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17th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

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This regiment was organized at Camp Trousdale, Sumner County, Tennessee, in June, 1861at Chickamauga. It surrendered 5 officers and 63 men on April 9, 1865.<ref>National Park Service, [http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/ The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System], (accessed 6 December 2010).</ref>
=== &nbsp;Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin ===
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
*Company I - men from [[Franklin County, Tennessee|Franklin County]]
*Company R - men from [[Jackson County, Tennessee|Jackson&nbsp;County]] and [[Putnam County, Tennessee|Putnam Counties]]<br>Seventeenth Regiment of Tennessee Infantry
*Flat Creek Company (Captain J. D. Hoyle) - many men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County]]*Fairfield Company (Captain James L. Armstrong) - many men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County]]*Captain W. A. Landis Company - many men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County and]]and [[Lincoln_CountyLincoln County,_TennesseeTennessee|Lincoln County]]
*Seventeenth Regiment of Tennessee Infantry
*Organized June 11, 1861
*Company C (Captain R. C. Williams) - many men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]*Company F ( Captain R. P. Hunter) - many men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]*Company H (Captain R. H. McCrary) - many men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]
*Reorganized May 8, 1862
*Company C (Captain J. C. Davis)
*&nbsp;The information above is from Goodspeeds History of Tennessee, Vol 8.
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Comapny D (Captain Thomas H. Finch)
The above information is from ''TheGoodspeed Histories'', Vol 6.
 
The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2,438 men on its roster for this unit. [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CAL0001B002 Roster].
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