Tennessee 25th Infantry (Confederate)

    10 Aug 1861

    Tennessee 25th Infantry organized at Tennessee.

    19 Jan 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel Sidney S. Stanton.

    19 Jan 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer.

    Brigadier General Felix Kirk Zollicoffer

    19 Jan 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Mill Springs at Pulaski County, Kentucky; Wayne County, Kentucky.

    The Battle of Mill Springs
    The Battle of Mill Springs

    Early in the war, the Lincoln administration knew well the importance of keeping the border state of Kentucky in the Union. Any Rebel armies operating successfully there could encourage secessionist sympathies. In late 1861, a Confederate force of around 6,000 men under Brig. Gen. Felix Zollicoffer encamped for the winter near Mill Springs, on the Cumberland River in the southeast corner of the state just north of the Tennessee border and close to the strategic Cumberland Gap. A Union force under Brig. Gen… Read More

    08 Oct 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel John M. Hughes.

    08 Oct 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Bushrod Rust Johnson.

    Brigadier General Bushrod Rust Johnson

    08 Oct 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Perryville at Perryville, Kentucky.

    The Battle of Perryville
    The Battle of Perryville

    On October 7, 1862, Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Army of the Ohio, in pursuit of Gen Braxton Bragg's Army of Mississippi, approached the crossroads town of Perryville, Kentucky. Union forces skirmished with Confederates on the Springfield Pike before heavy fighting began on Peters Hill. The next day, fighting continued as a Union division advanced up the pike. After noon, a Confederate division struck the Union left flank and forced it to fall back. When more Confederates joined the fray, the Union line ma… Read More

    31 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel John M. Hughs, and Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Davis.

    Colonel John M. Hughs

    Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Davis

    31 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson.

    Brigadier General Bushrod R. Johnson

    31 Dec 1862

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Colonel John M. Hughs.

    31 Dec 1862

    Participated in the Battle of Stones River at Murfreesboro, TN.

    The Battle of Stones River
    The Battle of Stones River

    After his October 1862 defeat at Perryville in Kentucky, Gen. Braxton Bragg withdrew his army into middle Tennessee and resupplied his men near Murfreesboro. Read More

    19 Sep 1863

    Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Colonel R. B. Snowden.

    Lieutenant Colonel R. B. Snowden

    19 Sep 1863

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel John S. Fulton.

    19 Sep 1863

    Participated in the Battle of Chickamauga at Catoosa County, Georgia; Walker County, Georgia.

    The Battle of Chickamauga
    The Battle of Chickamauga

    After the successful Tullahoma Campaign, Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans continued the Union offensive, aiming to force Gen. Braxton Bragg's Confederate army out of Chattanooga. Through a series of skillful marches towards the Confederate-held city, Rosecrans forced Bragg out of Chattanooga and into Georgia. Determined to reoccupy the city, Bragg followed the Federals north, brushing with Rosecrans' army at Davis' Cross Roads. While they marched on September 18th, his cavalry and infantry skirmished with Un… Read More

    20 Sep 1864

    Assigned to the Brigade led by Colonel John M. Hughs.

    20 Sep 1864

    Participated in the Battle of Chaffin's Farm at Henrico County, Virginia.

    09 Apr 1865

    Participated in the Battle of Appomattox Court House at Appomattox Court House, VA.

    The Battle of Appomattox Court House
    The Battle of Appomattox Court House

    Between 26,000 and 28,000 Confederate soldiers surrendered and were paroled. Read More

    09 Apr 1865

    Tennessee 25th Infantry mustered out at Tennessee.