Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 29th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 29th Infantry Regiment

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The 29th Alabama Infantry Regiment was organized at Pensacola in February, 1862. There is some confusion regarding the origin of the regiment. Some accounts show the 29th was created by the addition of two companies to the Fourth Alabama Battalion - a body of eight companies, which had been organized the autumn before at Montgomery. The 29th remained at Pensacola until it was evacuated, suffering much from diseases that usually afflict raw troops. It then lay between Pollard and Pensacola for over a year, when it was ordered to Mobile. The regiment was there from July 1863 to April 1864, except for a short time that it was at Pollard. The regiment joined the Army of Tennessee at Resaca with over 1,000 men, in time to initiate the Atlanta-Dalton campaign. It was brigaded with the 1st, 17th, and 26th Alabama, and 37th Mississippi regiments, commanded at different intervals by Col. Murphey of Montgomery, General O'Neal of Lauderdale, and General Shelley of Talladega. Companies Of The AL 29th Infantry Regiment The 29th Alabama regiment was recruited from Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Conecuh, Montgomery, Russell, Shelby, and Talladega counties. Company A - Captain Henry B. Turner - Talladega County Company B - Captain Duncan Dew - Blount County Company C-Captain William H. Musgrove-Blount County Company D - Captain Alfred Gardner - Bibb County Company E - Captain Samuel Abernathy - Shelby County Company F - Captain B. F. Sapp - Blount County Company G - Captain John F. Wagnon - Barbour County Company H - Captain Hugh Latham - Bibb County Company I - Captain J. B. Sowell - Conecuh County Company K - Captain John C. McNabb - Barbour County.show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 340g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514704013
  • 9781514704011

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

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