Company C, 2nd Alabama Light Artillery Battalion

The 2nd Alabama Light Artillery Battalion, Companies “A”-”F”, was formed at Mobile in January 1862, with five companies later reduced to three. It was attached to the Department of the Gulf, and after January, 1864, the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana. The unit was stationed at or near Mobile throughout the war and participated in the conflicts at Forts Gaines and Morgan, Spanish Fort, and Fort Blakely. With 64 officers and men, it surrendered on 4 May 1865.

The company was organized and mustered into Confederate service on 1 November 1861. Attached to the command of Brig. Gen’l Louis Hebert, the company saw service in Vicksburg and surrendered with the army on 4 July 1863, where they were also paroled. Ultimately stationed at Mobile, they were surrendered at the close of the war by Lt. Gen’l Richard Taylor at Citronelle, AL, on 4 May 1865.

Officers:

S[C]LATER, John R., Capt.
HAYNIE, John D., Capt.
NORMAN, H. T., Capt.
ALLEN, Thomas B., 1st Lt.
CLEVELAND, John G., Sr.1st Lt.
EMANUEL, Thomas K., 1st Lt., Capt.
MORRIS, James P., Sr.2nd Lt.

CLEVELAND, Joe A., 1st Sgt.
TOOMER, Benjamin H., 1st Sgt.
ALVAREZ, Thomas V., Sgt.
BROOKS, James B., Sgt.
CLEVELAND, G. Huggins, Sgt.
GORTMAN, George W., Sgt.
HALL, Howard, QM Sgt.
JONES, Henry H., Sgt.
LACOSTE, Fernando O., Sgt.
McCOY, C. Dellinger, QM Sgt.
SMITH, George P., Sgt.
TAYLOR, James P., Sgt.

BROOKS, James M., Cpl.
CHASTANG, Cyrus, Cpl.
CREEL, Richard, Cpl. (also in Co. “A”)
DEMONY, Charles O., Cpl.
DUFF, John A., Cpl.
HENRY, John, Cpl.
HOLLAND, William A., Cpl.
MURRAY, William, Cpl.
POE, George M., Cpl.
ROGERS, Andrew J., Cpl.

Privates:

ALVOREZ, H.
ANDERSON, John W.
BAKER, John
BECK, W. G.
BEXLEY, W. M.
BILES, John H.
BLACKWELL, Frank
BLACKWELL, Jacob
BOLLS, Joseph
BOYD, Mathew B.
BRAME, W. M.
BRENNON, James
BYRD, William S.
CAMPBELL, John
CHASTANG, W. H.
CHINN, Alonzo C. (also in Co. “A”)
COLEBACK, George, W.
CONNOR, David (also in Co. “A”)
COOK, H. P.
CULPEPPER, Daniel C.
DAVIS, Elisha G.
DAVIS, Joseph
DAY, John W.
DEMENT, William J.
DUNN, Michael
DUNN, William A. (also in Co. “A”)
ECKSTEIN, George
ELLIS, James B.
EUBANKS, Charles P. (also in Co. “A”)
EUBANKS, John F.
EUBANKS, Stephen P.
EUBANKS, Thomas J. (also in Co. “A”)
EUBANKS, William F.
EVANS, J. T.
FAIRLEY, Archibald G.
FIELDS, Robert
GEDDIE, Alexander
GIBSON, James H.
GLEASON, Thomas
GORTMAN, Edward
GORTMAN, John
GRAHAM, Mathew
GRIFFIN, Rufus
GRIMES, James
HAMILTON, Stephen M.
HAMMOND, Travis
HARRELL, Bailey
HELD, George
HENDRY, Thomas G. M.
HERBERT, John
HERRIN, Lemuel
HOLLINGER, Adam C.
HOOD, Colin
HOOKER, Daniel
HUDGINS, Joseph
HUGGINS, A., jr.
HULEN, Edward
HUMMELL, George
HUNT, James
HUTCHISON, Samuel L.
HYER, Hans, Musician
JACQUOT, Joseph N.
JOHNSON, Thomas
JONES, Godfrey L.
JONES, William P.
KERNE, Joseph
KIDD, William
KINNEY, Patrick (also in Co. “A”)
KINNEY, Thomas
LACOSTE, Augustine
LACOSTE, Hicklin
LANDRUM, Thomas S.
LANDRUM, William H.
LANDRUM, William P.
LAVINGHOUSE, Samuel
LAW, James C.
LESTER, Alexander M.
LETFORD, John
LLOYD, Francis G.
LOFTON, Joseph
LOPER, Asbury
McDONALD, James (also in Co. “A”)
MACKEN, James B.
MAHONEY, Dennis
MALONE, Andrew
MEIER, Henry
NEEMAN, Francis
NOBLES, John S.
NOBLES, Josiah
ODOM, Allen
OSBORN, George
OVERSTREET, John E.
PEAKE, Edward W.
PRINE, Arthur
RIVES, James M.
ROBINSON, William
ROGERS, Joseph
RUSSELL, Henry C., Musician
RYON, John
SANCHEZ, Francisco P., Artificer
SCAMMELL, William
SHOEMAKE, Stephen G.
SMIDT, John
SMITH, Asbury
SMITH, Daniel
SMITH, James
SMITH, Jesse
SMITH, John, jr.
SMITH, W. R.
SOFTEN, Joseph
STEEL, John E.
STEPHENS, Durand
STROTHER, George W.
SUMRALL, Calvin G.
SUMRALL, Henry A.
SWINNEY, William
TYRRELL, Thomas
VANFOSSEN, C. H.
WALKER, William
WARD, John A.
WHEELER, James P.
WILLIAMS, James
WILLIAMS, John, jr.
WINDHAM, Henry W.



MLA Source Citation:

AccessGenealogy, Alabama Civil War Muster Rolls. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 27 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/alabama/company-c-2nd-alabama-light-artillery-battalion.htm - Last updated on Mar 26th, 2013


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