Category Archives: Tennessee U.S. Regiments

John Riley Moore, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry (USA)

Rank, unit served with, etc.  Private, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry USA. He survived Franklin and the war.  Moore is my paternal great-great-great grandfather (he is the great-grandfather of my paternal grandmother). He is buried at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church … Continue reading

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Franklin Compton Bible, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry (USA)

Private, Company A, 12th Tennessee Cavalry USA. He survived the Battle of Franklin and the war.  Bible is my paternal great-great grandfather (he is the grandfather of my paternal grandmother). He is buried in Blue Springs Cemetery, Mosheim, Greene County, TN. tmccoydc@yahoo.com

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Joseph Napoleon Bonaparte Lusk, Co L, 1st Tennessee Cavalry, (U.S.A.), Co L

1st Lieutenant, Co. L., 1st TN Cavalry USA, but at time of the Battle of Franklin was detached to serve in the HQ of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi, commanded by Brig. Gen. … Continue reading

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Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tennessee Infantry (USA)

I am the Great Great nephew of Pvt Montgomery Conley, Co A, 8th Tenn. Inf. USA he was captured at the battle of Franklin along with 7 other members of his Company. His military record is blank after this. If … Continue reading

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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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