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10th Tennessee Cavalry, Company G, CSA Manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2242
In this manuscript dated December 28, 1899, William L. Walker, a former Confederate private, lists the names and current locations (if known) of 42 members of the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, Company G, led by Captain Thomas S. Easley. Walker warns that he did not join the company until August 1864 and that he is providing only the names he can recall.

Walker also writes of Mrs. W. T. Cooper in Nashville who owns a diary kept by W. D. Dorris, who belonged to Col. Campbell's 10th Tennessee, Company H.

Dates

  • 1899 December 28

Conditions Governing Access

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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

In a December 28, 1899 manuscript, William L. Walker, a private with the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, provides a list of the members of Captain Thomas S. Easley's Company G.

Biographical/Historical Note

William L. Walker served as a private with the 10th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA He joined Captain Thomas S. Easley's Company G in August 1864. Most of the soldiers in this company were from Hickman County in Middle Tennessee.

The 10th Tennessee Cavalry was organized in Columbia, Tenn. on February 25, 1863, and was placed under the command of Colonel N. N. Cox. The 10th Tennessee was assigned to guard the Tennessee River and stop Union transportation. Additionally, the regiment saw action throughout East Tennessee (including Knoxville), as well as the Battles of Franklin and Nashville. In February 1865, it joined with the 11th Tennessee Cavalry to form the 10th/11th Consolidated Tennessee Cavalry. This regiment surrendered in Gainesville, Ala. in May 1865.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was purchased by Special Collection in July 2000.

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