Category Archives: 5th Tennessee Infantry

Casement’s Brigade, reilly’s Division, serving with
65th Illinois
65th Indiana
124th Indiana
103rd Ohio (guarding wagons at the bridge)
5th Tennessee

Gilbert Harrison Tipton, Company H, 5th Tennessee, U.S.

My great grandfather, Gilbert Harrison Tipton, was in the 5th Tennessee Infantry, US, during the Battle of Franklin.  Here is a link to the website on the regiment. Editor’s note: Gilbert Tipton mustered in at age 21, Company H, 5th … Continue reading

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Seth Wescott Speight, Private, Company H, 5th Tennessee Infantry

Private in Company “H” of the 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment.  Enlisted 20 May 1861 on the courthouse lawn in Paris, Henry County, Tennessee along with his brother Francis “Dock” Speight and 2,500 other volunteers.  He was commanded by Col. William Travis and Capt. J. D. Dumas. Born … Continue reading

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William D. Hendricks, Company K, 5th Tennessee Infantry

Also his (Robert’s) brother William D. Hendricks – Sergt, Co K 5th TN Infantry was wounded at the Battle of Franklin with a bullet through his eye, he survived and later married, but never had any children. Notes: William D. … Continue reading

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