4th Alabama Volunteer Regiment - Muster Rolls - Officers

 

Company "E" - "Conecuh Guards"

 

This information (including sources) was obtained from "Muster Rolls, 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment , Co. "E" (Conecuh Guards)" website - http://www.history-sites.com/~kjones/4emstr.html - done by Ken Jones. He has graciously allowed us to use this information, and we thank him. Only changes made to the information was to split them out into their individual sections for ease of reading.

 

 

 

 

Name
Variant Spellings
Birth Date
Death Date
Rank (if other than Private)
Notes
Sources
BOWLES, Pickney Downie  
7 Jul 1835, Edgefield Dist., SC
25 Jul 1910, Tampa FL
Captain., Co. E; Major; Lt. Colonel; Colonel; Brigader General
Enlisted, age 26; soldier, probate judge; promoted Major, 22 Aug 1862; Lt. Col., 30 Sept 1862; Brig Gen'l, 3 Apr 1865
>NARS E Roll; Oates; Riley; Bio: CMH
CHRISTIAN, Alfred      
1st Lieutenant
Wounded: 2nd Manassas
NARS E Roll; Riley
GRICE, John Green
GUICE?
8 May 1833
13-Apr-25
2nd Lieutenant; 1st Lieutenant
Promoted 1st Lt., 22 Aug 1862; wounded: 1st Manassas; Gaines' Farm; 2nd Manassas (lost leg) and honorably discharged, 1 Jun 1863; burial : Salter-Burford Cemetery, near Evergreen, AL
Bham Age; NARS E Roll; Riley
LEE, William    
KIA, 2 Jul 1863, Gettysburg
Captain
 
NARS E Roll
LEE, William      
1st Lieutenant; Captain
Enlisted, age 26; lawyer; wounded: Gaines Farm; promoted Capt., 22 Aug 1862; mortally wounded: Gettysburg
NARS E Roll; Oates; Riley
TALIAFERRO, Charles T.
Charles F. ?
   
2nd Lieutenant; 1st Lieutenant, Co. E; Asst. Surgeon, Staff
Enlisted, aged 26; a physician; promoted, Asst. Surgeon, 1862; full regimental surgeon, 1864; resigned, 9 Oct 1862; PreSurg P.A.C.S. [Provisional Army of the Confederate States]
Coles; NARS E Roll; Riley
TRAVIS, Mark B.      
2nd Lieutenant
Dropped 21 Apr 1862; discharged 1 April 1861 (?); died in Sparta, AL, during war
NARS E Roll; Riley
WILLIAMS, Lee      
1st Lieutenant
   
             
ANDREWS, James M.      
Sergeant
Wounded: 1st Manassas
Riley
ANDREWS, James T.      
Sergeant
Wounded: 1st Manassas
Bham Age
BENNETT, J.E.      
3rd Sergeant
Wounded, 1st Manassas
Bham Age
BONNETT, Joseph B.      
Sergeant
Wounded: 1st Manassas; honorably discharged 1862
Riley
BOULWARE, Gilchrist R.  
15 Aug 1824
28-Sep-22
Color Sergeant; 3rd Sergeant
Student; wounded: Fredricksburg, Chickamauga (lost arm); Bio: CVXXXI: 1867; retired from disability, 1 Feb 1864
Coles; Riley
CLARK, William D.      
Sergeant
Recruited Nov 1861; wounded: Gaines' Mill, Spotsylvania
Riley
COTTON, James F.      
4th Sergeant
Captured: Gettysburg; POW to end of war
Riley
DARBY, James W.
DARLEY?
25 Jan 1840
 
Sergeant; 2nd Lieutenant; Captain
Enlisted, aged 21; a merchantile clerk, promoted, Ordnance Sgt., 1862; Lt., 1863, Capt., 1864; last commander of company; wounded: Gaines's Mill
NARS E Roll; Oates; Bio: CMH
DOWNS, George H.      
2nd Sergeant
KIA: Chickamauga
Riley
DUNHAM, John Q.
DURHAM?
   
Sergeant
Wounded: Chickamauga
Riley
FLOYD, Alfred      
2nd Sergeant
Wounded: Gettysburg, The Wilderness (lost leg) 6 May 1864; honorably discharged
Riley
GATCH, Louis C
CUTCH?
   
Sergeant; 1st Sergeant
KIA: 1st Manassas
Bham Age; Riley
GREEN, William      
1st Sergeant
Honorably discharged, 1863; elected to Legislature
Riley
HOKE, Louis      
Sergeant
   
McINNIS, Archibald      
1st Sergeant; 2nd Lieutenant; 1st Lietenant; Captain
Promoted, Captain, 3 Jul 1863; enlisted, aged 21; a telegrapher; wounded: 1st Manassas, Gettysburg, Cold Harbour; retired from wounds, 30 Jan 1865
Bham Age; Oates; Riley
MORROW, William C.      
Sergeant
   
MOSLEY, Andrew J.      
1st Sergeant
Wounded: 1st Manassas, Gettysburg, Chickamauga, Spotsylvania CH
Bham Age; Riley
NICHOLS, J.W.      
Sergeant
   
RICHEY, Robert      
3rd Sergeant
KIA: Gettysburg
Riley
RICHIE, John Robert    
KIA, 2 Jul 1863, Gettysburg
Sergeant
KIA: Gettysburg
 
SELBY, J.O.      
Sergeant
   
SPENCE, Ingra[ha]m      
Sergeant
Recruited Nov 1861; wounded: Knoxville
Riley
STAHL, Louis      
3rd Sergeant
Wounded: Petersburg, Oct 1864 (lost arm)
Riley
STINSON, Jasper Newton      
Color Sergeant
Enlisted, aged 21; a student; promoted, Jul 1862; KIA: 2nd Manassas
Riley; Coles
WHELAN, Pat S.      
Commissary Sergeant; Staff
 
Riley
             
ANDERSON, William F.      
2nd Corporal
Wounded: Fredricksburg
Riley
BRILEY, Thomas      
1st Corporal
KIA: Chickamauga
Riley
CROSBY, William S.      
1st Corporal
Riley
LAMPKINS, J. Lindsey      
Corporal
Died: Staunton, VA, Jul 1863
Riley
RICHEY, James      
1st Corporal
KIA; Knoxville, Oct 1863
Riley
RITCHIE, James Joseph      
Corporal
   
ROBERTSON, James      
3rd Corporal
Wounded: Antietam, The Wilderness
Riley
ROBINSON, James M.      
Corporal
   
STEARNS, John S.
John E. ?
   
Corporal; Orderly Sergeant; 2nd Lieutenant
Wounded: Knoxville, Nov 1863; The Wilderness, 6 May 1864; Briefly discharged for being underage; he reenlisted
Coles; NARS E Roll; Riley
THOMAS, Joseph A.      
4th Corporal
Wounded: 1st Manassas, Eltham's Landing, Gaines' Farm, Gettysburg
Bham Age; Riley
THOMAS, William F.
William T. ?
   
1st Corporal
 Died from wounds: 1st Manassas
Bham Age; Riley

 

Sources of roster information: This roster of the Fourth Alabama Infantry Regiment is taken from several sources, most of which concern themselves with only one company in the regiment. All, other than the National Archives and Records Service records, may be considered secondary and subject to error. Corrections to the roster are welcomed, so long as a source of information is provided.

 

Robert T. Coles, From Huntsville to Apomattox : R. T. Coles's History of 4th Regiment, Alabama Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A., Army of Northern Virginia, edited by Jeffrey D. Stocker, Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1996 (Coles)

Compiled Services Records, National Archives (CSR)

Confederate Military History [Alabama] (CMH)

Confederate Veteran [periodical] (CV)

"Honor Roll of the Fourth Alabama Regiment of Volunteers," Birmingham Age-Herald, v.20, no.139 (25 April 1894) (Bham Age)

Jackson County [AL] Historical Association, "Civil War rolls of soldiers of Jackson County, Alabama" (Jackson County Roll)

Alice N. McCravey, "Confederate soldiers of Madison County, Alabama." Huntsville, AL ; 1959 (Huntsville roll)

National Archives and Records Service. [4th Alabama Infantry files] (NARS roll)

Alice V. D. Pierrepont, Reuben Vaughan Kidd: soldier of the Confederacy. Petersburg, VA ; 1947 (Pierrepont roll)

Benjamin Riley, History of Conecuh County, Alabama. (Riley)

Smith Papers, Judson College, Marion, AL [includes scrapbooks with newsclippings, including muster rolls] (Smith papers)

Southern Historical Society Papers (SHSP)

The Tennessee Civil War veterans Questionnaires, Easly, SC: Southern Historical Press, 1985

Mamie Yearie, Recollections of the boys in gray, 1861-1865, Dayton, OH: Morningside Books, 1986 (Yearie)