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Civil War Soldiers - Cheatham
|CHEATHAM, BENJAMIN F., Tennessee.
Major general, Provisional Army of Tennessee, May 9, 1861.
Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., July 9, 1861.
Major general, P. A. C. S., March 10, 1862.
Died at Nashville, Tenn., September 4, 1886.
Brigade composed of 154th Tennessee Senior Regiment and the Sixth and
Ninth Tennessee Regiments Infantry, and Blythe's Mississippi Battalion
Commanding Second Division of the Western Department at Columbus, Ky.,
consisting of the brigades of Colonels Preston Smith and William H.
Division composed of the brigades of Brigadier Generals George Maney,
Preston Smith, Marcus J. Wright and O. F. Strahl, ___, 1862-3.
In May 1, 1864, in command of Hardee's Corps, consisting of the
divisions of Cheatham, Cleburne and Bate.
Division at one time composed of the brigades of Brigadier Generals
George Maney, Marcus J. Wright, O. F. Strahl and A. J. Vaughan (to
which subsequently Jno. K. Jackson's Brigade was added), Army of
Source: Military Records of General Officers of the Confederate
States of America, by Charles B. Hall, 1898