Tennessee 3rd Infantry, Company B (Confederate)

    16 May 1861

    Tennessee 3rd Infantry, Company B organized at Tennessee.

    12 May 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Raymond at Hinds County, Mississippi.

    The Battle of Raymond
    The Battle of Raymond

    On May 12th, 1863, after days of hard marching towards Jackson, Mississippi, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant fought to secure the crossings of Fourteenmile Creek southwest of Raymond, which would provide a vital water source for his men and animals and serve as a staging area for a strike on the Confederate rail supply line between Clinton and Edwards, Mississippi. Cutting the railroad here would cut off supplies to Grant's ultimate goal, the Mississippi River city of Vicksburg 30 miles to the west. At around… Read More

    09 May 1865

    Tennessee 3rd Infantry, Company B mustered out at Tennessee.