By John C. Rigdon
Initially, many squaddies carried double-barreled shotguns and lengthy Bowie knives, in response to J.P. Cannon, within Rebeldom.
Two businesses of "detachments, absentees, convalescents and recruits" of the twenty seventh joined the Mississippi moment Bttn. "beyond Farmington at the Pittsburg highway" after the second one Battallion's engagement at Shiloh. This unit was once then certain because the thirty third Mississippi Infantry Regiment, then the thirty eighth Mississippi Infantry Regiment and at last the forty fifth Mississippi Infantry Regiment. After the parole of the twenty seventh Alabama Infantry from Camp Douglas, Illinois felony Camp, the unique participants of the twenty seventh rejoined their unit.
Ordered to citadel Henry, the regiment shared within the safety of that position, however it retired ahead of the hand over, forming a part of the garrison of fortress Donelson. It took half within the clash there and used to be there surrendered, sixteen February 1862.
Following trade the twenty seventh persevered through the warfare with the military of Tennessee partaking within the Atlanta crusade, Franklin and Nashville, and the Carolinas Campaign.
The twenty seventh shaped a part of the final accomplice wave at Franklin and Nashville. there have been just a couple of who have been current to maneuver into the Carolinas, and the regiment used to be finally consolidated with the thirty fifth, forty ninth, and 57th Alabama regiments. the rest surrendered at Greensboro, North Carolina, nine April 1865.
Companies Of The Alabama twenty seventh Infantry Regiment
Company A - Franklin - J.B. Moore; until re-organized. Robert Watson; superceded. H. Rodgers; wounded at Kinston.
Company B - Franklin - R.G. Wright; captured at fortress Donelson; promoted. F. LeB. Goodwin.
Company C - Lauderdale - Empson B. Dudley; captured at fortress Donelson; wounded in Georgia.
Company D - Lawrence - H.B. Irwin of Lawrence; captured at castle Donelson; wounded at Kinston.
Company E - Lauderdale - T.A. Jones; until eventually re-organized. Rob't Andrews.
Company F - Madison - .... Roberts; until re-organized. John Corn.
Company G - Franklin - Tho's B. M'Cullough; transferred. W.A. Isbell; killed at Baker's Creek. S.S. Anderson; wounded at Franklin.
Company H - Morgan - ..... Humphrey; until re-organized. John B. Stewart.
Company I - Lawrence - Henry A. McGhee; resigned. Thomas McGhee.
Company ok - Lauderdale - Hugh L. Ray; captured at citadel Donelson.
*Capt. Wm. observe, commanding one of many businesses during this regiment connected to the Thirty-third Mississippi, was once killed at Perryville.
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Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 27th Infantry Regiment (Confederate Regimental History Series Book 51) by John C. Rigdon