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Company E, 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:

LOOMIS, John Q., Capt.
CAMPBELL, R. M., Capt.
JULIAN, William Reese, Capt.
WHITING, Julian W., Capt.
ALSTON, Joseph J., 1st Lt.
WHITING, Julian W., 1st Lt.
ALSTON, Alfred A., 2nd Lt.
AUSTILL, Hurioseo, 2nd Lt.
DARGAN, Edmund P., 2nd Lt.
GOLDTHWAITE, Richard W., 2nd Lt.
GRAYSON, T. T., 2nd Lt.
HILL, John Thomas, 2nd Lt.
HOLTZCLAW, James Thadeus, 2nd Lt.
KEEN, William E. G., 2nd Lt.
KYLE, Osceola, 2nd Lt., Adj.
SIMPSON, Robert T., 2nd Lt.
TARLETON, Robert, 2nd Lt.

LANEY, Wilbur F., 1st Sgt.
McCONNAGHY, David, 1st Sgt.
YARBROUGH, George Washington, 1st Sgt.
BUCKLEY, George T., Sgt.
CONNAGHY, David, Orderly Sgt.
COX, Thomas C., Sgt.
DANIEL, John E., Sgt.
HORTON, Samuel J., Sgt.
NARRAMORE, George W., Sgt.

CANTRELL, Cornelius W., Cpl.
SKIPPER, William M., Cpl.
THORNHILL, Edward C., Cpl.

Privates:

ABSTON, John
ADAMS, James
ADAMS, Jessee R.
ADAMS, John W.
ADAMS, Samuel H.
ADAMS, Willism S.
ADAMSON, William
ADKINS, Harvey
ALLEN, John R. B.
ALLEN, Thomas
ARMSTRONG, James L.
AUSTIN, Thomas J.
AVERHEART, Thomas M.
BARLOW, Jessee F.
BARLOW, Mason
BATES, William T.
BERRYHILL, Alfred [Alford?]
BOOTHE, William H.
BROWN, George M.
CANARNY, James
CANNADY, William E.
CANTY, Thomas W. H.
CARROLL, Daniel
CHAMBLISS, David
CHURCHILL, Michael
COAKER, William J.
COKER, Thomas L.
CONN, Alexander
CONNER, William
COUSINS, William M.
COX, James W.
CUNNINGHAM, John T.
DARBY, Benjamin F.
DAVIS, Franklin J.
DAVIS, Sampson
DEAN, John L.
DOUGLAS, William
DUBOIS, Barent
DUBOIS, Samuel
EASLEY, Samuel
EDDINS, Peter R.
ELLIOTT, James M.
FARNELL, Elias J.
FLOYD, Henry M.
FLOYD, John W.
GILES, J. R.
GILES, John N.
HALL, Charles
HALL, James E.
HAMMOND, William M.
HANBY, George W.
HARRELL, George W.
HARWELL, Alfred B.
HARWELL, Casper J.
HENRY, Samuel B.
HERRICK, J.
HOLLY, Giles
HOOD, Stephen P.
HOUSTON, William S.
HUNTER, William A. J.
HUTCHINS, George T.
JOHNSON, Reuben
JONES, George W.
JONES, James S.
JONES, James S.
KEMP, Edward H.
KENNEDY, John J.
KENT, Elbert
KING, Hiram
KINSEY, John W.
LASSITER, Henry
LEE, Benjamin F.
LEONARD, Martin, Drummer
LEWIS, Miles G.
LITTLE, Jonas B.
LONG, John B.
LOWRY, James W.
McCLESKEY, William F.
McCRORY, Thomas M.
McCRORY, William M.
McDONALD, Thomas
McMILLAN, John R.
McMULLEN, James E.
McNEAL, James A.
McNEELY, David
McNEELY, Thomas J.
McYOUGH, Lemuel
MARRE, Andrew
MASSEY, Joseph
MIDDLETON, John
MIDDLETON, Martin Van Buren
MILLS, Charles
MINOR, Jesse
MORAN, Henry
MOTES, Patrick H.
MYRICK,
NOLAN, Michael
NUMMY, Joseph
ODEN, William W. W.
OSBORNE, Joseph, Drummer
PACE, John H.
PARKER, James Monroe
PARKS, Henry D.
PENNINGTON, William F.
POWERS, Felix F.
PRUITT, Henry H.
RACKLEY, Benjamin F.
ROBERSON, John W., Cpl.
ROBERSON, Samuel A.
ROBERSON, Thomas M.
ROGERS, John W.
ROGERS, William C.
ROPER, John T.
SANDERSON, Samuel
SCROGGINS, Henry J.
SEXTON, John H.
SIMMONS, Augustus A.
SKIPPER, Henry J.
SKIPPER, James H.
SLAY, John L.
SMITH, Andrew Jackson
STANTON, Benjamin F.
STRINGFELLOW, John W.
STUBBS, John F.
TALLY, John W. R.
TALLY, Timothy A.
TERRY, Horton
THOMAS, Gabriel, Musician
THOMPSON, Andrew J.
THOMPSON, Augustus H.
THOMPSON, Francis M.
THOMPSON, Thomas J.
THOMPSON, W. W.
TIPTON, William R.
TRAWICK, George A.
TRAWICK, Jesse
VINSON, William J.
WADE, Charles R.
WAITE, Andrew M.
WALKER, Charles
WARD, Hardy
WARD, James W.
WATSON, Archibald
WELDON, Simeon
WHEELIS, William C.
WILKERSON, John
WILLIAMS, G. T.
WILLIAMS, James D.
WILLIAMS, William W.
WILLIS, William B.
WOOD, Miles
YARBROUGH, Christopher Columbus
YOUNG, George W.
YOUNG, James M.


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