~~ 6th Alabama
Infantry Regiment ~~
ARMSTRONG, William H. (Chaplin, Field and Staff, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) December 16, 1862 Sources: Original record in Adjutant General's Office.
Benjamin H. (Lieutenant Colonel, Field and Staff, 6th Alabama
Infantry Regiment) Born 1811 and is buried in Crawford Russell County Alabama;
Enlisted May 5, 1861 as 1st Captain for Company “F” "Russell's
Volunteers" from Russell County Alabama. His name appears as a Captain on the
Requisition for Camp & Garrison
equipment signed by Governor A. B. Moore dated May 13, 1861 in Montgomery,
Alabama; Elected Lieutenant Colonel May 14, 1861,
Commissioned May 14, 1861, Certificate of Election signed by Company Officers,
May 14, 1861; Retired November 20, 1861, Original record in
Adjutant Generals Office; Name appears in Original newspaper clippings; A Colt 3rd Model Dragoon that is inscribed on the backstrap " Russell
Volunteers to Colonel B. H. Baker by
I have pictures of Bakers' lands
and properties that he owned, of the courthouse where he practiced law, his
gravesite and monument in Crawford, copies of his
signature, etc. but am shocked at my failure to get any kind of photo. His Civil
War record is also quite sketchy. "
Source: Alabama Department of Archives and
History; List of Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions, CSA,
1861-65, US Adjutant General's Record; Historical Record by Lyman W. Martin,
1908; Brewer's Alabama (1872), p. 514.
BRYAN, James C. (2nd Lieutenant, Staff and Field, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) Assistant Commissary Sergeant with Company “A”; Enlisted June 4, 1861 at Corinth Mississippi as a Junior 2nd Lieutenant; Commissioned Lieutenant September 28, 1861 and Appointed Regimental Commissary by The President on Record Roster of Commissioned Officers at Davis Ford, Virginia December 25, 1861; Commissary Vice Thomas L. Kennedy resigned with Army of Potomac December 31, 1861; Commissary Present Davis Ford, Virginia. January 13, 1862; Dropped August 2, 1862. Sources: Alabama Department of Archives and History; Original record in Adjutant General's Office
BOYD, J. M. (Private, Company F, 6th
Alabama Infantry Regiment) Hospital Register of the General Hospital, Selma,
Alabama Date admitted: 1863/09/14. Remarks: "Did not come with others". Hospital
register no. 2261 Source: Alabama Department of Archives and History
HALL, Bolling H. (Adjutant, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) Enlisted as Sergeant Company "E"
*NESMITH, Samuel P. (Major, Company M 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) Samuel Perry Nesmith on original Roster of the Hayneville Guards, Lowndes County, Alabama. KIA May 31, 1862 at Seven Pines
THOMAS, John Whit (1st Lieutenant & Adjutant, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment), Spotsylvania, Virginia May 12, 1864
WATSON, Elisha Wesley (1st Lieutenant & Adjutant, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment) Company E
WILLINGHAM, James J. (Lieutenant Colonel, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment), Seven Pines, Virginia May 31, 1862
On Feb. 5, 2003, James D. Allen, creator of this website passed away
There is no doubt that he would want the work on the
6th Alabama Infantry to go on.
With that in mind, this site is dedicated to him.
We miss you, Jimmy.
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Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2006