Form Nashville, Tennessee served as Captian of Company B. Reach the rank of Colonel.
Lead the 10th Tennessee in the battles at New Hope Church, Atlanta, Utoy Creek, Jonesborough. Colonel Grace was mortally wounded
at the battle of Jonesborough.
Born in Potsdam, Prussia who settle in a small German community near Nashville, Tennessee. He served
in the Mexican War as Major of Tennessee Volunteers. Afterwards he went into business of construction. At the beginning of
the American Civil War, Heiman was commissioned Colonel of engineers in the Tennessee Home Guards. He was put in charged of
two forts on the Tennessee River.
Randal William McGavock
A fourh generation Southern American of Scott-Irish descent who was tall, handsome, and with red
hair . Before his days as a soldier, he gained the titles of a lawyer, a politician, and a scholar. Born to Jacob
and Louisa McGavock, who had thier hands in plantations, real estate, tobacco, cotton, and horses. They were also amoung
the social leaders of Tennessee. McGavock was shot in the heart at the Battle of Raymond, he died five minutes after
A native of Ireland. Served as Captian of Company A. Ended the war Lieutenant Colonel. He was
commanding the 10th at the battles of Missonary Ridge, Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, Franklin, 3rd Murfreborough, Nashville, Bentonville.
During the Battle of Resaca, O'Neill was wounded he was shot though both lungs. He surived.
There were two twin brothers who were Irish immigrant orphans. Morris Fitzgerald (called Mo)
and his William Fitzgerald (called Willie) were identical in theirs looks and appearances. They
were named the "Fighting Fitzgerald" because they fought a lot not other men but themselves. During the attack on Fort Donelson,
Mo was wounded in the face, when he got up he found out that was only a scratch and kept on fighting.
Father Emmeran Bliemel
A native of Germany, was the first Catholic chaplain to be killed in action in an American War. While serving
as chaplain of the 10th Tennessee Infantry and 4th Kentucky Infantry CSA was decapitated by an cannon ball during the battle
of Jonesboro, Georgia. During the attack of the Confederate Army. The Colonel at the time William Grace was mortally wounded;
Bliemel was kneeling before the wounded Colonel when he was hit by a connan ball.