Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 4th Infantry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 4th Infantry Regiment

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The Alabama 4th Infantry regiment was organized at Dalton, Georgia, May 2, 1861, and proceeded at once to Virginia. Mustered into service for twelve months at Lynchburg, May 7, it proceeded to Harper's Ferry. It soon after fell back to Winchester, where it became part of Gen. B. E. Bee's Brigade - of which the 2nd and 11th Mississippi, 1st Tennessee, and 6th North Carolina were the other regiments. Following Bee's death, the 4th served for a short time under Gen. W. H. T. Whiting, then was assigned to Law's Brigade which consisted of the Fourth, Fifteenth, Forty-fourth, Forty-seventh, and Forty-eight Alabama regiments. Battles of the AL 4th Infantry Regiment Malvern Hill 1 July 1862 Hazel River & Manassas Junction 22 August 1862 2nd Battle Of Manassas 30 August 1862 Chantilly 1 September 1862 Investment of Harper's Ferry Sharpsburg 17 September 1862 Fredricksburg 15 December 1862 Suffolk May 1863 Gettysburg 1863 Battle Mountain Chickamauga 19-20 September 1863 Brown's Ferry & Lookout Valley 27 October 1863 Knoxville 17 Nov.- 4 Dec. 1863 Bean's Station 14 December 1863 The Wilderness (5-7 May) Spottsylvania (8-18 May) Hanover Court House (30 May) 2nd Battle Of Cold Harbor (1-12 June) Petersburg Defense Deep Bottom (14-18 August) Fussell's Mill Appomattox. Companies Of The AL 4th Infantry Regiment Co. "A," Governor's Guard (Dallas County) -- Thomas J. Goldsby (promoted); Reuben Vaughan Kidd (KIA, Chickamauga); Jason M. West (wounded, Hanover Junction) Co. "B" (Macon County) -- Thomas B. Dryer (dropped, 21 April 1862); E. Jones Glass (resigned, 10 March 1863); Bayless C. Brown (KIA, The Wilderness) Co. "C" (Dallas County) -- N. H. R. Dawson (dropped, 21 April 1862); Alfred C. Price (KIA, Gaines' Mill [died, 7 July 1862]); Major D. Sterrett (wounded, Malvern Hill; retired, 24 Jan 1863); Frank C. Robbins (wounded, 1st Cold Harbor, Knoxville; captured, Knoxville) Co. "D," Canebrake Rifle Guards (Perry and Marengo counties) -- Richard Clarke (dropped, 21 April 1862); Thomas K. Coleman (promoted); James Taylor Jones (wounded, The Wilderness) Co. "E," Conecuh Guards (Conecuh County) -- Pinckney Downie Bowles (promoted, 22 Aug 1862); William Lee (KIA, Malvern Hill); James W. Darley (wounded, The Wilderness); Archibald D. McInnis Co. "F" (Madison County) -- Gustavus B. Martin (KIA, Seven Pines); W. W. Leftwich (KIA, Gettysburg); James H. Brown (wounded, The Wilderness) Co. "G," Marion Light Infantry (Perry County) -- Porter King (dropped, 21 April 1862); William Mack Robbins (promoted, 3 Oct 1863); Henry H. Moseley (wounded, Knoxville, and captured); Martin T. Billingsley (KIA, Chickamauga) Co. "H," Lauderdale Volunteer Dragoons (Lauderdale County) -- Robert McFarland (dropped, 21 April 1862); Hesley Armistead (KIA, 1st Cold Harbor); William F. Karsner Co. "I," North Alabamians (Madison County) -- Edward Dorr Tracy (transferred to 12th AL Regt; promoted); Lawrence Houston Scruggs (wounded, Malvern Hill, Sharpsburg; promoted, 30 Sept 1862); Watkins Harris (dropped, 6 June 1864) Co. "K," Larkinsville Guards (Jackson County) -- Lewis E. Lindsay (KIA, 1st Manassas); John D. Ogilvie (died in service, 27 April 1864); James H. Young (declined, 21 April 1862); W. H. Robinson (wounded, 1st Cold Harbor, and retired); James Sullivan (KIA, Sharpsburg); James H. Keith (KIA, Fredericksburg); William H. Robinson (resigned, 28 July 1861); A. C. Murray (resigned, 28 July 1861); Robert P. Jones (retired, 24 Feb 1865)
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  • English
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  • 1514248654
  • 9781514248652