skirmishes March 21-23. 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 3. Operations at Kanawha Valley, W. Va., until November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there until January, 1863. Escort trains to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-3. Action at Cox's or Blood's Hill January 3, 1863. Reconnaissance to Franklin and Brentwood February 1-2. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., March 11, 1863. Duty in District of Central Kentucky tell June. At Camp Dick Robinson until 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 3-23. 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 23. 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 until March, 1865. Expedition from Irish Bottom to Evans' Island January 25, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, 1865, and duty there until 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.

1st Regiment Mounted Infantry

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 until April, 1865. Ordered to Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 18, and duty there until June 26. Ordered to Nashville and mustered out July 22, 1865.

1st Regiment Infantry (African Descent)

Organized at LaGrange June 6, 1863. Mustered in June 27, 1863. Attached to District of Corinth, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Army of the Tennessee, to November, 1863. Post of Corinth, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, Tenn., 5th Division, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864.

SERVICE.--Post duty at LaGrange, Tenn., until September, 1863. Moved to Corinth, Miss., and post and garrison duty there until January, 1864. Moved to Memphis, Tenn., and post and garrison duty there until March. Designation changed to 59th United States Colored Troops March 11, 1865.

1st Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry

Organized at Memphis, Tenn., for the defense of that city.

2nd Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson and Somerset, Ky., 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, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd 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., until January, 1862. Battle of Logan's Cross Roads January 19. At Loudon and covering Cumberland Gap until March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "B"). Reconnaissance to Cumberland Gap and skirmish 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., until November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., Cincinnati, Ohio, and thence to Nashville, Tenn. Duty there until 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 until 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 Loudon and Stock Creek November 15. Marysville November 15. Lenoir Station November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Defense 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 until August, 1864. Operations against Wheeler in East Tennessee August 15-31. Duty at Knoxville and in East Tennessee until March, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, and duty there until 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 Mounted Infantry

Organized at Nashville, Clifton and Franklin, Tenn., October 2, 1863, to April 10, 1864. Attached to Defenses 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 until 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 until 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.

2nd Regiment Infantry (African Descent)

Organized at LaGrange, Tenn., June 30, 1863. Attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, Dept. of the Tennessee, to November, 1863. Post of Corinth, 2nd Division, 16th Army Corps, to January, 1864. 1st Colored Brigade, District of Memphis, 16th Army Corps, to March, 1864.

SERVICE.--Post and garrison duty at LaGrange and Moscow, Tenn., until January, 1864. Skirmish at Moscow December 3, 1863 (Detachment). Wolf Bridge, near Moscow, December 3-4. Ordered to Memphis, Tenn., January, 1864, and post and garrison duty there until March, 1864. Designation of Regiment changed to 61st United States Colored Troops March 11, 1864.

2nd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry

Organized at Memphis, Tenn., for the protection of that city.

3rd Regiment Infantry

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., until January, 1862. Battle of Logan's Cross Roads January 19. Duty at London and covering Cumberland Gap until 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 until November. Ordered to Louisville, thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and to Nashville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville, Tenn., until April, 1863, and at Carthage, Tenn., until August. Ordered to McMinnville August 31. March to Chattanooga September 12-20. Action near Summerton September 23. At Sale Creek until December. Ordered to Kingston. Action at Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee until 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. Chattahootchie 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 until 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., until 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 Mounted Infantry

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

3rd Regiment Enrolled Militia Infantry

Organized at Memphis, Tenn., for the protection of that city.

4th Regiment Infantry

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., until 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., until April, 1864. Ordered to McMinnville September 9, 1863. Action at McMinnville October 3 (Captured). At Nashville and Knoxville, Tenn., until 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 until August, 1865. Scouts from Kingston to England Cove July 7-9 and July 12-18, 1864. Mustered out August 2, 1865.

4th Regiment Mounted Infantry

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 until August, 1865. Mustered out August 25, 1865.

4th Regiment Militia Infantry

Organized at Memphis, Tenn., for the protection o! that city.

5th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Barboursville, Ky., and Harrison, Tenn., February and March, 1862. Attached to 25th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1863. 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., until November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nashville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville until April, 1863, and at Carthage, Tenn., until 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 23. At Sale Creek until December. Ordered to Kingston Tenn. Near Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee until 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 Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahootchie 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 until 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., until 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 until 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 Mounted Infantry

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., until 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 Infantry

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., until November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Cincinnati, Ohio, and Nashville, Tenn. Duty at Nashville until 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 until April, and at Carthage, Tenn., until 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 until December. Ordered to Kingston, Tenn. Action at Kingston December 4. Duty near Knoxville and operations in East Tennessee until 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. Nicka-Jack 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 until 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., until 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 Mounted Infantry

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 Mc-Lemore's Cove February 1, 1865. Mustered out June 30, 1865.

7th Regiment Infantry

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 until July. Mustered out July 31, 1863.

7th Regiment Mounted Infantry

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

8th Regiment Infantry

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson and Camp Nelson, Ky., November 11, 1862, to August 11, 1863. 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., until August, 1863. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 17. At Greenville until September 19. Carter's Depot September 20-21. Jonesborough September 21. Watauga River September 25. At Bull's Gap and Jonesborough until December. About Dandridge January 16-17, 1864. Strawberry Plains January 22. Duty in East Tennessee until 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 Kenesaw 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., until 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 of 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 until 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 Tennessee Mounted Infantry

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., until June, 1865. At Clifton and Savannah, Tenn., and in District of Middle Tennessee until August. Mustered out August 17, 1865.

9th Regiment Infantry

(See 6th Regiment Cavalry.)

10th Regiment Infantry (1st Middle Tennessee Infantry)

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. Defenses of Nashville & Northwestern Railroad to January, 1864. 1st Brigade, Defenses 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., until September, 1863. Ordered to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24, 1863. Guard duty on Nashville & Northwestern Railroad, and garrison and guard duty at Nashville, Tenn., until April, 1865. Ordered to Greenville April 24, 1865, and duty in District of East Tennessee until June. Mustered out June 23, 1865.

Nashville Union Guards

Organized at Nashville September, 1862, for post duty at Nashville. No reports on file.

 

 

Source - "A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion" by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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