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Major General Benjamin F. Cheatham
Item #: CWB3027
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Has an Anthony/Brady backmark with a canceled two cent tax stamp

Major general, Provisional Army of Tennessee, May 9, 1861.

Brigadier general, P. A. C. S., July 9, 1861.

Major general, P. A. C. S., March 10, 1862.

Died at Nashville, Tenn., September 4, 1886.

Commands.

Brigade composed of I 54th Tennessee Senior Regiment and the Sixth and Ninth Tennessee Regiments Infantry, and Blythe's Mississippi Battalion Infantry. Commanding Second Division of the Western Department at Columbus, Ky., consisting of the brigades of Colonels Preston Smith and William H. Stevens. Division composed of the brigades of Brigadier Generals George Maney, Preston Smith, Marcus J. Wright and 0. F. Strahl --, 1862-3. In May I, 1864, in command of Hardee's Corps, consisting of the divisions of Cheatham, Cleburne and Bate. Division at one time composed of the brigades of Brigadier Generals George Maney, Marcus J. Wright, O. F. Strahl and A. J. Vaughan (to which subsequently Jno. K. Jackson's Brigade was added), Army of Tennessee.

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