Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 18th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 18th Infantry Regiment

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The 18th Alabama Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, 4 Sept 1861, The field officers were appointed by President Jefferson Davis. A few weeks later, it went to Mobile, by way of Huntsville, and was there brigaded under General Adley Hogan Gladden of Louisiana, with the 19th, 20th, 22nd, and 25th AL regiments, Jones Mitchell Withers' Division. It surrendered at Meridian, MS, 4 May 1865, with the military department. The 18th numbered 858 men in January 1861; it lost 20 k and 80 w at Shiloh, and 56% of the 527 engaged at Chickamauga. It had 209 casualties in Chattanooga and was reduced to 275 effectives in November 1864. Companies Of The Alabama 18th Infantry Regiment Co. "A," Bullock Guards (Coffee County): William Morel Moxley (promoted); B. W. Starke (wounded, Shiloh; resigned, 19 July 1862); Joseph H. Justice (KIA, Chickamauga); Noah O. Hutchinson Co. "B," Covington Hunters (Covington County): James T. Brady (resigned, 24 Feb 1862); S. D. McLelen (resigned, 28 Aug 1862); Orville A. Stringer (from Co. "D"; KIA, Chickamauga); Thomas Hardwick Co. "C," Cahaba Valley Rangers (Jefferson County): James M. Oliver (discharged, 1 July 1863); James M. McLaughlin Co. "D," Coosa Farmers (Coosa County): Guy Smith (discharged, 25 Feb 1862); Charles M. Cox (resigned, 29 Dec 1862); J. Henry Hammond (KIA, Chickamauga); George M. Williams (wounded, Chickamauga; captured, Franklin) Co. "E," Confederate Stars (Tuscaloosa County): Richard F. Inge (promoted); S. C. Wilkerson (captured, Missionary Ridge) Co. "F" Tom Watts Rifles (Butler County): H. Clay Armstrong (resigned, 20 Sept 1862); Aug. C. Greene (wounded, Jonesboro) Co. "G," Yancey Guards [or Yancey Rangers] (Jefferson County): James Haughey (resigned, 27 May 1862) H. P. Walker Co. "H" A. B. Moore's Invincibles (Pike County): W. L. Hammer (promoted to Surgeon); Sheppard Ruffin (promoted); Sherman K. Fielder (KIA, Chickamauga); James B. Darby (wounded, New Hope Church); T. J. Sims (Lt. commanding) Co. "I," Curry Guards (Shelby County): Peter F. Hunley (wounded, Shiloh; promoted); John M. Mickle (KIA, Chickamauga); Martin Co. "K," Confederate Blues (Talladega County): John J. Calhoun (resigned); H. Clay Stone (wounded, Chickamauga; resigned, 27 April 1864); Thomas M. Riser
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  • Paperback | 296 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 399g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514362708
  • 9781514362709

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.net
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