15th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Consolidated)


Historical Notes:
The Tennessee 15th (Stewart's-Logwood's) Cavalry Regiment [also called 2nd Organization or 15th Consolidated] was assembled at Oxford, Mississippi, in February, 1864. It was organized by consolidating part of the 15th (Stewart's) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, Street's Mississippi Cavalry Battalion, and the 16th Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. The unit served in R.V. Richardson's and E.W. Rucker's Brigade, skirmished in Mississippi and Georgia, then returned to Mississippi and fought at Harrisburg . Later it moved to Tennessee and saw action at Memphis , Franklin , and Nashville . Only 75 men came back from Hood's operations, and in February, 1865, the regiment was ordered to Alabama where it surrendered in May. Officers:
Colonel F. M. Stewart
Lieutenant-Colonel W. A. Dawson
Major E. P. Kirk
Adjutant J. L. Barksdale
Quartermaster John Skeffington
Surgeon A. M. Tabscott
Assistant Surgeon Allen A. Bruce
Chaplain William H. Harris
Assignments:
R.V. Richardson's and E.W. Rucker's Brigade
Battles:
Skirmishes in Georgia
Harrisburg
Memphis
Franklin
Nashville
Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 947 men.

Peter W. Moore, Co. "A". Formerly "B", 15th Regiment.
J. L. Garrison, Co. "B". Formed from various companies of 16th (Logwood's). Men from Fayette County.
H. T. Hanks, Co. "C". Formed from various companies of 15th Regiment.
Thompson Nutt, Co. "D" (also called "E"). Organized October 1, 1863 at Orizabah, Mississippi, from Street's Mississippi Cavalry Battalion.
E. L. Hussey, Co. "E" (also called "D"). Organized October 1, 1863 in Tippah County, Mississippi. Formerly in Street's Mississippi Cavalry Battalion.
T. C. Buchanan, Co. "F". Formed from various companies of 15th Regiment.
R. B. Saunders, Co. "G". Formed from various companies of 15th Regiment.
Gabriel T. Penn, Co. "H". Formed from various companies of 15th Regiment.
P. M. Williams, Co. "I". Formed from various companies of 16th (Logwood's). Men from Shelby, Fayette and Tipton Counties.
John A. Williamson, Co. "K". Formed from various companies of 16th (Logwood's). Men from Fayette and Tipton Counties enrolled at Corinth, Mississippi.
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