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17th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry

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''[[United States of America|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[United States Military Records|U.S. Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Tennessee|Tennessee]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]   [[Tennessee Military Records|Tennessee Military]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Tennessee in the Civil War]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]17th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry''
=== Brief History ===
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 A - men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County]]*Company B - men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County]]*Company C - men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]*Company D - men from [[Franklin_CountyFranklin County,_TennesseeTennessee|Franklin County]]*Company E - men from [[Franklin_CountyFranklin County,_TennesseeTennessee|Franklin County]]*Company F - men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]*Company G - men from [[Bedford_CountyBedford County,_TennesseeTennessee|Bedford County]]*Company H - men from [[Marshall_CountyMarshall County,_TennesseeTennessee|Marshall County]]*Company I - men from [[Franklin_CountyFranklin County,_TennesseeTennessee|Franklin County]]*Company R - men from [[Jackson_CountyJackson County,_TennesseeTennessee|Jackson]] and [[Putnam_CountyPutnam County,_TennesseeTennessee|Putnam Counties]]* <br>Seventeenth Regiment of Tennessee Infantry*Flat Creek Company (Captain J. D. Hoyle) - many men from Bedford County*Fairfield Company (Captain James L. Armstrong) - many men from Bedford County=== Other Sources ===*Captain W. A. Landis Company - many men from Bedford and Lincoln County*&nbsp;The information above is from Goodspeeds History of Tennessee, Vol 8.
*[[Beginning United States Civil War Research|Beginning United States Civil War Research]] gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in&nbsp;'Tennessee in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below). <br>
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