Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 14th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 14th Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 14th Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, August 1, 1861. It went first to Huntsville, then to Virginia, where it arrived in November. Proceeding to Yorktown, it was brigaded under Gen. Pryor of Virginia, Longstreet's division. It continued throughout the war in Virginia. Its colors were furled forever at Appomattox, where only 70 or 80, under Capt. Perry of Lowndes, were present. The names of 1317 men were on its rolls, over 250 of whom perished in battle, 350 died in the service, and 159 were discharged or transferred. Companies Of The AL 14th Infantry Regiment Co. "A" (Chambers): William D. Harrington (resigned, 2 Aug 62); James J. Havis (transferred to staff); John F. Wallace (KIA, Matapony River, 4 June 64); Stephen Hodge; T. C. Meadows Co. "B" (Lowndes): James S. Williamson (KIA, Frazier's Farm); Simon G. Perry Co. "C" (Chambers): Daniel H. McCoy (resigned, 23 may 62); M. L. Barber (wounded, Frazier's Farm; retired, 19 Aug 64); G. J. Bankston (wounded, several times) Co. "D" (Chambers): James A. Broome (promoted to major, 8 July 62); Benjamin H. Pearson (captured, on picket duty); Lt. H. W. Burns Co. "E" (Chambers): William C. Allen (died in service, 21 April 62); Joseph S. E. Davis (wounded, several times) Co. "F," Billy Gilmer Grays (Chambers): Mickleberry P. Ferrell (promoted to major, 2 Dec 62); John S. McLean (wounded, several times) Co. "G," Hillabee Blues (Tallapoosa): W. Henry Brooks (resigned, 22 March 62); John L. Craig (died in service, 1 may 62); Robert A. McCord (promoted to major); John A. Terrell (promoted); Lt. Henry C. Veazey (resigned, 10 Jan 65) Co. "H," Jackson Avengers (Tallapoosa): William W. Selman (resigned, 20 June 62); William B. O'Brien (wounded, twice; retired, 29 April 64); C. H. Lambeth (KIA, The Wilderness); J. B. Winslett Co. "I," Hillabee Rifles (Talladega): John T. Bell (KIA, Mechanicsville); Elias Folk (KIA, Petersburg, 31 July 64) Co. "K," Louina Guards (Randolph): A. C. Wood (promoted to major); George W. Taylor (promoted to major); W. A. J. Swan (retired, 14 Dec 63); Gustavus F. Weaver (wounded; retired); B. I. Pate (wounded; resigned) Co. "L," Texas invincibles: Benjamin Franklin Bentonshow more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 340g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1514341417
  • 9781514341414

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