CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS
1st Battalion, Tennessee Infantry (Colms')
1st (Colms') Infantry Battalion [also called 20th Battalion] was organized
at Camp Weakley, Tennessee, in January, 1862, with five companies. The men
were from DeKalb and White counties. It moved to
and in February was captured. After being exchanged, the battalion was assigned
to J. Gregg's and Bate's Brigade and participated in the conflicts at
and Missionary Ridge. It had 43 men disabled at Raymond and of the 82 engaged
at Chickamauga, fifty-four percent were disabled. In December, 1863, the
unit totalled 60 men and 24 arms, and during February, 1864, it was consolidated
with the 50th (Old) Tennessee Regiment to form the 50th (New) Tennessee Regiment.
Major Stephen H. Colms was in command.
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