40TH TENNESSEE INFANTRY REGT.
(5TH CONFEDERATE INFANTRY REGIMENT)
COMPANY D - COMPANY F - COMPANY G - COMPANY I
This regiment was organized in October
1861 and was composed of one Florida, one Kentucky, four Alabama and four
Arkansas Companies. It was Captured at Island #10 8 Apr 1862, released
at Vicksburg, MS in September 1862 and declared exchanged at Aikens Landing,
VA 10 Nov 1862. The regiment was called the 40th Tennessee Regiment and
Walker's Regiment of Volunteers but was officially designated the 5th Regiment
The four Arkansas Companies were assigned to the 15th (Johnson's) AR Inf 29Sep1862.
NOTE: Island #10 was a heavily fortified island in the Mississippi River near the present town of New Madrid, MO.
NARA FILM (M268):
Roll #279 A-I
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