From the memoirs of Jeremiah Walker Cullom, a Methodist minister:

“I felt much concern on the subject of volunteering as a soldier. . . . There was one thing that troubled me greatly. That was whether a preacher of the Gospel ought or had the right to take up arms and engage in the strife. . . . [He eventually joins the army in Murfreesboro.] As we had to elect a Chaplaincy my name began to be spoken of. . . . Col. Peebles remarked that he had never heard such tremendously patriotic preaching in his life. . . . I was almost unanimously elected Chaplain of the 24th Tenn. [Volunteer] Regiment.”


Skirmish on Columbia Pike.


Skirmish at White Oak Creek.