Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 32nd Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 32nd Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 32nd Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, in April 1862, and three months later proceeded to Tennessee. It was first under fire at Bridgeport, where it forded the Tennessee in the face of the enemy. Shortly after, the regiment captured Stevenson, with valuable stores. It operated in the middle of Tennessee, part of the time under Gen. Forrest, and was surprised and overpowered at Lavergne, losing a number of prisoners. Placed in Gen. D.W. Adams' brigade, the Thirty-second fought with severe loss at Murfreesboro. Having wintered at Tullahoma, the regiment was part of the force sent to Mississippi to the relief of Vicksburg. Following Chickamauga the 32nd was transferred from Adams' brigade to that of Gen. Clayton of Barbour, and consolidated with the Fifty-eighth Alabama. Now known as the 58th, the regiment participated in the Atlanta Campaign. Moving with Hood into Tennessee, the regiment was warmly engaged at Columbia, Franklin, and Nashville, and again at Franklin on the retreat. Ordered to Spanish Fort, the regiment was in garrison there during the siege, losing considerably in casualties. It surrendered at Meridian, under Col. Jones. Companies Of The AL 32nd Infantry Regiment Washington - R.L. Bowling; wounded at Murfreesboro; relieved. Mobile - John Drew; resigned. Charles H. Garner; resigned. Hinson H. Smith; resigned. H. McF. Tatum; died in the service. Mobile and Baldwin - Thos. S. Easton; promoted. Benj. H. Smoot; relieved. Wilcox and Clarke - John Creagh; resigned. George W. Cox; wounded at New Hope. Clarke - Alexander Kilpatrick; resigned. Mobile, Washington, and Chocta - H.S. Smith; resigned. Thomas S. Fry; wounded near Dalton; transferred. Clarke and Washington - J.C. Kimball; promoted. S.T. Taylor. Clarke - John W. Bell; died in the service. Mobile, Tuskaloosa, and Fayette - Walter Thompson; detached. Mobile - J. McF. Cleveland; resigned. W.B. Grist.show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514733897
  • 9781514733899

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