Genealogy Trails

Polk County, Tennessee

"The Confederate County of East Tennessee"


Confederate History of Polk County, Tenn. 1860-1866
by A. J. Williams
(Former County Chairman, County Court Clerk
and Clerk and Master, Benton, Tenn.)

transcribed by Pam Rathbone

Page 1

Brief History of A. J. Williams

Elections and Separation

Third Tennessee Regiment


Page 2

A Confederate Diary

Other Polk County Companies

Polk County Cavalry

Page 3

Fights and Raids in Polk County

Federal Occupancy