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By John C. Rigdon

ISBN-10: 1514376288

ISBN-13: 9781514376287

the twentieth Alabama Infantry Regiment used to be prepared at Montgomery, with recruits from Bibb, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Perry, Russell, Tuscaloosa, and Washington counties, on sixteen September 1861. continuing to cellular in November and to Knoxville in February 1862, the regiment was once positioned lower than basic Danville Leadbetter of cellular. Transferred to basic Seth M. Barton's Brigade, the 20 th operated for a while in east Tennessee and complicated into Kentucky with normal Kirby Smith, being commonly Alexander Reynolds' Brigade, Henry Heth's Division.

The regiment was once engaged within the consistent combating from Dalton to Atlanta, being conspicuous at Rocky Face Ridge, and wasting seriously at Kennesaw. It participated at Jonesboro, pain significantly. It moved into Tennessee with common John Bell Hood, and misplaced seriously at Nashville. From that box, the twentieth handed into North Carolina and fought at Kinston and Bentonville. on the shut of the battle, the 20 th used to be consolidated with the thirtieth Infantry Regiment at Smithfield, nine April 1865. It used to be surrendered at Salisbury, approximately one hundred sixty five rank and dossier of the unique 1100 males with which the 20 th took the sector.

COMPANIES OF THE AL twentieth INFANTRY REGIMENT

Co. "A" (Perry County): Alfred S. Pickering (promoted); Leroy E. Davis

Co. "B" (Dallas and Bibb counties): James M. Dedman (wounded, Vicksburg; promoted); Thomas ok. Ferguson

Co. "C" (Jefferson County): Mitchell Thomas Porter (promoted); George W. Ayres (KIA, Jonesboro); Andrew J. Tarrant

Co. "D" (Bibb County): Bibb Rifles. Richard Hobson Pratt (captured, Port Gibson, and not exchanged); Lt. William F. Lowrey (transferred to Co. "H")

Co. "E" (Greene County): Robert E. Watkins (resigned, 2 Aug 62); John McKee Gould (detailed to common Pettus' staff); 1st Lt. James T. Smith

Co. "F" (Perry and Bibb counties): Lucius J. Lockett (resigned, 2 Aug sixty two) William H. Sheppard (resigned, 23 Dec 62); Chapman A. Spencer; Isaac W. Parish

Co. "G" (Shelby, Bibb, and Jefferson counties): John W. Davis (promoted); Rufus Monroe De Shazo (resigned, 29 April 1864); George S. Nave (wounded, Marietta; resigned, 18 Dec sixty four)

Co. "H" (Perry and Bibb counties): John P. Peterson (resigned, 18 Nov 61); Samuel W. Davidson

Co. "I" (Greene County): John G. Harris (promoted); Albert M. Avery (retired, 2 Nov 64); Noah H. Gewin

Co. "K" (Tuscaloosa County): Joseph C. Guild (resigned, 2 Aug 62); Benjamin D. Massingale

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