28th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
The 28th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (2nd Tennessee Mountain Volunteers) also called 2nd Mountain Volunteers was organized during September, 1861, at Camp Zollicoffer, Overton County, Tennessee. At Chickamauga, very few surrendered on April 26, 1865. 
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin[edit | edit source]
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Company A - "The Cumberland Couny Confederates" - men from Cumberland County
- Company B - men from Cumberland County and Overton County
- Company C - men from Overton County
- Company D - organized at Mill Springs, Kentucky
- Company E - men from Jackson County and Putnam County
- Company F - men from Jackson County and Wilson County, became Company B, 28th Consolidated Regiment, Tennessee Regiment
- Company G - men from Jackson County
- Company H - men from Smith County
- Company I - men from Putnam County
- Company K - men from White County
The information about the companies and their counties of orgin came from Tennesseans in the Civil War : a military history of Confederate and Union units with available rosters of personnel, part 1, (Nashville, Tennessee: Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964). FHL book 976.8 M2t; FHL fiche 6046966
Other Sources[edit | edit source]
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Tennessee in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Tennessee in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Tennessee, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861-1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- Lindsley, John B. The Military Annals of Tennessee: Confederate, First Series; Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources. 1886. Reprint. Spartanburg, South Carolina: Reprint Co., 1974. (Family History Library book 976.8 M2L.) Digital versions at Ancestry ($); Internet Archive. A brief history and memorial rolls of the 28th Tennessee Infantry begin on page 429.
- 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, (accessed 26 Sep 2011). Brief history and list of officers.
- Tennesseans in the Civil War, 28th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, (accessed 22 Oct 2011).
- The Twenty-eighth Tennessee (Confederate) Regiment, a brief history, (accessed 29 Dec 2011).
References[edit | edit source]
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).
- Tennesseans in the Civil War : a military history of Confederate and Union units with available rosters of personnel, part 1, (Nashville, Tennessee : Civil War Centennial Commission, 1964). FHL book 976.8 M2t; FHL fiche 6046966