The Tennessee 25th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in August, 1861, at Camp Zollicoffer, in Overton County, Tennessee. Its members were recruited in the counties of White, Overton, Putnam, and Jackson. The unit fought at Fishing Creek and Perryville , then was assigned to General B.R. Johnson's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. In November, 1863, it was consolidated with the 44th Regiment. The unit participated in the conflicts at Murfreesboro and Chickamauga , served in the Knoxville operations, then moved to Virginia. Here it saw action at Drewry's Bluff , took its place in the Petersburg trenches, and ended the war at Appomattox Courthouse . In January, 1862, this regiment reported 683 men present for duty, had 55 disabled at Fishing Creek, and suffered 8 casualties at Perryville. It lost thirty-six percent of the 336 at Murfreesboro and thirty-nine percent of the 145 at Chickamauga. The 25th/44th reported 95 casualties of the 259 engaged at Drewry's Bluff. On April 9, 1865, the 25th surrendered 4 officers and 21 men.Officers:
Sidney S. Stanton
John M. Hughs
George C. Dibrell
Richard C. Sanders
Robert B. Snowden
Timothy H. Williams
Josiah H. Bubrey
John M. Hughs
William A. Duncan
Samuel H. McCarver Assignments: General B.R. Johnson's Brigade
General William McComb's Brigade
Mill Springs, 01/19/1862
Corinth Campaign, Apr-Jun 1862
Tullahoma Campaign, June 1863
Hoover's Gap, 06/24/1863
Chattanooga Siege, Sept-Nov 1863
Knoxville Siege, Nov 1863
Port Walthall Junction, 05/07/1864
Drewry's Bluff, 05/12/1864
Drewry's Bluff, 05/16/1864
Petersburg Siege, June 1864 - April 1865
Fort Harrison, 09/29-30/1864
Appomattox Court House, 04/09/1865
The roster of this unit contains the names of 2220 men.
Company A - Captains James H. Snodgrass, William H.M. Simpson - Men from Sparta, White County.
Company B - Captains Josiah S.H. Bilbrey, Samuel Davis, W.H. Fleming, Samuel H. McCarver, Eugene R. Smith - Men from Hilham, Overton County.
Company C - Captains William Gooch Smith, George H. Hash - Men from Cave, now Doyle's Station, White County.
Company D - Captains Luther B. Myers, John M. Hughs, William H. Flemming - Men from Livingston, Overton County.
Company E - Captains Dempsey M. Southard, James A. (or M.) Conley, William A. Duncan, G.W. Leatherbury, William Turner - Men from Cherry Creek, White County.
Company F - Captains Joseph Shaw, Purtyman Jones, G.W. Kinnarid - Men from Cookville, Putnam County.
Company G - Captains Leonidas A. McCarver, Albert Green - Men from Flynn's Lick, Jackson County.
Company H - Captains James R. Copeland, Grandison H. Swope - Men from Livingston, Overton County.
Company I - Captains Wiley J. Reed, William K. Phillips, James H. Curtis - Men from Putnam County.
Company K - Captains Abraham Ford, Charles B. Slater, Samuel J. Johnson - Men from Putnam County and White Counties.
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