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Photo: William Matthew Hasty 17th Tennessee Infantry Company A. He fought in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky and Stones River in Murfreesboro, Tennessee .

Photo: William Matthew Hasty 17th Tennessee Infantry Company A. He fought in the battle of Perryville, Kentucky and Stones River in Murfreesboro, Tennessee .

On September 20, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga, General Patrick R. Cleburne and his staff pressed forward to personally distribute ammunition to his men.  The blue flag of the Army of Tennessee is shown in the scene.  Cleburne was Irish born and known as the Robert E. Lee of the West.  This was a Confederate victory against the Union troops.

On September 20, 1863 Battle of Chickamauga, General Patrick R. Cleburne and his staff pressed forward to personally distribute ammunition to his men. The blue flag of the Army of Tennessee is shown in the scene. Cleburne was Irish born and known as the Robert E. Lee of the West. This was a Confederate victory against the Union troops.

Corporal James R. Neely Co. D, Williamson Grays, 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry  This image was made in Staunton, Virginia in January of 1862, during Genl. T. J. Jackson's "Romney Campaign". Neely survived that campaign only to receive a bullet wound to his leg at Perryville, Kentucky on October 8th of the same year. The wound required amputation of his leg at the hip.  He was listed as being in the "Confederate Invalid Corps" at the time of the surrender in the Spring of 1865.  Above…

Corporal James R. Neely Co. D, Williamson Grays, 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry This image was made in Staunton, Virginia in January of 1862, during Genl. T. J. Jackson's "Romney Campaign". Neely survived that campaign only to receive a bullet wound to his leg at Perryville, Kentucky on October 8th of the same year. The wound required amputation of his leg at the hip. He was listed as being in the "Confederate Invalid Corps" at the time of the surrender in the Spring of 1865. Above…

James Edwards Rains (April 10, 1833 – December 31, 1862) was a lawyer and colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was appointed and nominated as a brigadier general on November 4, 1862, but his appointment was unconfirmed at the date of his death. He was killed while leading his brigade at the Battle of Stones River (Murfreesboro) on December 31, 1862 before the Confederate States Senate acted on his nomination. Rains was born in Nashville, Tennessee

James Edwards Rains (April 10, 1833 – December 31, 1862) was a lawyer and colonel in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. He was appointed and nominated as a brigadier general on November 4, 1862, but his appointment was unconfirmed at the date of his death. He was killed while leading his brigade at the Battle of Stones River (Murfreesboro) on December 31, 1862 before the Confederate States Senate acted on his nomination. Rains was born in Nashville, Tennessee

Rev. Moses Jasper Nichols of Co. F., 16th Tennessee Infantry.  Rev. Nichols. Nichols mustered with the 16th Tennessee starting on June 1st, 1861 after enlisting at Camp Trousdale as a 2nd Lieut. His term of enlistment was to last until December 31st, 1862. He never made it that far. During the slug fest at Perryville, Kentucky, he was shot in both legs and his left arm which was later amputated. At some point during 1863 he was promoted to 3rd lieutenant. Presumably during his…

Rev. Moses Jasper Nichols of Co. F., 16th Tennessee Infantry. Rev. Nichols. Nichols mustered with the 16th Tennessee starting on June 1st, 1861 after enlisting at Camp Trousdale as a 2nd Lieut. His term of enlistment was to last until December 31st, 1862. He never made it that far. During the slug fest at Perryville, Kentucky, he was shot in both legs and his left arm which was later amputated. At some point during 1863 he was promoted to 3rd lieutenant. Presumably during his…

Private Joseph L. Campbell Co. C, Rock City Guards, 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry Among the battles fought in included, though not limited to: Perryville, KY; wounded and captured at the Battle of Stones River, TN, in the duty of color bearer; prisoner of war at Johnson's Island and later exchanged; killed at the Battle of Chickamauga, GA, serving as color bearer.

Private Joseph L. Campbell Co. C, Rock City Guards, 1st (Feild's) Tennessee Infantry Among the battles fought in included, though not limited to: Perryville, KY; wounded and captured at the Battle of Stones River, TN, in the duty of color bearer; prisoner of war at Johnson's Island and later exchanged; killed at the Battle of Chickamauga, GA, serving as color bearer.

Lt. David L. Phillips 7th Tennessee Infantry, Company K. Captured at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Lt. David L. Phillips 7th Tennessee Infantry, Company K. Captured at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.

Brig-Gen Thomas Benton Smith(24.2.1838/21.5.1923) Received appointment to USMA but resigned & returned home. Fought at Shiloh. Severely wounded, Stones River. Wounded at Chickamauga. Captured at Nashville. After being taken prisoner, repeatedly struck with a sword by Col. William L. McMillen, 95th Ohio Inf Rgt. Brain partly exposed but survived. Recovered temporarily, worked as railroad brakeman after war. Admitted to state asylum, Nashville, Tennessee. 1876. Died there 47 years later aged…

Brig-Gen Thomas Benton Smith(24.2.1838/21.5.1923) Received appointment to USMA but resigned & returned home. Fought at Shiloh. Severely wounded, Stones River. Wounded at Chickamauga. Captured at Nashville. After being taken prisoner, repeatedly struck with a sword by Col. William L. McMillen, 95th Ohio Inf Rgt. Brain partly exposed but survived. Recovered temporarily, worked as railroad brakeman after war. Admitted to state asylum, Nashville, Tennessee. 1876. Died there 47 years later aged…