June 1863, 11th TN Cav skirmishes on Overton farm in Franklin

“In the latter part of June 1863, this company (Co.I) attacked about two hundred of the enemy on Col. John Overton’s farm, killed two, captured twenty whites and about one hundred wagons and teams. On the same night of the same day, at Franklin, a detachment of the company, under Capt. Perkins, captured a picket post, including the captain commanding, a Sergeant and a Corporal.”

Perkins above is Thomas F. Perkins, Jr., member of Company I, 11th TN Cavalry. He was from Williamson County, TN.

Williamson County Historical Society Journal, #28 (1997)pp. 86. The text was written by J.B. Lindsey in Military Annals of Tennessee: Confederate.
[Company I, 11th TN Cavalry)


Image credit: The Williamson County Historical Society.

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