Historical Sketch and Roster Of The Tennessee 4th Cavalry Regiment (McLemore's)

Historical Sketch and Roster Of The Tennessee 4th Cavalry Regiment (McLemore's)

by John C. Rigdon

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Historical Sketch and Roster Of The Tennessee 4th Cavalry Regiment (McLemore's) by John C. Rigdon

The Tennessee 4th (Starnes'-McLemore's) Cavalry Regiment, originally called the 3rd Regiment, completed its organization at Camp Robertson, Bledsoe County, Tennessee, in May, 1862. The men were from the counties of Wilson, Marshall, Bedford, Rutherford, Smith, Marion, Coffee, and Franklin. The unit was formed by adding four companies to Starnes' 8th Cavalry Battalion. The 4th skirmished in Kentucky, moved to West Tennessee and saw action at Parker's Cross Roads, fought at Franklin and Chickamauga, then took part in the Atlanta Campaign. Later it split: part was active in East Tennessee and Virginia and rejoined General Wheeler at Savannah; the other part served with General Forrest in Middle Tennessee and Mississippi. The regiment was reunited in South Carolina during January, 1865, and went on to participate in the campaign of the Carolinas. It was included in the surrender on April 26.

Companies Of The Tennessee 4th Cavalry Regiment

Company A - Captain David W. Alexander - Men from Marshall County.
Company B - Captain C.H. Ingles - Men from Sevier County and Knox County.
Company C - Captain Geo. Moore - Men from Wilson County and DeKalb County.
Company D - Lieut. Robt. Bone - Men from Wilson County and DeKalb County.
Company E - Captain H.E. Wyly - Men from Cannon County.
Company F - Captain Jas. R. Lester - Men from Wilson County and DeKalb County.
Company G - Captain J.W. Nichol - Men from Rutherford County and Cannon County.
Company H - Captain Samuel H. Glover - Men from Hamilton County and North Alabama.
Company I - Captain Robt. Bledsoe - Men from Fentress County.
Company K - Captain James H. Britton - Men from Wilson County and DeKalb County
Company L - Captain J.J. Parton - Men from Sevier County and Knox County.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781519612915
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2015
Pages: 250
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

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, Mòoré, 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

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