Gen. George G. Dibrell Gen. George G. Dibrell

George G. Dibrell

Capt. Andrew C. Dale

Andrew C. Dale

Captain Dale held the position of quartermaster until he resigned in 1863 to go into the ranks.

Maj. James M. Barnes

James M. Barnes

James was the first Captain of Company H. He was later promoted to Major and served as the division ordnance officer.

Staff & Field Officers

  • George G. Dibrell; elected Sep 4, 1862; promoted to Brigadier General on Jul 26, 1864; more...
  • Mounce L. Gore; Captain of Co. G; to Colonel in March 1865
Lieutenant Colonel
  • Ferdinand H. Dougherty; elected Sep 4, 1862; captured at home Feb 8, 1864; exchanged in Mar 1865
  • Jeffrey E. Forrest; youngest brother of General Nathan B. Forrest; appointed Nov 12, 1862; resigned in 1863 to become Colonel of an Alabama regiment
  • William P. Chapin; acting Assistant Adjutant and Inspector General; to Major in Mar 1865
  • Montreville D. Smallman, Captain; appointed Sep 4, 1862; captured in Feb 1864; released on Jun 16, 1865
  • William H. Simpson, Sgt. Major; acting Adjutant during Smallman's absence
  • Andrew C. Dale, Captain; appointed Sep 4, 1862; resigned in 1863; moved into ranks and was elected Lieutenant
  • Jobe Morgan, Captain; assigned as Quartermaster in 1863
  • Jasper N. Bailey; appointed Oct 8, 1863; served on brigade staff after position was abolished
  • F. W. Pendergrass
Assistant Surgeon
  • James H. Snodgrass; appointed Oct 8, 1862; resigned Dec 16, 1862
  • William H. McCord; appointed Dec 16, 1862
Sergeant Major
  • John M. Young
Ordnance Officer
  • Henry L. Close, Sergeant
  • C. W. Witt; resigned Apr 1863
  • William M. Baily; resigned Feb 18, 1864


Company A
Organized Jul 31, 1862 at Livingston, Overton County. Consolidated with Carter's Company in Sep 1864 to form 2nd Co. "A". Carter's Company had been Co. A, 4th (Murray's) Tennessee Cavalry and then 2nd Co. D, 1st Confederate Cavalry.

  • W. W. Windle; resigned Jul 15, 1863
  • George W. Carter; killed Oct 2, 1864 at Saltville, VA
  • O. I. York; from First Lieutenant to Captain after Carter's death
Company B
Organized Aug 1, 1862 in Overton County
  • Hamilton McGinnis; badly wounded at Mossy Creek
Company C
Organized Aug 2, 1862 at Cookeville, Putnam County
  • Isaac G. Woolsey; wounded at Chickamauga; resigned
  • W. C. Wood; died Jun 15, 1864 in prison
  • C. J. Davis; appointed Sep 1, 1864
Company D
Organized Aug 2, 1862 at Sparta, White County
  • Jefferson Leftwich
Company E
Organized Aug 16, 1862 in Overton County
  • John S. Roberts; left in Tennessee in Aug 1863
  • Granville H. Swope; appointed Sep 1, 1864
Company F
Organized Aug 8, 1862 in Overton County
  • Joseph H. Bilbrey
Company G
Organized Aug 26, 1862 in Jackson County
  • Mounce L. Gore; appointed Colonel in March 1865
Company H
Organized Sep 15, 1862 in White County
  • James M. Barnes; appointed to Major and division ordinance officer
  • John Hill
Company I
Organized Sep 15, 1862 in White County
  • James W. McReynolds
Company K
Organized Sep 15, 1862 at Sparta, White County
  • Bryant M. Swearingen; resigned in 1864
  • (2nd Lt. Elijah W. Terry commanded the company the last 18 months)
Company L
Attached to 8th from Jul 1863-Jan 1864
  • James M. Barton