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39th Tennessee Regiment and 3rd Tennessee Militia Muster Rolls

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0733

The first of these muster rolls lists the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 2nd Battalion of the 39th Tennessee Regiment as of June 20, 1812. The list was compiled by the unit's commander, Thomas Smith, and sent to the Regiment's overall commander, Major Henry Henegar. The second muster roll documents the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 3rd Tennessee militia as of June 19, 1812. This formation was commanded by Captain Walter Clark (who compiled the return) and Lieutenant Isaac Justis.

Dates

  • 1812 June 18-20

Language of Materials

English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The first of these muster rolls lists the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 2nd Battalion of the 39th Tennessee Regiment as of June 20, 1812. The list was compiled by the unit's commander, Thomas Smith, and sent to the Regiment's overall commander, Major Henry Henegar. The second muster roll documents the officers and men serving in the four divisions of the 3rd Tennessee militia as of June 19, 1812. This formation was commanded by Captain Walter Clark (who compiled the return) and Lieutenant Isaac Justis.

Biographical/Historical Note

Both the 3rd Tennessee Militia and the 39th Tennessee Regiment were formed primarily of men from Greene County, Tennessee and participated in the War of 1812.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

University of Tennessee's Special Collections Library purchased these muster rolls in 1972.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480