Polk's Battery, Tennessee Light Artillery (Company G, Tennessee Artillery Corps)
Brief History[edit | edit source]
"This company was mustered into Confederate service at Camp Brown, Union City, on August 7, 1861. Individual records show a good many enlistments from Hardeman County at Bolivar, May 25, 1861." 
"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, Part 1 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 Marshall T. Polk's Tennessee Light Artillery Company, (accessed 31 Dec 2011).
- fold3$, Capt Palmer's Co, Light Artillery (Reneau Battery) AND Capt Phillips' Co, Light Artillery (Johnson Light Artillery) AND Capt Polk's Battery, Light Artillery AND Capt Ramsey's Battery, Artillery, (accessed 26 Apr 2012).
References[edit | edit source]
- Tennesseans in the Civil War, Captain Marshall t. Polk's Tennessee Light Artillery Company, (accessed 31 Dec 2011).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).