Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 33rd Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 33rd Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 33rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Pensacola, Florida, in April, 1862. Its members were raised in Coffee, Butler, Dale, Montgomery, and Covington counties. The unit was ordered to Mississippi, then Kentucky, where it took an active part in the conflicts at Munfordville and Perryville. Brigaded under Generals Wood, Lowrey, and in 1865, Shelley, the 33rd participated in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, moved with Hood to Tennessee, and fought at Bentonville. It lost eighty-two percent of the 500 engaged at Perryville, and reported 100 casualties at Murfreesboro and 149 at Chickamauga. On December 14, 1863, the regiment totaled 536 men and 385 arms. Many were lost during the Atlanta Campaign and of the 285 at Franklin, sixty-seven percent were disabled. Very few surrendered in North Carolina. Companies Of The AL 33rd Infantry Regiment Company A - Coffee - Mason Creed Kimmey; wounded at Perryville. Company B - Dale - W.E. Cooper; killed by railroad disaster. Charles H. Bryant; wounded at Murfreesboro. Company C - Butler - James H. Dunklin; promoted. Wm. E. Dodson; killed at Kennesaw. Charles S. Linthicum. Company ? - Montgomery - John C. Norman; resigned. Charles Waller; wounded at Murfreesboro; resigned. Joseph Wilson. Company F - Covington - W. N. Brandon. Company I - Dale - W.E. Cooper; killed by railroad disaster. Needham Hughes; captured at Nashville. Company H - Butler - Thomas G. Pou; resigned. John F. Barganier; resigned. Wm. S. Sims; killed at Chickamauga. John Gamble; wounded at New Hope and Columbus. Company I "Zollilcoffer Avengers" - many men from Dale County Company K "Shorter Guards" - many men from Russell Countyshow more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 322g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514734354
  • 9781514734353

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"show more

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