16th Tennessee Volunteer
The 16th Tennessee is one of the regiments of Ben Cheatham's famed all-Tennessee division of the Confederate Army of Tennessee and covers April 1861 thru to May 1865. They served under various Army Commanders: Robert E. Lee, Pierre T. Beaureguard, Braxton Bragg, Joseph E. Johnson and John B. Hood, in the States of (West) Virginia, North and South Carolina, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia and Tennessee. Jamie Gillam as written three books are a great reference for those interested in the Army of Tennessee, Cheatham's Division or Donelson's/Wright's/Carter's/Maney's Brigades during the American Civil War, these can be obtained off the internet.
The History of the Sixteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Vol. I, "We Were Spoiling for a Fight, April 1861 - August 1862". Book by Jamie Gillam.
The History of the Sixteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Vol. II, "No Hope of Getting Out Alive". Book by Jamie Gillam.
The History of the Sixteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Vol. III, "Like Lions at Bay". Book by Jamie Gillam.
Life of John H. Savage, citizen, soldier, lawyer, congressman. A memoir by him that can be found at times on the internet for purchase.
Private Thomas Rogers Matheny, F Company, 16th Tennessee Infantry, CSA Papers and letters in book form.
Memoirs of James R. Thompson. Edited by Larry G. Thompson
Memoir of Harvey H. Dillard.
Diary of Thomas Hooper.
Diary of James Alexander Polk Fancher. Typewritten copy of the original as transcribed by Fancher's granddaughter.
Civil War Memories of Robert Carden A short history posted online in a series of articles by Robert C. Cardin, B Company.
Pomp Kersey, Tennessee Guerrilla A detailed history of Pomp Kersey.
My Grandfathers Diary of the Civil War Carroll H. Clark The diary is lost but he wrote a series of articles for the Spencer Times and this has been published as a booklet.
Campaigns and Battles: of the Sixteenth Regiment A book by Thomas A Head that can be obtained off the internet.
Confederate Pension Records | National Archives A list of fourteen States with Confederate pension records.
Tennessee State Library and Archives Applications of Soldiers and Widows.
Confederate Research Center, Hillsboro, TX A large list of Confederate resources.
American Civil War Re-enacting in the UK A mass of photos taken at SOSKAN events.
Tennesseans in the Civil War A list of officers and a short bio.
Civil War Soldiers & Sailors System For researching individuals in Regiments.
Civil War rosters For searching individuals in Regiments.
CV Confederate Veteran Magazine.
CWVQ Tennessee Civil War Veteran’s Questionnaires.
CWVQm Mentioned in the CWVQ by a veteran as having been in the 16th.
Fam. Family Tree Maker’s Genealogy Site.
Garland Garland County Arkansas Historical Society.
Int. Internet: forums, findagrave and various other internet sites.
Lind. J. B. Lindsley, Military Annals of Tennessee.
History of Van Buren County
Mon. 16th Tennessee monument at McMinnville Courthouse
My. mygeneologyhound.com (Goodspeads Histories)
Official Records of the War of the Rebellion
Path. The Pathfinder Grundy County Historical Society
Putnam “Stray Leaves of Putnam County”.
SCV Sons of Confederate Veterans.
TNG TNGenes Genealogy
TSLA Tennessee State Library and Archives.
TSM Tennessee State Museum.
Webb Bicentennial History of DeKalb County, T. G. Webb.