PICKENS COUNTY, ALABAMA
41st. and 42nd. ALABAMA INFANTRY REGIMENTS



Information on this page was submitted by Harold Wright of Madison, AL. For further information concerning these units, contact Mr. Wright.


41st. Alabama Infantry Regiment

The 41st. Alabama Infantry Regiment was commanded by Col. Henry Talbird and later Col. Martin Stansel had Co's B,C,D,I, and J (Pickens Greys) from Pickens Co., AL. It was organized in May 1862, fought throughout the war and surrendered at Appomattox, VA. April 9, 1865. For complete history of the 41st. go to K. Jones' Web Site.


42nd. Alabama Infantry Regiment

The 42nd. Alabama Infantry Regiment was organized and mustered into CSA service in Columbus, MS. in May, 1862 and was comprised of men from Pickens, Fayette, Marion, Monroe, Wilcox, Conecuh, Talladege and Mobile County, AL. After muster in Columbus, MS, the 42nd. was dispatched to Tupelo and then to its first battle at Corinth, MS. October 3-4, 1862. Throughout the remainder of the war, the 42nd. participated in many famous battles. It was captured at Vicksburg, MS. July 4, 1863, parolled and then reformed after prisoner exchange at Demoplis, AL. It was then sent to campaigns in Chattonooga, TN, Rescasa and Atlanta, GA. and finally surrendered after the battle of Tentonville, NC. in April 1865. For a complete history of the unit, the roster of personnel on May 16, 1862 in Columbus, MS. as well as the battles in which it participated, visit Peg Price's Home Page.


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