Clark's Independent Company, Tennessee Cavalry
Brief History[edit | edit source]
"Nothing is known of the activities of the company prior to June 1863. Company reports state that it did picket duty on the McMinnville-Allisonia Road from June 1, 1863 to July 1, when it fell back to Chattanooga, and from that time until the end of August 1863 served as Escort Company for Major General Simon Bolivar Buckner." 
"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit. 
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 to 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.
- Tennesseans in the Civil War, Captain J.W. Clark's Independent Company Tennessee Cavalry, (accessed 31 Dec 2011). A brief history.