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This regiment was organized in June, 1861, at Camp Harris, Tennessee. The unit surrendered on April 26, 1865 at Chickamauga. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
 
This regiment was organized in June, 1861, at Camp Harris, Tennessee. The unit surrendered on April 26, 1865 at Chickamauga. <ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
  
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 1,229 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CTN0016BC].
 
 
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 - Captains L.N. Savage, Gid L. Talley - Men from Smithville, [[DeKalb County, Tennessee|DeKalb County]].
 
*Company B - Captains C.C. Brewer, J.H.L. Duncan, E.W. Walker - Men from Manchester, [[Coffee County, Tennessee|Coffee County]].&nbsp; Some from [[Grundy County, Tennessee|Grundy County]].
 
*Company C - Captains David M. Donnell, D.C. Spurlock, J.L. Thompson - Men from [[Warren County, Tennessee|Warren County]].
 
*Company D - Captain P. H. Coffee, John G. Lambuth, F.M. York - Men from [[Warren County, Tennessee|Warren County]].
 
*Company E - Captains Thomas B. Murray, J.J. Womack, J.K.P. Webb - Men from [[Warren County, Tennessee|Warren County]].
 
*Company F - Captains H.H. Dillard, John B. Vance, W.W. Baldwin, F.M. Amonet - "The Highlanders" - Men from [[Putnam County, Tennessee|Putnam County]].
 
*Company G - Captains P.C. Shields, A.T. Fisher, Adrian Fiske - Men from [[White County, Tennessee|White]] and [[DeKalb County, Tennessee|DeKalb Counties]].
 
*Company H - Captains L. H. Meadows, W.G. Etter, James M. Parks - Men from Irving College, [[Warren County, Tennessee|Warren County]].
 
*Company I - Captains Harman York, Ben Randals, James Worthington - Men from [[Van Buren County, Tennessee|Van Buren County]].
 
*Company K -Captains Daniel T. Brown, William D. Turlington - formerly Company C - &nbsp;"The Highlanders" -&nbsp;Men from Sparta,&nbsp;[[White County, Tennessee|White County]].&nbsp;
 
 
 
The information on the companies comes from [http://www.tngenweb.org/civilwar/csainf/csain16.htm Tennesseans in the Civil War,] (accessed 28 Dec 2011).<br>Sixteenth Regiment organized at Manchester early 1861
 
 
 
*Company E (Captain C. C. Brewer) - many men from [[Coffee_County,_Tennessee|Coffee County]]
 
 
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; at reorganization changed to Company B (Captain J. H. L. Duncan)<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The information above is from ''Goodspeed Histories'', vol. 4.
 
 
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,322 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CTN0016RI].
 
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

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Brief History

This regiment was organized in June, 1861, at Camp Harris, Tennessee. The unit surrendered on April 26, 1865 at Chickamauga. [1]

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 1,229 men on its roster for this unit. [1].

References

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