The Tennessee 9th Infantry Regiment was organized May 22, 1861 at Jackson, Tennessee; reorganized May 8, 1862; consolidated into a field organization with 6th Tennessee, December 1862; formed part of Company “E”, 1st Consolidated Tennessee Infantry Regiment April 9, 1865; paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865. At Chickamauga On April 26, 1865, the 9th Regiment surrendered about 40 men.
Colonels James D. Bennett and William W. Ward, Lieutenant Colonel R.A. Alston, and Major Richard McCann.
Assignments: Battles: Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 1552 men.
Company A - Captain Henry L. Douglass, W.S. (or H.) Scott, G.W. Parritt, (or Parrott), W.N. Wilkerson, C.N. Kerr, J.B. Locke - "The Dancyville Grays" - Men from Haywood County, and Fayette County.
Company B - Captain Robert S. Russell, J.W. Hubbard - "The haywood Rifles" - Men from Brownsville, Haywood County.
Company C - Captain David J. Wood, Charles B. Simonton, James I. Hall - "Southern Confederates" - Men from Clopton's Camp Ground, Tipton County.
Company D - Captain Charles S. Hurt, W.H. Morgan, Henry C. Irby - Men from Haywood County and Hardeman Counties.
Company E - Captain Thomas Epperson, John Brown, R.H. Harrison - Men from Shelby County.
Company F - Captain Samuel H. White, J.M. Park, unius L. Hall, F.A. Harris - "The Middleton Tigers" - Men from Hardeman County.
Company G - Captain Bradford Edwards, A.C. Gardner, A.M. Boyd - "The Hickory Blues" - Men from Weakley County.
Company H - Captain John W. Buford, J.W. McDonald - "The Obion Avalanche" - Men from Troy, Obion County.
Company I - Captain H.A. Rogers, D.E. Cox, Samuel P. Rose - "The Memphis Rangers" - Men from Memphis, Shelby County.
Company K - Captain Joe C. Marley, P.N. Conner - Men from Lauderdale County.
Company L - Captain W.J. Lyle - "The Dancyville Rebels" - Men from Haywood County. Bibliography for Research: