Is there a list of African-Americans from Williamson County (TN) who served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War?

Henry Church, 48th TN Infantry

The following is a list of African-American slaves from Williamson County (TN) who served in the Confederate Army alongside their respective masters as body servants.

Bob Battle | 20th TN Infantry, Co B

Reuben Battle | 20th TN, Co B

John Briggs | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s)

William Buford | 9th TN Infantry

Charles Cannon | 154th TN Infantry

Green Carothers | 20th TN, Co H

Henry Church | 48th TN Infantry

Sytephen Claybrooke | 20th TN Infantry

Jack Crutcher | 20th TN Infantry, Co D

Mark Dabney | 3rd TN Infantry

John M. Fitzgerald | 48th TN Infantry | Voorhies

James Gentry | 17th TN Inf

Charles House | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s)

Sol House | 22nd TN Cav (Barteau’s)

Booker Hunter | Gen Preston Smith’s staff

Peter Hyde | 45th TN Infantry, Co D

Tom Johnson | 49th TN Infantry

William Johnson | White’s Batterty

Bill King | 20th TN, Co B

Taylor Kinnard | 54th TN Infantry | Co K

Daniel McLemore | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s)

Silas Newcome | 20th TN Infantry

Ike Norris | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s)

Ephiram Otey | 154th TN Infantry

Robert Patton | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s), Co F

Frank Russell | Jacksons Cav Co (Forrest’s Escort)

Hardin Starnes | 4th TN Cav (McLemore’s)

John Terrell | Gen. Chalmer’s Escort

Green Carothers | 20th TN, Co H

John Parish | 2nd TN Cav

African-Americans in the Confederate Army typically served as body servants to officers or as general laborers.

Source:  Williamson County:  Civil War Veterans. The Williamson County Historical Society, 2007: 94-95.

One thought on “Is there a list of African-Americans from Williamson County (TN) who served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War?

  1. I would be interested in finding African Americans who served in Lincoln County, Tennesee. What steps should I take in finding this history?

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