Petition to Establish "Independent Light Infantry Company"
in Knox County, Tennessee
Petition No. 26-1817-1
Manuscript Collection, TN State Library & Archives, Nashville

      To the honorable the general assembly of the State of Tennessee now in session

      The undersigned petitioners humbly pray your honorable body to provide by law for the raising of a volunteer light infantry company in the town of Knoxville to be known as the Knoxville independent light infantry company which said company they pray may be attached to the tenth regiment of infantry of this State, and your petitioners will ever pray.

Benjamann Thrasher
John Mcdanal
Conrud Ault
James McDanel
Thomas H Miller
James Proctor
Elbernzar? Cooper
Thomas Smith
Henry Lewis
James Davis
Jacob Wyrick
Ambrus Jones
George Morrow
Fredrick Thomas
James Boyd
George Good
Joseph Larrens
James H Hinman
John Morrow
Thomas Massy
Solloman Cain
M Tabler
Isac Holman
David Hall
Thomas D Murry
Eligh Mury?
William Ewin
Thomas T Rogers
Joseph Easters?
Robert Miller
John Mcdanel
Silvnes [sic] Evert
William North
Thomas Shipley
Samuel Swan

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