Organized May 14, 1861; Confederate service August 13, 1861; formed field consolidation with 13th Tennessee Infantry March 1, 1863; merged into 2nd Consolidated Tennessee Infantry April 9, 1865; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina May 2, 1865.
- Colonels-Preston Smith, Edward Fitzgerald, Michael Magevney, Jr.
- Lieutenant Colonels-Marcus J. Wright, Michael Magevney, Jr., John W. Dawson, Marsh M. Patrick.
- Majors-Jones Genette, John D. Martin, Edward Fitzgerald, John W. Dawson, Marsh M. Patrick.
- Jones Genette, C. L. Powers, W. J. Whittsitt, Richard II. Randolph, John Koneke, George McCulley, Co. "A". "The Light Guard," of Memphis. Men from Shelby County.
- J. H. Edmondson, Phillip T. Allin, Co. "B". "The Bluff City Grays." Called "D" in State service. Became a company of Sharpshooters in Brigadier General Preston Smith's Brigade, where it was reported as Edmondson S or Allin's Sharpshooters. Consolidated with Captain William H. Forrest's Company Febniary 25, 1863 to form Co. "F", 11th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Removed July 1, 1863, and served as Co. "A", 26th Tennessee Cavalry Battalion, which became 2nd Co. "A", 3rd (Forrest's Old) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Captain Edmondson became colonel of the 11th Tennessee Cavalry, but soon resigned. Men from Shelby County.
- Michael Magevney, Jr., Jeremiah Moriarity, Co. "C" "The Jackson Guards," of Memphis. Called "B" in State service. Men from Shelby County.
- Sterling Fowlkes, Jr., W. G. Cannon, Co. "D". "The Harris Zouave Cadets." "The Memphis Zouaves." Called "E" in State service. Men from Shelby County.
- John D. Martin, George Mellersh, John S. Donelson, Albert Butt, Mark L. Riggs, Co. "E". "The Hickory Rifles," of Memphis. Called "I" in State service. Men from Shelby County.
- Edward Fitzgerald, W. B. Yowell, Charles D. Cooney, Co. "F". "The Henry Guards." Called "C" in State service. Men from Paris, Henry County.
- James S. Moreland, B. B. Hutcheson, Co. "G". "The Beauregards." Called "K" in State service. Men from Shelby County.
- Marsh M. Patrick, John A. Deniger, Co. "H". "The Crockett Rangers," of Memphis. Called "F" in State service. Men from Shelby County.
- Alphonso Cross, C. R. Wharton, Christopher Sherwin, Co. "I". "The McNairy Guards." Called "H" in State service. Men from McNairy County.
- Thomas H. Hancock, E. M. Cheairs, M. H. Chrishan, Co. "K". "The Sons of Liberty." Called "G" in State service. Men from Hardeman County
These were the original 10 companies. Later companies were:
- E. A. Cole, W. R. Lucas, Co. "L". "The Maynard Rifles," of Memphis. Organized March 8, 1862. Men from Shelby County.
- H. E. DeGraffenried, William D. Sneed, 2nd Co. "B". Organized May 16, 1862. Men from Somerville, Fayette County.
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS
- Richmond, Ky
- Missionary Ridge
- New Hope Church
- Kennesaw Mountain
- Peach Tree Creek
- Spring Hill