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War of 1812 Service Records, ancestry.com



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  • Title War of 1812 Service Records, ancestry.com 
    TYPE Web Site 
    Source ID S523 
    Text see also:
    http://www.state.tn.us/sos/statelib/pubsvs/1812reg.htm,
    COLONEL WILLIAM METCALF:
    DESIGNATION: 1st Regiment West Tennessee Militia
    DATES: November 1814 - May 1815
    MEN MOSTLY FROM: Davidson, Bedford, Franklin, Lincoln, Maury, Warren, and Giles Counties
    CAPTAINS: John Barnhart, Daniel M. Bradford, Barbe Collins, John Cunningham, Lewis Dillahunty, Alexander Hill, Bird S. Hurt, John Jackson, Thomas Marks, William Mullen, Andrew Patterson, William Sitton, Obidiah Waller
    BRIEF HISTORY: Part of the division under Major General William Carroll's at New Orleans, this regiment comprised the right section of Carroll's line at the breastworks at Chalmette. Muster rolls show casualties in the engagements of December 1814 and January 1815. Lieutenant Colonel James Henderson was killed in the skirmish of 28 December 1814. Captain Daniel Bradford led the elite corps known as "Carroll's Life Guard." The division reached New Orleans in mid-December 1814 after an excursion down the Mississippi River. 
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