30th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

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=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
 
=== Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin  ===
  
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
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The [http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/soldiers-and-Sailors-database.htm Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database] lists 2396 men on its roster for this unit.[http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers.htm?submitted=1&SDunitCode=CAL0030RI Roster].  
  
 
Companies by County:  
 
Companies by County:  
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*Company K - many men from [[Shelby County, Alabama#Military|Shelby County]] and [[Jefferson County, Alabama#Military|Jefferson County]]
 
*Company K - many men from [[Shelby County, Alabama#Military|Shelby County]] and [[Jefferson County, Alabama#Military|Jefferson County]]
  
The list of companies with their counties is found on [http://history-sites.com/~kjones/tracy.html#30th-Inf history-sites.com] web site.  
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The list of companies with their counties is found on [http://history-sites.com/~kjones/tracy.html#30th-Inf history-sites.com] web site.
  
 
=== Other Sources<br>  ===
 
=== Other Sources<br>  ===

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Contents

Brief History

30th Infantry Regiment was organized at Talladega, Alabama, in April, 1862. The men were raised in the counties of Shelby, Saint Clair, Calhoun, Talladega, Jefferson, Franklin, Clay, Randolph, and Coosa. The regiment surrendered with the Army of Tennessee in 1865.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 2396 men on its roster for this unit.Roster.

Companies by County:

The list of companies with their counties is found on history-sites.com web site.

Other Sources

  • Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier or sailor. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in 'Alabama in the Civil War' and 'United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865' (see below).
  • National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
  • Alabama in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Alabama, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
  • United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.itional information.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).