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ALABAMA INFANTRY REGIMENTS

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JOHN PELHAM OF ALABAMA The Gallant Chief of J. E. B. Stuart's Horse Artillery, by Rumburg, H Rondel. Binding: Hardcover Book Condition: VG+/NONE Edition: First Edition; First Printing Publisher: Appomattox County, VA Society For Biblical And Southern Studies 2005 ISBN Number: 0-96330-4-5 Seller ID: 2 8vo; 316 pages; This is the first major biography in almost 50 years of one of the bravest of the brave. John Pelham's life was packed into 24 short years. Born in Alabama, he spent his last years of life fighting in the Confederate Army, in Virginia. His bravery and honor were legendary. He was highly extolled by R. E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and JEB Stuart as well as many others. This West Point man was superior in fighting "horse artillery" and was a horseman par excellence. Lee called him "the gallant Pelham. "He was also one who loved the Lord and His sacred Word

Alabama Southern Heritage Website

An avid Civil War buff has located the burial sites for almost 6,000 Confederate Soldiers in the Southeastern Alabama area, If anyone has question, our friend will do what he can. The survey covers the South Eastern Alabama counties of Babour, Bullock, Butler, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike; almost 2500 cemeteries have been copied with the names of all men born between 1805 and 1850 being noted! Many thanks to Homer Jones. Give me him an e-mail at CWBSLocator@webtv.net

1st Alabama Infantry Regiment, "History of the First Regiment - Alabama Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A.," by Edward McMorries. Originally published in 1904 by Brown Printing, Montgomery, Alabama, this first edition, still with wraps intact, costs $ 475.00.

1st Alabama Infantry Regiment, "Company K, 1st Alabama Regiment, Three Years in the Confederate Service," by Daniel P. Smith, cost $ 18.00.

1st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

3rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

4th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "From Huntsville to Appomattox: R. T. Cole's History of the Fourth Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia," edited by Jeffrey D. Stocker. Originally written in 1901 by R.T. Coles, adjutant, 4th Alabama. This unit was part of Law's Brigade, Hood's Division, Longstreet's Confederate Army Corps, participated in all major battles in the Eastern Theater. Includes unedited accounts of First Manassas, Gettysburg and the Wilderness. 304 pages, cost $ 33.00.

4th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

5th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "The War Reminiscences of William F. Fulton, 5th Alabama Battalion, Archer's Brigade, A.P. Hill's Light Division," by Lieutenant William Frierson Fulton, II. William F. Fulton was a Lieutenant in Company A, North Star Rifles. This delightful memoir is the only printed book (as of 1986) by a member of Archer's Brigade which consisted of the 7th Tennessee, 13th Alabama, and the 5th Alabama Battalion. Fulton has an easy style of writing and a memory that had been finely honed with the passage of time. Fulton devotes a chapter each to First Manassas (or Bull Run), Mechanicsville, Gaines' Mill, Cedar Run, Second Manassas (or 2nd Bull Run), Harper's Ferry, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, and the subsequent retreat from Gettysburg by Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg. The original 1918 edition is quite rare. 150 pages, reprint will cost you $ 30.00.

5th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

6th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

9th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "The Journals of Thomas H. Hobbs," by Thomas H. Hobbs. 1976 reprint, 272 pages, cost $ 20.00.

9th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "Welcome the Hour of Conflict: William Cowan McClellan and the Ninth Alabama," edited by John C. Carter. Illustrated, with maps, appendices, endnotes, and index. 376 pages , recently released in 2007 by the University of Alabama Press. Book costss $ 51.75, plus shipping.

10th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "I Saw the Elephant - The Civil War Experiences of Bailey George McClelen, Company "D" Tenth Alabama Infantry Regiment," by Bailey George McClelen. Published in 1995 by White Mane Publishing, McClelen served with the 10th Alabama fighting at 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, where he was wounded in Pickett's Charge and later imprisoned at Devil's Island. 50 pages, Rosters and maps costs $ 7.00.

10th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

11th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

11th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "The Eleventh Alabama Volunteer Regiment in the Civil War," by Ronald G. Griffin. Published in 2008, the book costs $ 55.

12th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

Read about 7 Survivors of Company F, 12th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment - with photos of 1st Serg. T.H. Clower, C.C. Davis, G.P. Ware, Capt. R.E. Park. R.W. Drake, Serg. J.H. Eason, and Serg. N.R. Simmons

13th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

14th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

15th Alabama, "The War Between the Union and the Confederacy and Its Lost Opportunities: With a History of the Fifteenth Alabama Regiment and the Forty-Eight Battles in Which It Was Engaged; Being an Account of the Author's Experiences in the Greatest Conflict of Modern Times: A Justification of Secession, and Showing that the Confederacy Should Have Succeeded; a Criticism of President Davis, the Confederate Congress, and Some of the General Officers of the Confederate and Union Armies; Praise of Line Officers and Soldiers in the Ranks for Their Heroism and Patriotism, and Including the Author's Observations and Experiences as Brigadier-General in the Ware between the United States and Spain," by William C. Oates, 15th Alabama Regiment. Originally published in 1905 by the Neale Publishing Company, New York, New York. This is the Confederate Regiment that opposed Joshua Chamberlain's 20th Maine at Little Round Top, July 2nd, 1863, also fighting in the Pensinular Campaign, Cedar Mountain, in the Shenandoah Valley, Second Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and transferred to the Western Theater of warfare at Chickamauga and Chattanooga, etc. 808 pages, 1990's reprint costs $ 35.00.

15th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

16th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

16th Alabama Infantry, "A History of the Sixteenth Alabama Regiment: Gracie's Alabama Brigade,", by Lewellyn A. Shaver. Originally published in 1867, this reprint by Butternut Press, with 111 pages, costs $ 45.00.

16th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Roster - Companies A-K and Unknown, as extracted from the book, Soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment Alabama 1861-Humble Heroes-1865, by Carolyn Murray Greer, as submitted to me by Amanda Baltz who has this information posted on her website.

18th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

18th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company G Website, by the Hueytown Historical Society

19th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

Alabama 19th and 7th Illinois(website) play a prominent role."Soldiers from the Battle of Chickamauga are transported 500 years into the future in the second book of this unique, highly acclaimed science fiction trilogy "Timeshift Trilogy Book II: Between Two Worlds." "Timeshift," the original story, has gotten great reviews. You can get more information by accessing the website http://www.scifi-jackson.com I used actual soldiers' names and certain historical facts from the battle of Chickamauga to write this story. If I'm not mistaken, this is the first time the Alabama 19th and Illinois 7th have been used in a major science fiction work. Regards, Phillip Ellis Jackson, Ph.D Literary works

20th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

21st Alabama, "From the Terrible Field: Civil War Letters of James M. Williams, the Twenty-first Alabama Infantry Volunteers," edited by John Kent Folmar. "Enlivened with a sense of humor and a skillful and pleasant writing style, Williams's letters are not only a useful account of the Mobile theater, which has long been a neglected facet of the war, but also a first-person guide to the rigors--and boredom--of camp life and the concerns of the men in the field. The letters are well written, candid, realistic communications of an intelligent, honorable and judicious man." This 187 page 1981 issue will costs you $ 25.00.

22nd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

23rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

23rd Alabama Battalion Website

25th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website 

26th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

27th Alabama, "Tattered Volunteers, The Twenty-Seventh Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A.," by Harry V. Barnard. Published in 1965 at Northport, Alabama, by Heritage Press, a copy fetches $ 50.00.

27th Alabama, "Bloody Banners and Barefoot Boys, the History of the Twenty-Seventh Regiment Alabama Infantry, C.S.A.," by Noel Crowson and John V. Brogden. The 27th Alabama served three years and four months in eight different states. These Northern Alabama boys were engaged in over 20 major battles and hundreds of minor skirmishes. Only a small number of these valiant men were not captured, with most of this regiment being captured at Nashville, Tennessee, in December, 1864 and imprisoned until the end of the war. Recently published by White Mane, 168 pages, will cost you around $ 20.00 bucks.

27th Alabama, "Bloody Banners and Barefoot Boys, a History of the Twenty-Seventh Alabama Infantry Regiment, C.S.A., Memoirs and Diary of J.P. Cannon," can be purchased directly through John Brogden at 74160.2703@compuserve.com.

27th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

28th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "Those Gallant Men of the Twenty-Eighth Alabama Confederate Infantry Regiment," by James H. Walker and Robert Curren. Heritage Books, Inc recently published it in 1997. The book has a listing of 1,648 men of the 28th Alabama Regiment, a few lines about each man's life and service record, regimental organization, flag, and battles. Day by day entries from the diary of Captain Isaac W. McAdory record the regiment's participation in seven major battles and numerous skirmishes. 383 pages, with map, illustrations, index, paperback, costs $28.50. (thanks to Zane Grier for submitting this info. to me). BTW, Zane edited one on the 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment. zanegeier@uab.campus.mci.net

28th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "The Civil War Letters of Joshua K. Callaway," edited by Judith Halleck. This is a recently published collection of letters of a member from this unit. It was published by the University of Georgia Press. (thanks to Hal Gray for submitting this info. to me). Hal Gray at HHG@VSHW.COM

28th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

28th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company H Website, by the Hueytown Historical Society

29th Alabama, "Hold at All Hazards: The Story of the Twenty-Ninth Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment," by W.A. Zorn. Cost $ 35.00.

31st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

31st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment - Compiled Roster Website

33rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "A Revised Edition of the Thirty-Third Alabama Infantry Regiment in Cleburne's Elite Division - Army of Tennessee - 1862-1865," by L.B. (Tex) Williams. Originally published in 1998 by the Auburn University Printing Service. As Mr. Williams relayed to me in his fine book, "....this 357 page paperback book, complete with roster from the National Archives and the Alabama Department of Archives, is an easy read. It is not written in the style of the professional historian. Those who have it say they value it. There is a paucity of regimental histories from the Army of Tenessee as compared to those from the Army of Northern Virginia. The reason, I believe, is that most of the recording was done by the more educated people of the latter army. My own grandfather was barely literate. Schooling was scarce or nonexistent in this part of the country. Even Auburn University, which was then the East Alabama Male College, had about 100 students. They marched off to war as the Auburn Guards and became Company D of the Thirty-seventy Alabama Infantry Regiment."

"Tex Williams' book would be a wonderful addition to anyone's library interested in the Civil War, particular Southern History as well as pinpointing the trials and tribulations of this valiant unit of Confederate boys who bled red for their country. This excellent book has neat re-enactment photos dispersed throughout the book as well as the history of this unit. an appendix of the roster of all serving with detailed information on each lad, organization by companies, letters written by members of this regiment, acknowledgements, index, etc. Whew! You get the point.... Your best bet is to buy a copy of L.B's book now while there are still copies available and it goes out of print!"
Reviewed by Ronald A. Mosocco, the owner of this website. While supplies last, Mr. Williams' book can be had directly from the author for $ 22.00 including shipping and handling by sending a check to: L.B. Williams, 715 Hollon Avenue, Auburn, AL 36830-6039 -- (334) 887-6766 (click here to see a copy of frontcover)

34th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

35th Alabama Infantry Regiment, "The Regimental History of the Thiry-Fifth Alabama Infantry - 1862-1865" by Leroy F. Banning. Written in diary format, the book follows this unit from creation at LaGrange Military Academy to their surrender at Greensboro, North Carolina. Published by Heritage Books, this 152 page paperback includes rosters and maps and will cost you around $ 18.00

36th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

(Another) 36th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

37th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

38th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "Southerns at War - the Thirty-Eighth Alabama Infantry Volunteers," by Arthur E. Green. Originally published in 1999, by White Mane Publishing Company, Shippensburg, PA. This hardback book is 403 pages and contains a short history of this valiant Confederate Unit, complete with illustrations, newspaper accounts, letters, and the transcribed service records of 1498 men who served in the regiment while CSA service under Generals H. D. Clayton and James T. Holtzclaw. Copies are available on line at major book suppliers and from White Mane Publishing Co., Inc, P. O. Box 708, Shippensburg, PA 17257 or (717) 532-2237 or by emailing White Mane now.

41st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

43rd Alabama, "Gracie's Pride - The History of the Forty Third Alabama Infantry Volunteers," by Arthur E. Green. Originally published in 2002, by White Mane Mane Publishing Company, Shippensburg, PA.717-532-2237. This book contains the service records of 1260 Alabama men from Mobile, Marengo, Greene, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Walker and Fayette Counties. It is 495 pages with illustrations, history of the regiment and related information. (Art has also written books on the 38th and 63rd Alabama boys). "The 43rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment was mustered in during the Spring of 1862. The unit was trained by General Gracie and he led them into battle beginning in Kentucky. They also shed blood at Chickamauga, TN, as well as Chester's Station, Drewry's Bluff, and Hatcher's Run, Va. Spending almost 8 months in the trenches outside Petersburg, General Archibald Gracie, Jr. himself, is mortally wounded on Decmber 2, 1884 during the siege of Petersburg, instantly killed by a Federal Artillery Shell, the day after his 32nd birthday, as he observed the enemy through his telescope. This valiant unit will continue on through the remaining 5 months of the war, concluded by accompanying Lee's vanquished Army at Appomattox Court-House on April 9, 1865. There are far too few regimental histories of Confederate Units, especially the Alabama Units. Arthur Green has made a huge contribution worthy to be added to your library. This 495 page hardback book includes illustrations, photos, an indepth roster with information on each member as well as general references and index. For those of you with a particular interest in this unit or to obtain a general understanding of how Confederate Units engaged during the Civil War, I recommend you add this book to your library. (reviewed by Ronald A. Mosocco, the owner of this website). Click here for dustcover
back cover of book

My name is Amos Hill. I had a great great great grandfather in this regiment and actually know alot about what he did from past records my family recieved from and older lady. His name was Seargent James Roch Hill. I want to know where I can find this book so I can get more details about him hopefully. Im gonna share with you a little about what I know. If you would patiently read it. Also, do you have informtion on the 8th calvary (Hatch's)? I have another GGG grandfather in that, I dont have alot of informtion on that but I think they were involved with minor battles. I would like to share with you some information on James Roch Hill that was in this 43rd regiment If you would read it patiently: My Great-Great-Great Grandfather James Roch Hill, born October 26, 1821 in Lenoir County, North Carolina. After migrating down to Alabama, where most of my family resides today, he went to fight for the Confederacy in the American Civil War. James Roch Hill, enlisted in the 43rd Alabama Infantry Regiment as a private in company B in the Spring of 1862 on April 8. He then got promoted to a Sergeant by Col. Young M. Moody. In the report of Col. Young M. Moody commander of the 43 Alabama infantry, he was named as being one of the few who deserved mention "Having done all that he could be expected of the very best soldiers. When the opportunity shall offer I shall apply for his promotion". It is quite unusual for an enlisted man to be mentioned in a history book for his distinguished service. The date he was promoted to sergeant was April 1, 1864. He fought in many battles in Tennessee and in Virginia. He fought in The Battle of Chickamauga, The Battle of Cumberland Gap, The Battle of Knoxville, The Battle of Petersburg, and possibly more. Bean's Station, The Crater, Meadow Bridge Road, White Oak Road, Drewry's Bluff, Sayler's Creek, and Appomattox Court House are said to be some other battles that the 43rd regiment confronted. General Archibald Gracie became the units commander in September of 1863. James Roch Hill then fought in Gracie's Brigade. Gracie's Brigade had been added to Field's division by the Spring of 1864 and became a part of the Confederate forces fighting in Virginia. Then, Gracie's Brigade became a part of Ransom's Division in May of 1864 and of Johnson's Division under Beauregard's command at Petersburg in August, 1864. On January 31, 1865 the group became a part of the Army of Northern Virginia under General Robert E. Lee. James Roch Hill was listed on the register at General Hospital #9 on March 27, 1865 where all the information was transferred to General Hospital, Howard's Grove, in Richmond. The same day General Robert E. Lee surrendered at the Appomattox Court House and the Civil War came to an end, James Roch Hill died due to a flesh wound to his neck wound he received in battle about two weeks prior. He survived for almost two weeks but there wasn't much treatment in the 19th century, therefore his neck injury ended up taking his life. He died at the age of 43 and he was in the 43rd regiment; I find that rather ironic. He is most likely buried at an unmarked national cemetery in the Richmond Virginia area. He never returned back to Alabama "The Heart of Dixie". Not only was he a prosperous man, he was a very well educated man. You can tell from his portrait that he was wealthy because of his clothing he wore. His occupation was a miller and wheelwright or mechanic. He maintained, repaired and created machinery. But, most of all he was a Godly man. I take great pride in this man and am proud to have a lineage of such bravery. This man stood up for what he believed in and he is a true American hero to me. Email me back Thanks, Amos Hill

44th Alabama, "The Devil's Den: A History of the 44th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Confederate States Army, 1862-1865," by Charles E. Boyd, photos, roster, index, cost $ 27.00

44th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

45th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment Website

47th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Website

48th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Website

49th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment - Compiled Roster Website

Read the Obituary of (Honorary Brigadier General) N.B. Harless, member of the 49th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company H (Owned by R.A. Mosocco, the owner of this website for your personal viewing)

50th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Website

57th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Website

"Gracies Alabama Volunteers, The History of the 59th Alabama Volunteer Regiment", by John Michael Burton. Published by Pelican Publishing of Gretna, La.

60th Alabama, "A History of the Sixtieth Alabama Regiment, Gracie's Alabama Brigade," by Lewellyn A. Shaver. Originally published in 1867, by Montgomery, Barrett and Brown, this recent reprint cost $ 20.00

63rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, "Too Little Too Late - the History of the Sixty-Third/Second Alabama Reserve," by Arthur E. Green. Originally published in 2001, by Heritage Books, Inc., 1540 E. Pointer Ridge Place, Bowie, MD 20716, or calling 1-800-398-7709. You can also visit their website at Heritage Books, Inc. now. This soft back book is 233 pages, measuring 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches. This book contains the transcribed service records of 1133, mostly 17 year old men who served in this particular regiment and fought at the Battle of Blakeley. It contains illustrations of their flag and the US Hospital Steamer D. A. January that transported wounded from Blakeley and Spanish Fort. It also contains the rosters of some companies of the 89th, 94th and 95th Alabama Militia CSA.

 

ALABAMA CAVALRY UNITS

3rd Alabama Cavalry Website

4th Alabama "Roddey's" Cavalry CSA History and Genealogy Website

4th Alabama (Roddy's) Cavalry Website

4th Alabama (Russel's) Cavalry Website

E, Phillips Legion; Blue Ridge Rifles - If you go to http://bagatw.com/history.htm you'll find a paragraph description on the history of the Blue Ridge Rifles. It isn't much, historically, but worth reading. If you go to http://bagatw.com/ you'll see in the upper left hand corner the patch worn by the Blue Ridge Rifles in 1861. Crute's "Units of the Confederate States Army" says this about Phillip's Legion: "...was organized prior to June, 1861, with a cavalry and infantry battalion. However, the legion did not serve as one command. The cavalry battalion recruited its men in Coweta, Cherokee, Bibb, and Richmond counties. It contained six companies until June, 1864, when one company was transferred to Cobb's Cavalry Legion and the 4th Alabama Cavalry Battalion was assigned to the command. Its strength was now 463 officers and men. For a time the unit served in Georgia and along the South Carolina coast, then it moved to Virginia where it served under Generals Hampton, Butler, and P.M.B. Young. It participated in the campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from Fredericksburg to Cold Harbor, then shared in the defense of Petersburg. Later it served in T.M. Logan's Brigade, was active in the campaign of the Carolinas, and surrendered with less than 50 men in April, 1865. Its commanders were Lieutenant Colonel William W. Rich, and Majors William B.C. Puckett and John B. Wilcoxon. The infantry battalion included men from Whitfield, Polk, and Habersham counties. There were fifteen companies when the unit was originally organized. However, during the war these companies were consolidated and by mid-1863, only nine remained. It was ordered to West Virginia and assigned to the Army of Kanawha, then moved to South Carolina. Later it returned to Virginia and served in General Dayton's, T.R.R. Cobb's, Woffords's, and DuBose's Brigade. In November, 1862, only 101 men were fit for duty. The battalion was active from Second Manassas to Gettysburg, moved with Longstreet to Georgia, but did not fight at Chickamauga. It was involved in the Knoxville Campaign, the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Cold Harbor, Early's operations in the Shenandoah Valley, and various conflicts around Appomattox. The unit took 273 effectives to Gettysburg, had many captured at Sayler's Creek, and surrendered with 5 officeers and 88 men. The field commanders were Colonel William Phillips, Lieutenant Colonels E. Sandy Barclay, Robert T. Cook, Joseph Hamilton, and Seaborn Johns, Jr.; and Major John S. Norris." At pages 47-48 of the "Confederate Military History", Extended Edition, Volume 7, Georgia, published by Broadfoot, 1987, there is a two page history of Phillips' Legion. Also, there is a six page history entitled "A Vital unit: Being a Brief and True History of 10,000 Volunteers, Phillips' Legion" in Civil War Times Illustrated, Jan, 1982, pages 40-45. If you're interested in reading these, you might try the libraries available to you, or you can order photocopies of these pages from both publications through the U.S. Army. They charge $10.00 for the first ten pages copied, and $.25 for each additional page up to 300 pages. Send them a check or money order payable to the Defense Accounting Officer, but mail it directly to the U.S.Army Military History Institute, ATTN: Historical Reference Branch, 22 Ashburn Drive, Carlisle Barracks, Carlisle, PA 17013-5008. Thanks to Brian S. Heintzelman Salado, Texas (CochiseH@aol.com ) the master of Civil War research!

6th Alabama Cavalry Website

11th Alabama Cavalry ....[also known as the 10th Regiment] was organized in June, 1864, by consolidating part of Forrest's Alabama Cavalry Regiment, Williams' Alabama Cavalry Battalion, and newly recruited companies. Its members were from Franklin, Lauderdale, Morgan, and Limestone Counties. The unit was assigned to Roddey's command, District of Northern Alabama, Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. It fought at Athens, Sulphur Branch Trestle, and Pulaski, then rendered effective assistance to Hood in Tennessee. Later it was active in the defense of Selma and surrendered at Decatur, Alabama, in May, 1865. Colonel John R.B.Burtwell, Lieutenant Colonel John F. Doan, and Major Melville W. Sale were in command." [Thanks to Brian Heintzelman, Salado, Texas, CochiseH@aol.com ]

53rd Alabama Cavalry Re-enactors' Website

Schockley's Alabama Escort Company, with Nathan Beford Forrest. "The History of Schockley's Alabama Escort Company," by Morgan Gilmer. This 1983 paperback reprint includes roster and costs around $ 8.00.

 

ALABAMA ARTILLERY UNITS

2nd Alabama Artillery Website

 

 

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