1st Alabama, Tennessee, and Mississippi Infantry

(aka 4th Confederate Infantry)

 

(from Dunbar Rowland’s "Military History of Mississippi, 1803-1898"; company listing courtesy of H. Grady Howell’s "For Dixie Land, I’ll Take My Stand’)

 

Company I -- Mississippi Devils (county of origin not specified) [Apparenty, this was the only MS company in the regiment.]

 

Colonel -- Alpheus Baker, of Alabama. Lieutenant-Colonel -- William T. Avery, of Tennessee. Major -- Adolphus P. Causler, of Mississippi. Regiment was later merged in Fifty-fourth Alabama [formerly 50th Alabama].

February, 1862, ordered from Fort Pillow to New Madrid. March 21, at Madrid Bend, 772 present and absent. During the Federal siege and bombardment March and April, 1862, they were in the works at Island No. l0, at first under command of Gen. A. P. Stewart. Nearly all the officers and men were surrendered April 8, 1862.

[No further information available.]

 

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