Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 7th Cavalry Regiment

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 7th Cavalry Regiment

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The Alabama 7th Cavalry regiment was organized at Newbern, 22 July 1863, raised as part of the brigade of General James H. Clanton. Ordered to Pollard, the regiment remained in that vicinity for nearly a year under the command of Gen. Clanton. The regiment served in the vicinity of Mobile and Pensacola before reporting to Forrest at Corinth in September 1864. The Seventh participated in the Johnsonville Expedition and the Nashville Campaign. On the last day of the Battle of Nashville, the Seventh held back the U.S. cavalry at Brentwood and was then part of the rearguard for the duration of the retreat. Only sixty-four men reached Corinth. Companies Of The AL 7th Cavalry Regiment Recruits came from Greene, Montgomery, Pickens, Randolph, and Shelby counties. Company A - Randolph -- F. C. Randolph; promoted. W. F. M'clintock. Company B - Montgomery -- E. D. Ledyard. Company C - Montgomery -- Britton C. Tarver. Company D - (Cadets) -- Charles P. Storrs; wounded at Columbia. Company E - Shelby -- L. H. Mottier. Company F - Montgomery -- A. H. Bright. Company G - Randolph -- O. P. Knight. Company H - Pickens -- S. V. Ferguson. Company I - Greene -- D. P. Scarborough. Company K - Montgomery -- Dalton Yancey.show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 13.21mm | 403.7g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514272709
  • 9781514272701

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