The Tennessee 28th Infantry Regiment [also called 2nd Mountain Volunteers] was organized during September, 1861, at Camp Zollicoffer, Overton County, Tennessee. The men were recruited in the counties of Cumberland, Overton, Putnam, Wilson, Jackson, Smith, and White. It fought at Fishing Creek , Shiloh , and Port Hudson , served at Jackson, Mississippi, then was assigned to M.J. Wright's and Maney's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. On March 8, 1863, the 84th Regiment merged into this command. The 28th took an active part in the campaigns of the army from Murfreesboro to Atlanta , returned to Tennessee with Hood, and saw action in North Carolina. During January, 1862, it contained 748 effectives, had 12 men disabled at Fishing Creek , and sustained 76 casualties at Murfreesboro . The regiment lost thirty-four percent of the 254 at Chickamauga and totalled 254 men and 169 arms in December, 1863. Very few surrendered on April 26, 1865.
Officers: Colonels-John P. Murray, Uriah T. Brown, Preston D. Cunningham, David C. Crook.
Of the 28th Consolidated: Sidney S. Stanton, David C. Crook.
Lieutenant Colonels-Jonathan Eatherly, Preston D. Cunningham, David C. Crook.
Of the 28th Consolidated: David C. Crook, W. Gooch Smith.
Majors-James H. Talburt, D.C. Crook, Eli D. Simrell.
Of the 28th Consolidated: W. Gooch Smith, John B. Holman.
TN 84th Infantry Regiment
Colonel-Sidney S. Stanton
Lieutenant Colonel-R.C. Sanders
Major-W. Gooch Smith
M.J. Wright's and Maney's Brigade
Shiloh - Statham's Brigade, Breckinridge's Reserve Corps
Chickamauga - Wright's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Right Wing (Polk), Army of Tennessee
The Atlanta Campaign
The Carolinas Campaign
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1473 men.
David C. Crook, James S. Walker, Co. "A". "The Cumberland County Confederates." Consolidated with "F" to form "B", 28th Consolidated. Men from Cumberland County.
John A. Matheny, Alfred C. Pippen, Co. "B". Organized September 7, 1861. Consolidated with "F" of 84th to form "K", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson, Cumberland, Overton Counties.
George W. Russell, John R. Donaldson, Co. "C". Organized September 5, 1861. Consolidated with "G" to form "A", 18th Consolidated. Men from Overton County.
Claiborn W. West, Co. "D". Organized December 24, 1861, at Mill Springs, Kentucky. Consolidated with "H" May 8, 1862.
Uriah T. Brown, Robert Montgomery, A.C. Davis, Co. "E". Organized August 11, 1861. Consolidated with "I" to form "D", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson, Putnam Counties.
Jonathan Eatherly, Wade Baker, John B. Holman, Co. "F". Organized September 18, 1861. Consolidated with "A" to form "B", 28th Consolidated . Men from Jackson County.
William C. Trousdale, Maurice B. Clark, Co. "G". Organized September 7, 1861. Consolidated with "C" to form "A", 28th Consolidated. Men from Jackson County.
Ridley R. West, Joseph L. Bryant, Co. "H". Organized September 24, 1861 at Red Springs, Tennessee. Consolidated with "D" May 28, 1862. Consolidated with "K" to form "C", 28th Consolidated. Men from Smith County.
Samuel G. Slaughter, Frank Fowler, Co. "I". Organized September 24, 1861. Consolidated with "E" to form "D", 28th Consolidated. Men from Putnam County.
E. Parker Sims, Eli D. Simrell, Addison P. Osgatharp. Co. "K". Organized August 6, 1861. Consolidated with "H" to form "C", 28th Consolidated. Men from White County.
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