17th and 23rd Regiment, Tennessee Infantry (Consolidated)


Historical Notes:
After fighting at Murfreesboro and Chickamauga, the Tennessee 17th Infantry Regiment was consolidated with the 23rd Infantry. This command was sent to Knoxville, then Virginia where it saw action at Drewry's Bluff, took its place in the Petersburg trenches, and, assigned to McComb's Brigade, ended the war at Appomattox. It surrendered 5 officers and 63 men on April 9, 1865. Officers:
Colonel Richard H. Keeble (killed on June 30, 1864)
Colonel Horace Ready (wounded April 2)(April 1-2, 1865)
Assignments:
Johnson’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia Battles:
Drewry's Bluff
Siege of Petersburg
Fort Stedman
Fort Harrison
Appomattox
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