15th Tennessee Infantry Regiment

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The 15th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry was an infantry regiment from Tennessee that served with the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War. Among its notable battles were the Battle of Shiloh and the Battle of Chickamauga.[1]

Company G,[2] of the regiment was composed largely of residents of states outside Tennessee. Besides men from Tennessee, Missouri, and Kentucky, the company (originally named the "Illinois Company") included soldiers from the consistently Union states of Illinois, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania.[3][4]

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  1. ^ "15th Tennessee Infantry Regiment". Civil War Reference. Retrieved 23 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Ed Gleeson, Illinois Rebels - A Civil War Unit History of G Company, 15th Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry Guild Press of Indiana, 1996
  3. ^ http://frontierhistory.blogspot.com/2009/07/pennsylvania-and-civil-war-southern.html Pennsylvania and the Civil War: Southern Sympathies, Pennsylvania Historical Society website
  4. ^ Christine B. Keller, "Keystone Confederates: Pennsylvanians Who Fought For Dixie," Making & Remaking Pennsylvania's Civil War, edited by William Blair & William Pencak, University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press., 2001: pp's. 1-22, 262-266)