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Brief History

1st Regiment, Tennessee Infantry was organized at Camp Dick Robinson, Kentucky, August and September, 1861. It mustered out August 8, 1865.[1]

Also called 1st East Tennessee Infantry Regiment; 1st East Tennessee Mounted Infantry Regiment.  [2]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2,120 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Company H - Anderson County

Company K - Anderson County

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • Quintard, C.T. and Arthur Howard Noll. Doctor Quintard: Chaplain C.S.A. and Second Bishop of Tennessee: Being His Story of the War (1861-1865). Sewanee, Tenn.: University Press, 1905. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Fiche 6082678 (3 fiche).
  • Toney, Marcus B. The Privations of a Private: The Campaign under Gen. R.E. Lee; the Campaign under Gen. Stonewall Jackson; Bragg's Invasion of Kentucky; the Chickamauga Campaign; the Wilderness Campaign; Prison Life in the North; the Privations of a Citizen; the Ku-Klux Klan; a United Citizenship. Nashville, Tenn., 1905. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Fiche 6082676 (2 fiche).
  • Watkins, Samuel R. 1861 vs 1862, "Co. Aytch", Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment, or, A Side Show of the Big Show. Nashville, Tenn.: Cumberland Presbyterian Pub. House, 1882. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Fiche 6082679 (3 fiche).
  • Wright, General Marcus J., Tennessee in the War 1861-1865, (Ambrose Lee Publishing Company, Williamsbridge, New York City, 1908), Online book at Internet Archive. Roster of the volunteer force in the United States army from Tennessee. Roster of officers is given as it stood on the day of the muster out. Infantry First Regiment begins on page 170.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
  2. Tennesseans in the Civil War, 1st Tennessee Valunteer Infantry Regiment USA (accessed 3 Jan 2012).

 

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