Category Archives: Strahl’s Brigade

Strahl’s Brigade

BG Otho F. Strahl (k)
Col Andrew J. Kellar
4th-5th Tennessee
19th Tennessee
24th Tennessee
31st Tennessee
33d Tennessee
38th Tennessee
41st Tennessee

Sgt William W. Taylor, Company E, 31st Tennessee Infantry

My ancestor, 1st Sgt. William W. Taylor, 31st Tennessee Inf., Company E (Strahl’s Brigade), later captured at battle of Nashville. Submitted by Scott Busenbark

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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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Joseph Davis Wall, Private, Company K, 33rd Tennessee

Enlisted at age 16.  The regiment was under Colonel H. W. Campbell at Camp Brown,Union City, Tn.  They were partially armed in January 1862 with shotguns and hunting rifles.  Only a few weeks before their first battle (Shiloh) they were … 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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