Battle Unit Details


1st Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Organized at Camp Dick Robinson, Ky., August and September, 1861. Attached to Thomas' Command, Army of the Ohio, to November, 1861. 12th Brigade, Army of the Ohio, to December,1861. 12th Brigade, 1st Division, Army of the Ohio, to February, 1862. 24th Brigade, 7th Division, Army of the Ohio, to October, 1862. 3rd Brigade, District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio, to November, 1862. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Centre 14th Arrny Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to January, 1863. 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 14th Army Corps, to April, 1863. District of Central Kentucky, Dept. of the Ohio, to June, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Army of the Ohio, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to October, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to November, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Dept. of the Ohio, to April, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to May, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps, to August, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 23rd Army Corps, to February, 1865. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, District of East Tennessee, to August, 1865.

Duty at Camp Dick Robinson and at London, Ky., till January, 1862. Battle of Logan's Cross Roads January 19, 1862. At London and covering Cumberland Gap till March. Skirmishes at Big Creek Gap and at Jacksborough March 14 (Co. "A"). Reconnoissance to Cumberland Gap and skirmishes March 21-28. Cumberland Gap Campaign March 28-June 18. Occupation of Cumberland Gap June 18-September 17. Skirmish near Cumberland Gap August 27. Rogers' Gap August 31. Operations at Rogers' and Big Creek Gaps September 10. Evacuation of Cumberland Gap and retreat to Greenupsburg, Ky., September 17-October 8. Operations at Kanawha Valley, W. Va., till November. Ordered to Louisville, Ky., thence to Nashville, Tenn., and duty there till January, 1863. Escort trains to Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 2-8. Action at Cox's or Blood's Hill January 8, 1863. Reconnoissance to Franklin and Brentwood February 1-2. Ordered to Lexington, Ky., March 11, 1863. Duty in District of Central Kentucky till June. At Camp Dick Robinson till April. Expedition to Monticello and operations in Southeast Kentucky April 25-May 2. At Nicholasville May. Actions at Monticello and Rocky Gap June 9. Sander's Raid on East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad and destruction of Slate Creek, Strawberry Plains and Mossy Creek bridges June 14-24. Kingston June 16. Wartzburg June 17. Lenoir Station June 19. Knoxville June 19-20. Rogers' Gap June 20. Powder Springs Gap June 21. Powell Valley June 22. Pursuit of Morgan July 8-28. At Lebanon and Camp Nelson July. Operations against Scott's forces in Eastern Kentucky July 25-August 6. Near Winchester July 29. Irvine July 30. Lancaster, Stanford and Pain's Lick Bridge July 31. Smith's Shoals, Cumberland River, August 1. Burnside's Campaign in East Tennessee August 16-October 19. Jacksborough August 28. Winter's Gap August 31. Athens September 10 and 25, Calhoun September 18. Calhoun and Charleston September 25. Cleveland October 9. Philadelphia October 20-22. Sweetwater October 24. Leiper's Ferry October 28. Knoxville Campaign November 4-December 28. Marysville November 14. Lenoir Station November 14-15. Near Loudoun and Holston River November 15. Campbell's Station November 16. Siege of Knoxville November 17-December 5. Russellville December 10. At and near Bean's Station December 9-15. Blain's Cross Roads December 16-19. Hay's Ferry, near Dandridge, December 24. Mossy Creek, Talbot Station, December 29. Bend of Chucky and Rutledge January 16, 1864. Operations about Dandridge January 16-17. Seviersville January 26. Near Fair Garden January 27. Fentress County February 13. Sulphur Springs February 26. Atlanta, Ga., Campaign May to August. Demonstration on Dalton May 8-11. Battle of Resaca May 14-15. Cartersville May 20. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kenesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Lost Mountain June 15-17. Muddy Creek June 17. Noyes Creek June 19. Cheyney's Farm June 22. Olley's Creek June 26-27. Assault on Kenesaw June 27. Nickajack Creek July 2-5. Chattahoochie River July 6-17. Peach Tree Creek July 19-20. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 11. Relieved August 11 and ordered to Knoxville,Tenn, Duty there and in East Tennessee till March, 1865. Expedition from Irish Bottom to Evans' Island January 25, 1865. Ordered to Cumberland Gap March 16, 1865, and duty there till August. Mustered out August 8, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 49 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 Officers and 334 Enlisted men by disease. Total 385.
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