CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS
Shaw's Battalion, Tennessee Cavalry (Hamilton's)
Hamilton's Cavalry Battalion [also called 4th Battalion] was organized in December, 1862, in Jackson County, Tennessee. The unit served in Dibrell's, Grigsby's, and J.S. Williams' Brigade, Army of Tennessee. It participated in the Battle of Chickamauga, served throughout the Atlanta Campaign, then fought at Savannah and in the campaign of the Carolinas. On April 26, 1865, it surrendered. The field officers were Lieutenant Colonel Oliver P. Hamilton and Major Jo Shaw.
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