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Flowers left for Robert Alexander
The 47th was organized December, 1861, at Camp Trenton, Gibson County, Tennessee. The men were from the counties of Obion, Gibson, and Dyer. For a time it remained at Camp Trenton, then was involved in the conflicts at Shiloh and Richmond. October, 1862, consolidated with the 12th Regiment. The unit participated in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Murfreesboro to Atlanta,fighting the last battle at Bentonville. Only a few men survived to surrender April, 1865
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 Added: Mar. 1, 2011

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