Kingsport Times News Friday, August 28, 2015


Confederate conscripts left to hold back Union troops

May 14th, 2013 12:08 am by Ned Jilton

Before and after the Battle of Stones River near Murfrees- boro, the 19th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry Regiment received replacements for those lost in battle. They were conscripts — courtesy of the Confederate draft.

Read in-depth coverage of this story (and many others) in today's print or replica e-edition.

Click here to sign in.

comments powered by Disqus