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". .
The History of the Sixteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Vol. II, "No Hope of Getting Out Alive". T
The History of the Sixteenth Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Vol. III, "Like Lions at Bay".
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.
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.
CCivil War Soldiers & Sailors System For researching individuals in Regiments.
Civil War rosters For searching individuals in Regiments.
Private Thomas Rogers Matheny Papers and letters in book form
The Life of John Houston Savage A memoir by him that can be found on the internet for purchase
Civil War diary of Darius Clark This can be found in libraries
Other information can be obtained from: Arkansas Confederate Pension Records.
Ark. Information derived from Arkansas Confederate Pension Records.
Cemetery Actual observation or county index records.
Clark Diary of Darius Clark
CMHI Carlisle Barracks Military History Institute.
CRC Confederate Research Center, Hillsboro Texas.
CSH Confederate Soldier’s Home application.
CSR Complied Service Records.
CV Confederate Veteran Magazine.
CWS&SS Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System
CWVQ Tennessee Civil War Veteran’s Questionnaires.
CWVQm Mentioned in the CWVQ by a veteran as having been in the 16th.
Dillard Memoir of H. H. Dillard.
Etter Diary of Reisoner Etter.
Fam. Family Tree Maker’s Genealogy Site.
of James Fancher.
Fisher Thomas H. Fisher.
Garland Garland County Arkansas Historical Society.
Head Thomas Head, Campaigns and Battles of the 16th Regiment.
Hooper Diary of Thomas Hooper.
Int. Internet: forums, findagrave and various other internet sites.
Lind. J. B. Lindsley, Military Annals of Tennessee.
Mason Diary of Moss Mason.
Mauzy Diary of Michael Mauzy
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
Pen. Tennessee Confederate Pension Records
Pen. KY Kentucky Confederate Pension Records
Private Collection John Brogdens private collection
Putnam “Stray Leaves of Putnam County”.
SCV Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Thompson Memoirs of James R. Thompson
TNG TNGenes Genealogy
TSLA Tennessee State Library and Archives.
TSM Tennessee State Museum.
Webb Bicentennial History of DeKalb County, T. G. Webb.
Womack Diary of James J. Womack.