6th and 9th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Consolidated)


Historical Notes:
In December, 1862, the Tennessee 6th Infantry Regiment was consolidated with the 9th Infantry Regiment. The roster of this consolidated unit contains only one name, William H. Adren, Company A which does not appear in the rosters of either regiment. The name may actually be William H. Allen. Officers:
Colonels
Henry L. Douglass
Charles S. Hunt
Lieutenant Colonel
John W. Burford
Majors:
George W. Kelso
H.A. Rogers
S.H. White.
Assignments:
  • Stephens' Brigade, 1st Geographical Division, Department #2 (September-October 1861)
  • Stephens' Brigade, Cheatham's Division, 1st Geographical Division, Department #2 (October 1861-March 1862)
  • Stephens' Brigade, 1st Grand Division, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (March 1862)
  • Stephens' Brigade, Clark's Division, 1st Grand Division, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (March 1862)
  • Stephen's-Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, 1st Corps, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (March-July 1862)
  • Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (July-August 1862)
  • Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, Right Wing, Army of the Mississippi, Department #2 (August-November 1862)
  • Maney's Brigade, Cheatham's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Tennessee (November 1862-November 1863)
  • Maney's Brigade, Walker's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Tennessee (November 1863-February 1864)
  • Maney's-Carter's Brigade, Cheatham's-Brown's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Tennessee (February 1864-April 1865)
  • Battles:
    As the 6th Infantry Regiment
    Belmont (at Columbus, Kentucky) (November 7, 1861) Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) Corinth Campaign (April-June 1862) Perryville (October 8, 1862)

    As the 6th / 9th Consolidated Regiment
    Murfreesboro (December 31, 1862-January 3, 1863) Tullahoma Campaign (June 1863) Chickamauga (September 19-20, 1863) Chattanooga Siege (September-November 1863) Chattanooga (November 23-25, 1863) Atlanta Campaign (May-September 1864) New Hope Church (May 25-June 4, 1864) Kennesaw Mountain (June 27, 1864) Peach Tree Creek (July 20, 1864) Atlanta (July 22, 1864) Atlanta Seige (July-September 1864) Jonesboro (August 31-September 1, 1864) Franklin (November 30, 1864) Nashville (December 15-16, 1864) Carolinas Campaign (February-April 1865)
    Source: Compendium of the Confederate Armies Tennessee (Stewart Sifakis, 1992, New York, New York)
    Rosters:
    The roster of this unit contains the names of 1626 men.

    Henry L. Douglass, W. S. (or H.) Scott, G. W. Parritt, (or Parrott), W. N. Wilkerson, C. N. Kerr, J. B. Locke, Co. "A". "The Dancyville Grays." Men from Haywood and Fayette Counties.
    Robert S. Russell, J. W. Hubbard, Co. "B". "The Haywood Rifles." Men from Brownsville, Haywood County.
    David J. Wood, Charles B. Simonton, James I. Hall, Co. "C". "Southern Confederates." Men from Clopton's Camp Ground, Tipton County.
    Charles S. Hurt, W. H. Morgan, Henry C. Irby, Co. "D". Men from Haywood and Hardeman Counties.
    Thomas Epperson, John Brown, R. H. Harrison, Co. "E". Men from Shelby County.
    Samuel H. White, J. M. Park, Junius L. Hall, F. A. Harris, Co. "F". "The Middleton Tigers." Men from Hardeman County.
    Bradford Edwards, A. C. Gardner, A. M. Boyd, Co. "G". "The Hickory Blues." Men from Weakley County.
    John W. Buford, J. W. McDonald, Co. "H". "The Obion Avalanche." Men from Troy, Obion County.
    H. A. Rogers, D. E. Cox, Samuel P. Rose, Co. "I". "The Memphis Rangers." Men from Memphis, Shelby County.
    Joe C. Marley, P. N. Conner, Co. "K". Men from Lauderdale County.
    W. J. Lyle, Co. "L". "The Dancyville Rebels." Joined the regiment March, 1862; consolidated with "D", August 1862. Men from Haywood County.
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