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Civil War Soldiers - Bate

BATE, WILLIAM B., Tennessee.
Colonel, Second Tennessee Regiment Infantry, April 27, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., October 3, 1862.
Major general, P. A. C. S., February 23, 1864.

Brigade composed of the Second, Tenth, Fifteenth, Twentieth, Thirtieth and Thirty-seventh Regiments Tennessee Infantry, Thirty-seventh Georgia Regiment Infantry, Fourth Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters, and the Eufaula Light Battery of Artillery, in Hardee's Corps, A. P. Stuart's Division, Army of Tennessee. In September, 1863 (after battle of Chickamauga), in General Breckinridge's command, until February 23, 1864, when it became a part of Bate's Division, on Brigadier General Bate's promotion.
Division composed of the brigades of Tyler, Lewis, and Finley, and the light batteries of Slocomb, Cobb and Mebane, Army of Tennessee. In August, 1864, H. R. Jackson's Brigade replaced Lewis', which was transferred to the cavalry.

Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898

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