Captain Benjamin E. Spencer’s Company of Volunteers

This company came from Fayetteville, Lincoln County, Tennessee. It was mustered into Confederate service at Nashville on November 5, 1861; and then, by order of General A. S. Johnston, was mustered out again on the same day. Some of this company subsequently served in the 44th Tennessee Infantry Regiment, enlisting in December, 1861; and some few in Company E,” 9th Kentucky Infantry Regiment. There is a muster roll of Spencer’s Company on file.

This unit history was extracted from Tennesseans in the Civil War, Vol 1. Copyrighted 1964 by the Civil War Centennial Commission of Tennessee and is published here with their permission. This history may not be republished for any reason without the written permission of the copyright owner.

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