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28th Tennessee Infantry (CSA), US Civil War

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  • Albert V. Lee (CSA) (1833 - 1915)
    Private in Co I, 28 (Consolidated) Tennessee Infantry, then Company E, 84th Infantry Regiment Tennessee, CSA. ------------------------------------------- Listed as a farmer in the Smith County cens...

CONFEDERATE TENNESSEE TROOPS

28th TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGIMENT

Also called "2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers"

Organized September 28th, 1861; Confederate service October 2, 1861; reorganized May 8, 1862; merged with 84th Tennessee Infantry March 8, 1863 to form 28th Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment; merged into 1st Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment April 9th, 1865; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina, May 1, 1865.

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FIELD OFFICERS

  • Colonels-John P. Murray, Uriah T. Brown, Preston D. Cunningham, David C. Crook.
  • Of the 28th Consolidated: Sidney S. Stanton, David C. Crook.
  • Lieutenant Colonels-Jonathan Eatherly, Preston D. Cunningham, David C. Crook.
  • Of the 28th Consolidated: David C. Crook, W. Gooch Smith.
  • Majors-James H. Talburt, D.C. Crook, Eli D. Simrell.
  • Of the 28th Consolidated: W. Gooch Smith, John B. Holman.

CAPTAINS

   David C. Crook, James S. Walker, Co. "A". "The Cumberland County Confederates." Consolidated with "F" to form "B", 28th Consolidated. Men from Cumberland County.
   John A. Matheny, Alfred C. Pippen, Co. "B". Organized September 7, 1861. Consolidated with "F" of 84th to form "K", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson, Cumberland, Overton Counties.
   George W. Russell, John R. Donaldson, Co. "C". Organized September 5, 1861. Consolidated with "G" to form "A", 18th Consolidated. Men from Overton County.
   Claiborn W. West, Co. "D". Organized December 24, 1861, at Mill Springs, Kentucky. Consolidated with "H" May 8, 1862.
   Uriah T. Brown, Robert Montgomery, A.C. Davis, Co. "E". Organized August 11, 1861. Consolidated with "I" to form "D", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson, Putnam Counties.
   Jonathan Eatherly, Wade Baker, John B. Holman, Co. "F". Organized September 18, 1861. Consolidated with "A" to form "B", 28th Consolidated . Men from Jackson County.
   William C. Trousdale, Maurice B. Clark, Co. "G". Organized September 7, 1861. Consolidated with "C" to form "A", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson County.
   Ridley R. West, Joseph L. Bryant, Co. "H". Organized September 24, 1861 at Red Springs, Tennessee. Consolidated with "D" May 28, 1862. Consolidated with "K" to form "C", 28th Consolidated. Men from Smith County.
   Samuel G. Slaughter, Frank Fowler, Co. "I". Organized September 24, 1861. Consolidated with "E" to form "D", 28th Consolidated. Men from Putnam County.
   E. Parker Sims, Eli D. Simrell, Addison P. Osgatharp. Co. "K". Organized August 6, 1861. Consolidated with "H" to form "C", 28th Consolidated. Men from White County.

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BATTLES FOUGHT

Shiloh - Statham's Brigade, Breckinridge's Reserve Corps

Chickamauga - Wright's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Right Wing (Polk), Army of Tennessee

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Diary of Lt. Spencer B. Talley, 28th Tennessee Infantry

Shiloh: Confederate Order of Battle