Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 24th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 24th Infantry Regiment

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The 24th Alabama Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile in August 1861. It remained at Fort Morgan until April 1862. It then moved to Corinth and was brigaded under General John K. Jackson of Georgia. Placed in the brigade of General Arthur M. Manigault of South Carolina, with the 28th and 34th Alabama and two South Carolina regiments, the 24th took part at Murfreesboro where it lost 118 killed and wounded. It moved back with the army to the line of Chattanooga. In the grand forward movement at Chickamauga, the regiment lost 200 killed and wounded. It was engaged at Missionary Ridge with about 25 casualties. After wintering at Dalton, the regiment fought all the way down from Crow Valley to Jonesboro, losing about 300 men, principally in the casualties of battle. With the army, the 24th moved into Tennessee and was engaged at Columbia, Franklin, and Nashville, but without severe loss in either. It ended the war participating in the Carolinas Campaign. Companies Of The AL 24th Infantry Regiment Mobile - W.B. Smith; killed at Murfreesboro. Bart. S. Chamberlain; wounded at Chickamauga. D.P. Berry. Mobile - Bernard O'Connel; resigned. Wm. J. O'Brien; killed at Chickamauga; R.T.B. Parham; detached. Shelby - Junius J. Pierce; promoted. Hubbel Pierce; wounded at Atlanta. Mobile - George M. Bonner; till reorganized. Starke H. Oliver; wounded at Atlanta. Clarke - Dan'l McLeod; till reorganized. Thos. I. Kimball. Mobile - John D. Fowler; resigned. W.P. Fowler; wounded at Atlanta. Mobile - Alphonse Hurtel; detached. Lieut. Wm. H. Higley commanded. Pickens - N.N. Davis; promoted. W.J. McCracken; wounded at Atlanta. Lieut. W.B. Dunlap commanded. Mobile - James Hooper; till reorganized. John B. Hazard; wounded and captured at Missionary Ridge; died at Johnson's Island. Lieut. John M. Nettles commanded. Talladega and Shelby - Benjamin F. Sawyer; promoted. James Hall; wounded at Bentonville.show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.64mm | 281.23g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151466870X
  • 9781514668702

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