Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 34th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 34th Infantry Regiment

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The 34th Alabama Infantry was organized at Loachapoka on 15 April 1862. It was sent to Tupelo, MS, and was placed with the 24th and 28th Alabama regiments, and two South Carolina regiments, in General Arthur M. Manigault's Brigade, General Jones M. Wither's Division. It was with the main Army of Tennessee when it fought at Murfreesboro, and it sustained heavy casualties (11 killed and 77 wounded). At Chickamauga, the 34th again lost heavily, and at Missionary Ridge, a large number were captured. It continued throughout the war with the Army of Tennessee, participating in the Atlanta Campaign and the Carolinas Campaign. Just before the surrender, it was consolidated with the 28th and 34th Alabama regiments, with J. C. Carter of Montgomery as Colonel, Starke H. Oliver of Mobile as Lt. Col., and P. G. Wood of Dallas as Major. At the time of the surrender, near High Point, North Carolina, it was in Sharp's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division, Stephen D. Lee's Corps, and numbered about 125 men. Companies Of The AL 34th Infantry Regiment Co. A - Coosa and Montgomery - Thomas Mitchell; resigned. R.G. Welch; wounded at Chickamauga. Co. B - Coosa - John N. Slaughter; promoted. E.B. Wood; captured at Missionary Ridge. Lieut. M. Lambert commanded. Co. C - Coosa - Jas. M. Willis; resigned. W.G. Oliver; wounded at Jonesboro. Co. D - Tallapoosa - W.H. Holstein; wounded. Co. E - Tallapoosa - M.F. Fielder; resigned. John R. Colquitt; wounded at Atlanta. Co. F - Tallapoosa - J. Frank Ashurst; resigned. Henry J. Ricks. Co. G - Tallapoosa - .... Pinckard; resigned. J. Maxey Smith; wounded at Atlanta. Co. H - Montgomery - John C. Carter; promoted. Lieut. F.H. Cobb commanded. Co. I - Russell - J.B. Bickerstaff; killed at Murfreesboro. John S. Burch; wounded at Atlanta. Co. K - Russell - Henry M. Crowder; resigned. William Johnson; resigned. Joseph M. Simms.show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514745348
  • 9781514745342

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