Allison’s Cavalry

Colonel R.D. Allison Captain, 24th Tennessee Regiment. Later elected Colonel, 24th Tennessee Regiment. Raised Allison’s Cavalry Squadron, Dekalb County, Tennessee 1862. Battles include: Shiloh, Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Nashville, Murfreesboro, Tunnel Hill. Wounded six times in battle and gained distinction for daring and bravery. Picture courtesy of family collection. Taken: 1870, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Allison’s Tennessee […]


in this life, i had two dreams. One i achieved, the other was just Jonah’s ship to Tarshish, to keep from warning the Nanivites of the wrath to come, if they did not repent of their evil. i recall, from the time i was getting through high school, the thought, i just want to be […]