Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 10th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 10th Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 10th Infantry Regiment was organized at Montgomery, 4 June 1861, with men recruited from Calhoun, De Kalb, Jefferson, Saint Clair, Shelby, and Talladega counties. It went to Virginia a month later. When it arrived at Winchester, it was brigaded under General Edmund Kirby Smith with the 9th and 11th Alabama, 19th Mississippi, and 38th Virginia regiments. At Appomattox the regiment surrendered 10 commissioned officers and 208 men. Of the 1429 names on the muster rolls, nearly 300 were killed or mortally wounded. Another 180 died of disease and 249 were discharged or transferred. COMPANIES OF THE AL 10th INFANTRY REGIMENT Co. "A," Ashville Guards (St. Clair): John H. Caldwell (promoted); Wilson L. Brewster (resigned, 2 June 64); Samuel A. Wyatt (resigned); Leroy F. Box Co. "B," Jefferson Volunteers (Jefferson): Alberto Martin (wounded, 2nd Manassas; resigned, 18 June 63); William A. McMillion (wounded, Gettysburg; resigned, 22 March 65); Thomas J. Hickman (wounded, High Bridge) Co. "C," Cahaba Valley Boys (Shelby): Rufus W. Cobb (resigned, 11 June 62); William M. Lee (KIA, Gaines' Mill); Andrew M. Moore (died in service, 6 Sept 64); Lt. John T. Wilson Co. "D," Alexandria Rifle Company (Calhoun): Franklin C. Woodruff (resigned, 14 July 62); Richard C. Rogan (resigned, 9 May 64); Franklin M. Allen (resigned); Lt. Thomas H. Martin Co. "E," Talladega Davis Blues (Talladega): John J. Woodward (promoted); Walter Cook (KIA, Salem Church, 21 May 63); James E. Shelley (promoted); Louis W. Johnson (promoted); William W. Draper Co. "F" (St. Clair): James Davis Truss (promoted); William T. Smith (wounded, Spotsylvania, Petersburg; promoted); B. F. Sides Co. "G," Pope Walker Guards (Calhoun): James B. Martin; William H. Forney (wounded, Drainesville; promoted); George C. Whatley (KIA, Sharpsburg); James B. Farmer (wounded, Gaines' Mill; resigned, 28 Nov 64); John A. Cobb (wounded, The Wilderness; resigned); James M. Renfro (wounded, Reams' Station); Lt. Thomas J. Walker Co. "H" (Calhoun): Woodford R. Hanna (resigned, 26 July 62); Francis Pickens Black (KIA, 1st Cold Harbor); A. T. Martin Co. "I" (DeKalb): Abner A. Hughes (promoted to colonel, 48th AL Regt); Caleb W. Brewton (resigned, 30 Nov 64); Robert W. Cowan (KIA, Gaines' Mill); Lemuel E. Hamlin (wounded, Sharpsburg; retired, 5 Nov 64); Simson G. Yeargain (wounded, Gettysburg); Lt. Thomas Christian Co. "K" (Talladega): John C. McKenzie (wounded, Frazier's Farm; resigned, 20 Dec 62); John Oden (wounded, Sharpsburg; resigned, 20 June 63); Motte C. Calhoun (resigned 19 Aug 63); Henry N. Coleman (KIA, Petersburg); Simon J. Morrissshow more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 376g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514308746
  • 9781514308745

About John C Rigdon

John Rigdon has authored a number of books on the Civil War and is the manager of the web site, Research OnLine, (www.researchonline.net) the premier site for researching Civil War ancestors in the Civil War. His titles include the Historical Sketch and Roster Volumes (1100 plus titles) and a dozen volumes in the "We Fought" series focusing on particular battles and commanders. Additionally John works in translation of materials for Haitian Creole and several languages of West Africa including French, Moore, Bambara, and Dioula (Jula). John resides in the foothills of the Appalachians outside Cartersville, GA. where he enjoys gardening and aquaponics. You may reach him at jrigdon@researchonline.netshow more