Alabama Civil War Confederate Infantry Units

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The information in this list of Alabama Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). That web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.


Units 1st through 5th

  • 1st Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    1st Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Pensacola, Florida, in March, 1861. The men were from the counties of Tallapoosa, Pike, Lowndes, Wilcox, Talladega, Barbour, and Macon.
  • 1st Regiment, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi Infantry
    1st Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi Infantry Regiment was organized in December, 1861. It was composed of four Alabama, four Tennessee, and two Mississippi companies. The unit served in the Western Department and was captured in April, 1862, at Island No. 10. After being exchanged the four Tennessee companies merged into the 42nd Tennessee Regiment.
  • 2nd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    2nd Infantry Regiment [also called Magnolia Regiment] was organized at Fort Morgan, Alabama, during April, 1861. Its members were raised in Calhoun, Pickens, Franklin, Monroe, Clarke, Mobile, and Jackson counties. The regiment formed the garrison at Fort Morgan, serving as infantry and artillery, until March, 1862, when it was ordered to Fort Pillow in Tennessee. Here it disbanded because its term of service had expired.
  • 3rd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    3rd Infantry Regiment was organized by Colonel J.M. Withers in April, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama. Men of this unit were recruited in the cities of Mobile and Montgomery, and the counties of Man, Lowndes, Coosa, and Autuaga.
  • 4th Battalion, Alabama Infantry
    16th Infantry Battalion, [also called 4th; also numbered 15th] formerly Clifton's 4th or 10th Battalion, was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, during the spring of 1862.During February, 1863, it merged into the 55th Alabama Regiment.
  • 4th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    4th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Dalton, Georgia, in May 1861. The men were recruited in Dallas, Madison, Macon, Lauderdale, Jackson, Marengo, Perry, and Conecuh counties.
  • 5th Battalion, Alabama Infantry Volunteers (Blount's)
    9th Infantry Battalion [also called 5th Battalion] was organized at Newbern, Alabama, in November, 1861.After the fight at Hoover's Gap, two additional companies were assigned, and the 58th Alabama Regiment was formed.
  • 5th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    5th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Montgomery, Alabama, in May, 1861, Its companies were from the counties of Barbour, Clarke, Lowndes, Talladega, Dallas, Sumter, Monroe, Greene, and Pickens.

Units 6th through 14th

  • 6th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    6th Infantry Regiment, about 1,400 strong, was organized at Montgomery, Alabama, in May, 1861. Its twelve companies were recruited in the counties of Montgomery, Jackson, Autuaga, Lowndes, Russell, Macon, Henry, and Wilson
    it was included in the surrender of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
  • 7th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    7th Infantry Regiment, organized at Pensacola, Florida, in May, 1861, contained eight infantry and two mounted companies. Its members were from the counties of Calhoun, Madison, Chambers, Cherokee, Butler, Pike, Barbour, Jackson, Wilcox, Lauderdale, Dallas, Montgomery, and Autauga.Ordered to Corinth, the regiment disbanded prior to the Battle of Shiloh, as the time of service of most of the companies expired in April, 1862. The two mounted companies from Autauga and Lauderdale retained their organization and fought in the battle, then became part of the 53rd Alabama Cavalry.
  • 8th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    8th Infantry Regiment, the first Confederate regiment to be enlisted for the war, was organized at Montgomery, Alabama, in May, 1861. Its members were recruited in Mobile, Perry, Dallas, Butler, and Coosa counties.
  • 9th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    9th Infantry Regiment, organized at Richmond, Virginia, during May, 1861, contained men recruited in the counties of Mobile, Jackson, Marshall, Morgan, Lauderdale, Limestone, Greene, Sumter, Butler, and Calhoun. On April 9, 1865, it surrendered .
  • 10th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    10th Infantry Regiment was formed in June, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama, and moved to Virginia a month later. The men were raised in the counties of Saint Clair, Jefferson, Shelby, De Kalb, Calhoun, and Talladega.
  • 11th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    11th Infantry Regiment was formed at Lynchburg, Virginia, in June, 1861, and totalled 972 men. They were from Marengo, Greene, Bibb, Washington, Perry, Clarke, Fayette, Pickens, and Tuscaloosa counties.surrender on April 9, 1865
  • 12th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    12th Infantry Regiment was formed at Richmond, Virginia, in July, 1861. Its members were from Montgomery and Mobile, and the counties of Coosa, Pike, Coffee, De Kalb, Macon, Jackson, and Morgan.
  • 13th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    13th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in July, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama. Men of this unit were from the counties of Coosa, Wilcox, Macon, Butler, Talladega, Montgomery, Randolph, Elmore, and Tallapoosa. It surrendered on April 9, 1865.
  • 14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    14th Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, Alabama, in July, 1861, with men from Montgomery and Auburn, and the counties of Chambers, Jackson, Randolph, and Tallapoosa.

Units 15th through 24th

  • 15th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    15th Infantry Regiment was organized in August, 1861, at Fort Mitchell, Alabama. The men were recruited in Barbour, Russell, Dale, Henry, Macon, and Pike counties.
  • 16th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    16th Infantry Regiment, assembled at Courtland, Alabama, in August, 1861, contained men from Russell, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Franklin, Cherokee, and Marion counties. On April 26, 1865, about 50 officers and men surrendered.
  • 17th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    17th Infantry Regiment was organized at Montgomery, Alabama, in August, 1861, with men from Coosa, Lowndes, Montgomery, Pike, Randolph, Monroe, Butler, and Russell counties. surrendered in April, 1865
  • 18th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    18th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in September, 1861, at Auburn, Alabama. The men were recruited in the counties of Coffee, Pike, Coosa, Butler, Jefferson, Tuscaloosa, Shelby, Talladega, and Covington.The unit was included in the surrender of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.
  • 19th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    19th Infantry Regiment, organized at Huntsville, Alabama, in August, 1861, contained men from Blount, Cherokee, Pickens, Coosa, Chilton, and Jefferson counties. Only 76 men were present when it surrendered.
  • 20th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    20th Infantry Regiment completed its organization in September, 1861, at Montgomery, Alabama. The men were recruited in the counties of Jefferson, Greene, Bibb, Perry, Dallas, Hale, Tuscaloosa, Washington, and Russell. was captured on July 4, 1863, when Vicksburg fell. Exchanged and reorganized, the 20th was placed in General Pettus' Brigade, Army of Tennessee.
  • 21st Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    21st Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, Alabama, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in Mobile and the counties of Washington, Marengo, Baldwin, Montgomery, and Greene. surrendered on May 6, 1865,
  • 22nd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    22nd Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Montogmery, Alabama, in November, 1861. Its companies were raised in the counties of Walker, Clarke, Cherokee, Mobile, Pike, Choctaw, Montgomery, Calhoun, and Randolph. Later the 22nd was attached to Deas', G.D. Johnston's, and Brantley's Brigade, Army of Tennessee. The regiment was included in the surrender on April 26, 1865.
  • 23rd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    23rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Montogomery, Alabama, in November, 1861. Men of this unit were drawn from the counties of Wilcox, Macon, Monroe, Clarke, Conecuh, Marengo, Lowndes, Baldwin, and Choctaw. surrendered in April 1865
  • 24th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    24th Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, Alabama, in August, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Mobile, Shelby, Pickens, Clarke, and Talladega. surrendered in April, 1865

Units 25th through 34th

  • 25th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    25th Infantry Regiment was formed at Mobile, Alabama, in December, 1861, by consolidating the 1st and 6th (McClellan's) Alabama Infantry Battalions. The men were from the counties of Saint Clair, Talladega, Pickens, Shelby, Calhoun, Randolph, Coffee, and Pike. It surrendered with 70 officers and men.
  • 26th Regiment, Alabama Infantry (O'Neal's)
    26th Infantry Regiment was formed at Tuscumbia, Alabama, in December, 1861, using the seven company 3rd Alabama Infantry Battalion as its nucleus. The men were from Walker, Winston, Tuscaloosa, Marion, and Fayette counties.surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 27th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    27th Infantry Regiment was organized in December, 1861, at Fort Heimen, Tennessee. Its companies were recruited in Franklin, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Mobile, Madison, and Morgan counties. Only a remnant surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 28th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    28th Infantry Regiment, formed at Shelby Springs, Alabama, in March, 1862, contained men from Perry, Blount, Marshall, Jefferson, Walker, and Dallas counties. surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 29th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    29th Infantry Regiment was formed at Pensacola, Florida, in February, 1862. This unit was organized by adding two companies to the 4th Alabama Infantry Battalion which had been assembled at Montgomery. Its members were recruited in the counties of Blount, Shelby, Talladega, Barbour, Russell, Montgomery, Bibb, and Conecuh, surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 30th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    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. surrendered with the Army of Tennessee in 1865
  • 31st Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    31st Infantry Regiment was organized at Talladega, Alabama, in April, 1862, and soon moved to Tennessee. It recruited its men in the counties of Cherokee, Shelby, Talladega, Randolph, Montgomery, and Calhoun. surrendered in April 1865
  • 32nd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    32nd Infantry Regiment was assembled at Mobile, Alabama, in April 1862, with companies recruited in the counties of Clarke, Wilcox, Washington, Baldwin, Tuscaloosa, Monroe, Fayette, and Mobile.in November, 1863, was consolidated with the 58th Alabama Regiment. surrendered on May 4, 1865.
  • 33rd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    33rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Pensacola, Florida, in April, 1862. Its members were raised in Coffee, Butler, Dale, Montgomery, and Covington counties. 18th Battalion Partisan Rangers, formerly Gunter's 1st Battalion, was organized during the summer of 1862 in Jackson County In November it was dismounted by consent and called Gibson's and 18th or 21st Battalion, then was attached to the 33rd Alabama Regiment
  • 34th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    34th Infantry Regiment, organized at Loachapoka, Alabama, in April, 1862, contained men from Montgomery and the counties of Tallapoosa, Coosa, and Russell.surrendered on April 26, 1865.

Units 35th through 44th

  • 35th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    35th Infantry Regiment was formed at La Grange, Alabama, in April, 1862, with men from Lauderdale, Franklin, Limestone, Madison, and Lawrence counties.surrendered in April, 1865
  • 36th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    36th Infantry Regiment was organized at Mount Vernon, Alabama, in May, 1862, with men from Mobile, Tuscaloosa, Greene, Fayette, Sumter, and Monroe counties.included in the surrender on May 4, 1865.
  • 37th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    37th Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, Alabama, during the spring of 1862. Its members were recruited in the counties of Tallapoosa, Pike, Henry, Macon, Barbour, Chambers, and Russell. surrendered in April, 1865
  • 38th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    38th Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, Alabama, in May, 1862, and remained there until February, 1863. Men of this command were raised in the counties of Clarke, Washington, Conecuh, Mobile, Wilcox, and Fayette. surrendered on May 4, 1865.
  • 39th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    39th Infantry Regiment was formed in May, 1862, at Opelika, Alabama. Its members were drawn from Pike, Barbour, Henry, Walker, and Russell counties. On April 26,1865 surrendered.
  • 40th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    40th Infantry Regiment, organized at Mobile, Alabama, in May, 1862, recruited its companies in Perry, Sumter, Morgan, Covington, Pickens, Colbert, Mobile, and Choctaw counties.surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 41st Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    41st Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in May, 1862. Members of this unit were raised in the counties of Pickens, Blount, Tuscaloosa, Perry, Greene, Washington, and Fayette.it surrendered with 14 officers and 84 men.
  • 42nd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    42nd Infantry Regiment was assembled during May, 1862, at Columbus, Mississippi. It was principally a reorganization of other regiments whos twelve month term of service was complete. Some of the men had served in the 2nd Alabama Regiment. Its members were from the counties of Monroe, Pickens, Wilcox, Mobile, Conecuh, Fayette, Talladega, and Marion.On July 4, 1863, the regiment was captured. Exchanged and reorganized, it was attached to A.Baker's, Gibson's, Brantley's Brigade,
  • 43rd Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    43rd Infantry Regiment was organized at Mobile, Alabama, in May, 1862, and immediately moved to Tennessee. The men were recruited in the counties of Marengo, Greene, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Jefferson, and Mobile.
  • 44th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    44th Infantry Regiment was organized at Selma, Alabama, in May, 1862, and reached Richmond, Virginia, on July 1. Its companies were raised in the counties of Lowndes, Dallas, De Kalb, Shelby, Wilcox, Bibb, Randolph, and Calhoun.The unit surrendered

Units 45th through 54th

  • 45th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    45th Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, Alabama, in may, 1862. Companies that made up the unit were from the counties of Barbour, Randolph, Lowndes, Macon, and Russell. Only a remnant surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 46th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    46th Infantry Regiment, organized at Loachapoka, Alabama, in May, 1862, contained men from Randolph, Pike, Blount, Coosa, Macon, Montgomery, and Henry counties. captured at Vicksburg on July 4, 1863. Exchanged and reorganized, the 46th was attached to General Pettus' Brigade surrendered with no more than 75 in April
  • 47th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    47th Infantry Regiment completed its organization at Loachapoka, Alabama, in May, 1862, and moved to Virginia in June. Most of its members were drawn from Chambers, Tallapoosa, Cherokee, and Coosa counties. The unit surrendered
  • 48th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    48th Infantry Regiment was formed at Auburn, Alabama, in May, 1862, . Its companies were recruited in the counties of Jackson, De Kalb, Cherokee, Marshall, Blount, Colbert, and Calhoun. The unit surrendered
  • 49th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    49th Infantry Regiment [also called 52nd Regiment] was organized at Nashville, Tennessee, in February, 1862. Originally mustered into service as the 31st (Hale's) Alabama Infantry, its designation was changed to 49th during the spring of 1863. The men were recruited in the counties of De Kalb, Jackson, Marshall, Madison, Limestone, Lawrence, Colbert, Lauderdale, Blount, and Morgan.Only a remnant surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 50th Regiment, Alabama Infantry50th Infantry Regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in March, 1862, by consolidating the 2nd and 5th (Golladay's) Alabama Infantry Battalions which were recently recruited. Originally mustered into Confederate service as the 26th (Coltart's) Regiment, its designation was changed to 50th in June, 1863. The men were raised in the counties of Calhoun, Jackson, Lauderdale, Blount, Limestone, Walker, Fayette, and Tuscaloosa. Few surrendered in April, 1865.
  • 54th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    54th Infantry Regiment [also called 50th Regiment] was organized in October, 1862, by adding four Alabama companies of Walker's 5th Confederate Regiment to the 4th Confederate Regiment. Its members were from Coffee, Macon, Choctaw, Limestone, Blount, Morgan, and De Kalb counties.surrender on April 25, 1865.

Units 55th through 92nd

  • 55th Regiment, Alabama Infantry Volunteers
    55th Infantry Regiment, organized at Port Hudson, Louisiana, contained 900 veterans. It was formed by consolidating Norwood's 6th and Snodgrass' 16th Alabama Infantry Battalions. The men were from Madison, Cherokee, Calhoun, Jackson, and Marshall counties.
    It surrendered on April 26, 1865.
  • 58th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    58th Infantry Regiment [also called 54th Regiment] was organized at Troy, Alabama, in March, 1863, with men from Pike, Barbour, Dale, Coffee, and Henry counties.Only a remnant surrendered in April, 1865
  • 59th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    59th Infantry Regiment was organized in November, 1863, at Charleston, Tennessee, from the 2nd and 4th Battalions, Hilliard's Alabama Legion. Its companies were from the counties of Randolph, Autauga, Pike, Tallapossa, Dale, Coosa, Barbour, and Butler. it surrendered with 9 officers and 101 men.
  • 60th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    The 60th Infantry regiment was formed at Charleston, Tennessee, in November, 1863. Ten companies from the 1st and 3rd Battalions, Hilliard's Alabama Legion made up the unit. Its members were from the counties of Coosa, Montgomery, Chambers, Lowndes, Butler, Pike, and Henry.
  • 65th Regiment, Alabama Infantry
    4th Reserve Regiment [also called 65th Regiment] was organized at Mobile, Alabama, during the fall of 1864 by consolidating the 1st, 3rd, and 4th Alabama Reserve Battalions. The men, between the ages of sixteen and eighteen, were from Mobile and the counties of Conecuh, Macon, Coosa, and Dale. remaining members were included in the surrender

Units A through Z

  • Brady's Alabama Infantry
    "Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.