Tennessee 40th Infantry Regiment



 


ORGANIZATION:

The Tennessee 40th Infantry Regiment was organized at Memphis, Tennessee, in October, 1861, with one Florida, one Kentucky, four Alabama, and four Arkansas companies. During February, 1862, it became the 5th (Walker's) Confederate Infantry Regiment. It was captured at Island Number 10; released on parole at Vicksburg September, 1862; disbanded and companies distributed to other regiments in September, 1862.

OFFICERS:

Henderson, C. C. - Colonel
Walker, Lucius M. - Colonel
Minter, John A. - Lieut. Colonel
Higgins, Hiram H. - Major

ASSIGNMENTS:

BATTLES:

Island # 10

ROSTERS: Hiram H. Higgins, Charles W. Raisler, Co. "A". "The Confederate Bricks." Enrolled August 1, 1861 at Athens, Alabama. Subsequently Co. "B", 54th Alabama Infantry Regiment.

Francis A. Ragsdale, Co. "B". Enrolled September 16, 1861 at Madison, Arkansas. A Kentucky Company. Subsequently Co. "K", 8th Kentucky Mounted Infantry Regiment.

Charles C. Henderson, Duncan McMillan, John W. Walker, Co. "C". "The Morton Confederates." A Florida company.

John W. Walker, Co. "C". Enrolled September 13, 1861 at Montgomery, Alabama. Subsequently transferred to 42nd Tennessee Infantry Regiment.

James W. Bush, Joseph A. Daniel, Co. "D". An Arkansas company. Enrolled September 19, 1861 in Arkansas. Subsequently Co. "B", 15th (Johnson's) Arkansas Infantry Regiment.

G. W. Whitfield, Porter Bibb, Jr., Smith C. Twitty, Co. "E". "Alabama Hickorys." Enrolled September 5, 1861 at Mooresville, Alabama. Subsequently Co. "I", 54th Alabama Infantry Regiment.

Samuel McClain, Co. "F". An Arkansas company. Enrolled October 6, 1861 at Memphis; subsequently Co. "E", 15th (Johnson's) Arkansas Infantry Regiment.

John Aaron, Co. "C". An Arkansas company. Enrolled September 23, 1861. Subsequently Co. "D", 15th (Johnson's) Arkansas Infantry Regiment.

John A. Minter, Isaac T. Law, Co. "H". An Alabama company. Enrolled September 4, 1861. Subsequently Co. "A", 54th Alabama Infantry Regiment.

William E. Stewart, Co. "I". An Arkansas company. Enrolled September, 1861. Subsequently Co. "A", 15th (Johnson's) Arkansas Infantry Regiment.

Aaron G. Hammack, Thomas H. Withers, Co. "K". An Alabama company. Enrolled at Memphis, October 2, 1861. Subsequently Co. "K", 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Researching this Unit?
Here's What's Available.
    

Hardback - $45.00
Paperback - $25.00
CD-ROM - $15.00
EBOOK - $9.49

Historical Sketch and Roster of the TN 40th Infantry Regiment
    John C. Rigdon
Choose Hardback, Paperback,
EBOOK or CD-ROM

    

Hardback - $100.00
CD-ROM - $15.00
EBOOK - $9.49

Military Annals of Tennessee
    John Berrien Lindsley
Choose Hardback, Paperback,
EBOOK or CD-ROM

    

CD-ROM - $35.00

The Civil War in Tennessee
Rigdon, John C.
    

CD-ROM - $35.00

Tennessee Civil War Soldiers Service Records
Rigdon, John C.
 

Ordering via EMAIL is easy.

Click Here

Orders may also be sent via U.S. Snail to:
Eastern Digital Resources
5705 Sullivan Point Drive
Powder Springs, GA 30127

Tel: (803) 661-3102