Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 3rd Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 3rd Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 3rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Montgomery, April 1861, and was the first Alabama command that went to Virginia. Mustered into service at Lynchburg, May 4, the regiment was ordered to Norfolk. Of 1651 names on its roll, about 260 perished in battle, 119 died in the service, and 605 were discharged or transferred. Battles May 31 - June 1, 1862 - Seven Pines/ Fairoaks Virginia June 27, 1862 - Seven Day Battles - Mechanicsville - Cold Harbor Virginia June 26, 1862 - Mechanicsville or Beaver Dam Creek or Ellison's Mills Virginia June 27, 1862 - Gaines Mill or Cold Harbor or Chickahominy Virginia June 30, 1862 - Battle of Glendale or Nelson's Farm or Frazier's Farm or Charles City Crossroads or New Market Crossroads or Willis Church Virginia July 1, 1862 - Malvern Hill or Crew's Farm or Poindexter's Farm Virginia September 14, 1862 - Battle of Boonesboro or South Mountain Maryland September 16 & 17, 1862 - Battle of Sharpsburg Maryland September 20, 1862 - Action, Sheperdstown Ford West Virginia December 14, 1862 - Battle of 1st Fredericksburg Virginia May 24, 1863 - Battle of Chancellorsville Virginia June 13, 1863 - Battle Martinsburg Virginia July 1, 3, 1863 - Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania October 12, 1863 - Warrenton Springs Virginia November 15, 1863 - Battle of Morton's Ford Virginia November 27-30, 1863 - Mine Run Virginia May 5 & 6, 1864 - Wilderness Virginia May 10, 12, 16, 1864 - Spotsylvania Virginia May 28, June 2, 3, 1884 - Richmond Virginia July 12, 1864 - Washington City D. C. July 18, 1864 - Snickers Gap Virginia August 22, 1864 - Harper's Ferry Virginia August 31, 1864 - Martinsburg Virginia September 19, 1864 - Winchester Virginia September 19, 1864 - Fisher's Hill Virginia September 25, 1864 - Reede's Hill Virginia October 19, 1864 - Battle of Cedar Creek or Middletown or Bell Grove Virginia March 23rd to April 9, 1865 - Appomattox Campaign April 6, 1865 - Engagement at Sailor's Creek Virginia April 9, 1865 - Engagement at Clover Hill, Appomattox Courthouse Virginia April 9, 1865 - Surrender at Appomattox Courthouse Virginia Co. "A," Mobile Cadets (Mobile): Robert M. Sands (promoted); Thomas Casey Witherspoon (wounded, Sharpsburg, and captured) Co. "B" (Mobile): William H. Hartwell (resigned, 26 April 62); John R. Simpson (wounded, Sharpsburg; resigned, 26 Jan 63); Arthur F. Robbins (wounded) Co. "C," Tuskegee Light Infantry (Macon): William G. Swanson (dropped, 1 May 62); Robert L. Mayes (KIA, Seven Pines); Charles J. Bryan (wounded, Malvern Hill; resigned, 10 June 63); William Thomas Bilbro (KIA, Spotsylvania); Timothy Alexander Etheridge (wounded) Co. "D," Southern Rifles (Macon): Richard H. Powell (promoted); Edward Troup Randall (wounded, Chancellorsville; retired, 13 May 64); John R. McGowan (wounded, Spotsylvania; retired, 30 Jan 65) Co. "E," Washington Light Infantry (Mobile): Archibald Gracie (promoted); John W. Chester (wounded, Seven Pines; mortally wounded, Winchester); John T. Huggins Co. "F" (Montgomery): F. Winston Hunter (resigned, 31 Oct 64); Watkins Phelan (wounded, Seven Pines; KIA, Petersburg); Wade A. McBryde Co. "G," Montgomery Free Blues (Montgomery): William G. Andrews (resigned, 13 Aug 61) [Part of this company transferred to artillery at the end of 1 year; apparently part of Co. "H" was transferred to fill this vacancy in Co. "G"] Co. "H" (Lowndes): Malachi Ford Bonham (wounded, Gettysburg, Winchester); Cornelius Robinson (resigned, 26 Sept 61) Co. "I" ( Coosa and Autauga): Edward S. Ready (wounded, Seven Pines, Boonsboro and captured there; detached and promoted); Louis H. Hill (resigned); Benjamin F. K. Melton Co. "K" (Mobile): Louis T. Woodruff (promoted to Lt. Col., 36th AL, 8 May 62); John K. Hoyt (resigned, 4 Nov 63); George H. Dunlap Co. "L," Dixie Eagles (Macon, 1862): J. W. D. Jelks; Richard W. H. Kennon; Francis M. Germany (wounded, Gettysburg; retired); Robert T. Rutherfordshow more

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  • Paperback | 306 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.53mm | 530.7g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 151422223X
  • 9781514222232