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Brief History

The 22nd Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Barteau's) originally and often called 2nd Regiment, was organized in June, 1862, by consolidating the 1st and 7th Tennessee Cavalry Regiments. February, 1865, was consolidated with Wilson's 21st Cavalry Regiment and surrendered with the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. [1]

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 A - Captain Nicholas Oswell.  A consolidate of "A" and "B", McNairy's Battalion.
  • Company B - Captains William Parrish (to major), Thomas B. Underwood - a consolidation of "C" and "D", McNairy's Battalion.
  • Company C - Captain Moses W. McKnight - Formerly Co. "E", McNairy's Battalion.
  • Company D - Captain W.T. Rickman - A consolidation of "A" and "C", 7th Battalion.
  • Company E - Captains Christopher L. Bennett, William A. DeBow - Formerly Co. "B", 7th Battalion.
  • Company F - Captains Micajah Griffin, John A. Brinkley - Formerly "D", 7th Battalion
  • Company G - Captains Thomas Puryear, Jonathan M. Eastes - A consolidation of "E" and "F", 7th Battalion.

These were the original seven companies.

Information for these companies comes from Tennesseans in the Civil War, (accessed 29 Dec 2011).


The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,700 men on its roster for this unit. Possibly this unit did not complete its organization, and the men went to other units. Roster.

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.
  • The 7th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion, Muster Roll for Company F, Later known officially as Company G, 22nd Tennessee Cavalry, (accessed 29 Dec 2011).

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).

 

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