Historical Sketch & Roster of the Tennessee 10th Cavalry Regiment (DeMoss')

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Tennessee 10th Cavalry Regiment (DeMoss')

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The Tennessee 10th Cavalry Regiment was organized in February, 1863, by consolidating Cox's and Napier's Tennessee Cavalry Battalions. Its companies were raised in the counties of Perry, Humphreys, Decatur, Hickman, Davidson, Montgomery, and Henry. It fought at Brentwood, Denmark, and Chickamauga, then saw action in the Atlanta Campaign and Hood's operations in Tennessee. During February, 1865, it was consolidated with the 11th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment and in May contained 30 officers and 280 men. The unit ended the war in Alabama and surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. Companies Of The Tennessee 10th Cavalry Regiment From Cox's Battalion: W. H. Bass, Co. "A." Became 1st Company "A," l0th Cavalry Regiment. Organized April 9, 1862 at Waverly, Humphreys County, with men from Perry and Humphreys Counties. W. H. Lewis, Co. "B." Became Company "B," 10th Regiment. Organized October 8, 1862 at Linden, Perry County. Elisha S. Stevens, Co. "C." Became Company "C," 10th Regiment. Organized October 8, 1862 at Linden, Perry County, with men from Decatur and Hickman Counties. B. G. Rickman, Co. "D." Became Company "H," 10th Regiment. Organized December 11, 1862 at Linden, Perry County. B. Herron, Co. "E." Became 1st Company "K," l0th Regiment. Organized October and November 1862 with men from Humphreys and Perry Counties. From Napier's Battalion: William E. DeMoss, Co. "A." Organized December 5, 1862. Men from Davidson County. Became "D," 10th Regiment. John Minor, Co. "B." Organized December 7, 1862. Men from Montgomery County. Became "E," 10th Regiment. W. W. Hobbs, Co. "C." Organized November 10, 1862. Men from Humphreys County. Became "F," l0th Regiment.show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.68mm | 367.41g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514808382
  • 9781514808382

About John C Rigdon

John Rigdon has authored a number of books on the Civil War and is the manager of the web site, Research OnLine, (www.researchonline.net) the premier site for researching Civil War ancestors in the Civil War. His titles include the Historical Sketch and Roster Volumes (1100 plus titles) and a dozen volumes in the "We Fought" series focusing on particular battles and commanders. Additionally John works in translation of materials for Haitian Creole and several languages of West Africa including French, Moore, Bambara, and Dioula (Jula). John resides in the foothills of the Appalachians outside Cartersville, GA. where he enjoys gardening and aquaponics. You may reach him at jrigdon@researchonline.net"show more