34th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

Historical Notes:
The Tennessee 34th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 4th Confederate (Tennessee) Regiment, was organized at Camp Sneed, Knoxville, Tennessee, in August, 1861. Its members were from the counties of Hardin, Knox, Moore, Jackson, Davidson, Shelby, and Coffee. Companies A and G contained men from Alabama. After serving at Knoxville and Cumberland Gap, the unit was assigned to General Maney's Brigade and during the spring of 1864 consolidated with the 24th Sharpshooters Battalion. It fought with the Army of Tennessee from Murfreesboro to Atlanta , was part of Hood's winter operations, and ended the war in North Carolina attached in Palmer's command. In September, 1861, it had 654 officers and men fit for duty and during January, 1862, while at Cumberland Gap, there were 521 present. It lost fifteen percent of the 371 engaged at Murfreesboro and forty percent of the 163 at Chickamauga . During December, 1863, the regiment totalled 165 men and 105 arms. Few were included in the surrender on April 26, 1865. Officers:
• William M. Churchwell
• James A. McMurry
• Robert N. Lewis.
Lt. Colonels:
• James A. McMurry
• Robert N. Lewis
• Oliver A. Bradshaw
• Robert N. Lewis
• Oliver A. Bradshaw
• Joseph Bostick
Aug '61 - Nov '61, Dept of East Tennessee
Nov '61 - Mar '62. Rains', Dept of East Tennessee
Mar '62 - Jun '62, Stevenson's, Dept of East Tennessee
Jun '62 - Aug '62, Rains', Stevenson's, Dept of East Tennessee
Aug '62 - Oct '62, Rains', Stevenson's, Army of Kentucky
Nov '62 - Nov '63, Maney's, Cheatham's, 1st Army of Tennessee
Nov '63 - Feb '64, Maney's, Walker's, 1st Army of Tennessee
Feb '64 - Apr '65, Maney's/Carter's, Cheatham's/Brown's, 1st Army of Tennessee
Cumberland Gap
The Kentucky Campaign
The Kentucky Campaign
Chickamauga – Sept. 18 & 19, 1863
The Atlanta Campaign
The Carolina’s Campaign
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1987 men.

The companies changed letters at the reorganization. Those used after the reorganization are shown below, with prior letters indicated.
Joseph Bostick, Leaven Alley, Co. "A", formerly "H". "The Davis Guards." Men from Bridgeport, Alabama.
Jeff 0. Tarkington, Ezekiel D. Polk, Co. "B", formerly "E". "The Hardin County Boys". Men from Hardin County.
William H. Burrough, Co. "C". "The Rhett Artillery" Men from Knox County. This company was transformed into Artillery in December 1861, and Captain Holmes' Company received in its place.
John W. Smith, George W. Bvrom, Co. "C", formerly "F", "The Ridgeville Guards". Men from Moore (then part of Franklin) County.
T.B. Griffin, Jason H. Dicus, W. H. Dicus, Co. "D", formerly "I". "The Jackson Mountaineers." Men from Jackson County.
James E. Martin, Co. "E", formerly "K". "The Wilkerson Guards". Men probably from Mississippi. Transferred July 5, 1862 to 2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion.
Leslie T. Hardy, Michael Fitzpatrick, Co. "F", formerly "A". "The Acklen Rifles." Men from Davidson County.
Philip H. Roberts, Davis H. Bariies, Co. " G", formerlv "D". "The Overton Rifles." Men from Jackson County, Alabama.
Charles D. Jackson, Oliver H. P. Mullins, Co. "H", formerly "B". "The Enslev Guards." Men from Shelbv County.
John F. Ross, Campbell Brown, George P. Henry, Co. "I", formerly "G". "The Coffee County Guards." Men from Coffee County.
D. K. Holmes, David P. Skelton, Henry D. Tipton, Co. "K". Organized at Cumberland Gap, January 20, 1862. Replaced 1st Co. "C".
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