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Company D, 1st Battalion, Alabama Artillery

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The 1st Alabama Artillery Battalion, Companies “A”-“F”, was recruited in Mobile, Montgomery, Selma, and Eufaula, part of the “Army of Alabama,” and it was organized about the 1st of February 1861, at Fort Morgan. In the spring, the command was transferred to the Confederate government as “regulars”. Stationed at Fort Morgan and its dependencies, the battalion attained a high degree of discipline, insomuch that Union Gen’l Granger pronounced it the most perfect body of either army. Detachments of it manned the heavy artillery at Forts Gaines and Powell and rendered effective service. During the terrific bombardment of Fort Morgan, August, 1864, the battalion, “moved by no weak fears,” handled the guns until they were all knocked out of position, losing 150 k and w of about 500 engaged. The men were taken to Elmira, New York, where fully half died of smallpox (officers were taken to Fort Warren.) A small detachment, not captured, continued the fight at Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely. A small number moved to Choctaw Bluff in March 1865 and were included in the surrender of the Dept. of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana.

The following muster roll was provided by Ken Jones for use in our database. Copyright 2004 by Ken Jones.

Officers:

LAW, Junius A., Capt.
CAMPBELL, Robert M., 1st Lt., Capt.
FERGUSON, Frederick S., 1st Lt.
LEVERETT, Simson, 1st Lt. )
SIMPSON, R. T., 1st Lt.
BATTLE, John M., 2nd Lt.
BOND, John Frank, 2nd Lt., 1st Lt.
EVINS, Thomas J., 2nd Lt.
FERGUSON, Frederick S., 2nd Lt.
HOOPER, W. deB., 2nd Lt., CSA
SMITH, Napoleon J., 2nd Lt.

BROWN, George, 1st Sgt.
CLEARY, John, 1st Sgt.
BEDELL, George W., Sgt.
BURKE, Patrick, Sgt.
COBURN, Stanley D., Sgt.
DAKIN, William, Ordinance Sgt.
PHELPS, William N., Sgt.
SCURLOCK, William P., Sgt.
STONE, A. M., Sgt.

DAVIS, Henry C., Cpl.
KEMP, James W., Cpl.
RODGERS, James C., Cpl.
THOMPSON, Henry, Cpl.
WILSON, LeGrande, Cpl.

Privates:

ACRE, Alfred
ADAMS, Darling
ADAMSON, Pinkney Jackson
BELL, S. W.
BESLEY, John
BEST, George M.
BOYNTON, W. M.
BRADFORD, James
BROADIS, H. M.
BROWNING, J.
BURNETT, William R.
BURNS, Hugh
CAHOON, W. H.
CHAPMAN, George W.
COKER, Jackson
COKER, John
COKER, Thomas J.
CONWAY, Terence
COOK, Joseph D.
COOK, William C.
COURTNEY, Anthony
CREEL, John
DANIELS, William
DARWIN, Pendleton G.
DAVIS, George W., Drummer
DUNN, Jessie
DUNN, John A.
ELKINS, Andrew
FLOWERS, David
FOLEY, Michael
FULLER, William H.
GARRETT, James W.
GIBSON, Jesse S.
GILBERT, Francis
GILBERT, John
GOODWIN, J. M.
GOODWIN, M.
GOODWIN, William W.
GUY, John W.
HALL, C. J.
HALLEY, Milton
HALLIDAY, Robert
HAMILTON, George
HARMON, B. M.
HARRISON, Edward
HARRISON, Samuel
HARRISON, William H.
HARVEY, George
HERBERT, Thornton T.
HIGGINS, Patrick
HINSON, Edwin A.
HINSON, G. A.
HUGHES, James, Drummer
HURCUM, James
JACKSON, George W.
KELLY, James
KELLY, L.
KIMBRO, John R.
KING, Hiram
LAWRENCE, Charles H.
LEE, William
LUCY, John
LUMSFORD, G. S. H.
LUMSFORD, J. L.
LUNDSFORD, L. H.
LUNSFORD, James Pierce
MAGNER, William
MALONEY, Patrick
MANNING, Thomas
MARSH, Frank
MARSHALL, Benjamin
McCLUSKEY, James
McELWAIN, Thomas
McGOUGH, John R.
McKEE, Thomas
McTOLEY, ? ?
MEEHAN, John
MICHALS, J. M.
MONTGOMERY, S. M.
MOORE, James
MOORE, John
MORGAN, B. W.
MOTHERSHED, J. A.
MOUNTAIN, Julius
MULCHIN, Andrew
MURPHY, Jeremiah
MURPHY, John
NICHOLS, John W.
NOLAN, John
O’NEILL, James
O’NEILL, Patrick
O’NEIL[L], William H.
PAYNE, John
PFEIFER, Joseph
POLSTON, James W.
POLSTON, William J.
PYRON, Joseph
RAFFERTY, James
REILLY, James
REILLY, Thomas
RHODES, J. W.
RHODES, W. T.
RICE, Patrick
ROBINSON, John J.
RYAN, John
RYDER, Charles
SAUNDERS, James, Drummer
SCHUMM, Theodore
SCURLOCK, Sampson
SHAY, Thomas
SHEEHAN, John
SHEEHAN, John D.
SILVER, William
SMALLWOOD, John D.
SMALLWOOD, William
SMITH, John W.
SMITH, Thomas
SODON, Thomas
SORRELL, James
SPANGENBERG, Ch. A.
SQUIRES, John
STRIBLING, John
STRICKLAND, Joseph W.
TAYLOR, Abner R.
TAYLOR, Benjamin F.
THOMPSON, J. W.
TURNER, John M.
TURNER, W. M.
TURNER, William A.
WALKER, James A.
WALL, John
WALSH, Edward
WALSH, John (also in Co. “A”)
WALSH, William
WALTERS, John
WARD, James
WATERS, H. J.
WATERS, N. C.
WATKINS, John
WHITE, James
WILLIS, J. M.
WILSON, James
WIMBERLY, W. B.
WOODALL, William W.
WOODS, James
WORTHINGTON, John L.


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