15th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry (Stewart's)


Historical Notes:
The Tennessee 15th (Stewart's) Cavalry Regiment [also called 14th Regiment] was organized in August, 1863, using Dawson's Tennessee Partisan Rangers Battalion as its nucleus. Its companies were from Dyer, Haywood, Gibson, and Fayette counties. The regiment was stationed at Pikeville, Mississippi, then was assigned to Colonel R.V. Richardson's Brigade. Later it skirmished in Tennessee and in February, 1864, was broken up. Four companies were transferred to other Tennessee units and the remaining companies merged into the 15th (Stewart's-Logwood's) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment. Officers:
Colonels
• Francis M. Stewart
• Thomas H. Logwood
Lieutenant Colonels
• Thomas H. Logwood,
• William A. Dawson
Major
• Sol G. Street
Assignments:
Brigadier General R. V. Richardson's Brigade, Brigadier General J. R. Chalmers' Division, along with the 7th (Duckworth's), 12th (Green's), and 14th (Neely's) Regiments.
Battles:
West Point
Yazoo City, March 5, 1864
Brigadier General Gideon J. Pillow in a raid on Sherman's communications which ended with an attack on LaFayette, Georgia on June 24, 1864.
Harrisburg July 15
Forrest's raid into the city of Memphis on August 21
Athens, Alabama, on September 24, 1864
Paris Landing October 30
Johnsonville early in November
Columbia
Spring Hill
Battle of Franklin
Battle of Nashville
Rosters:
The roster of this unit contains the names of 615 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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