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By John C. Rigdon

ISBN-10: 1514838737

ISBN-13: 9781514838730

The Alabama forty fifth Infantry regiment was once equipped at Auburn, in may perhaps 1862. 4 businesses, D, G, H and okay had assembled at Loachapoka the place they have been to were prepared into the thirty fourth Regiment. confrontation among organizing officials led to those devices being withdrawn to Auburn the place they have been shaped into the forty fifth. notwithstanding sister devices the forty fifth and thirty fourth in basic terms fought one conflict jointly, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the place they have been jointly part via side.

Letters from R.T.C. Robinson, a personal in corporation D states Captain M. J. Bulger used to be concerned with the confrontation and he later turned an officer within the forty seventh Alabama Regiment, equipped at Loachapoka, could 22, 1862.

After association, the thirty fourth proceeded without delay to Corinth. At Tupelo it misplaced many males through affliction, yet within the autumn moved into Kentucky in Patton Anderson's brigade. It charged a battery at Perryville, and suffered very significantly in casualties. The regiment got here out of Kentucky with the military, and used to be quickly after engaged within the conflict of Murfreesboro, the place its casualties have been various. positioned within the brigade of Gen. wooden of Lauderdale, Cleburne's department, (with the 16th, Twenty-sixth-Fiftieth, and Thirty-third Alabama), the Forty-fifth remained on responsibility with the military of Tennessee, passing the 1st 1/2 the 12 months 1863 at Tullahoma. It fought less than the attention of Cleburne at Chickamauga, and its mutilated ranks instructed the eloquent tale of its prone. Gen. Mark Lowery of Mississippi succeeded to the command of the brigade, and the Forty-fifth was once current at Missionary Ridge and Ringgold hole with mild loss. The iciness used to be handed at Dalton, and the regiment took a whole proportion within the Dalton-Atlanta crusade, particularly at Resaca, and at New desire, the place Cleburne's department grappled with Logan's corps. at the twenty second of July, at Atlanta, demise reveled in its ranks, and part the regiment went down at the hard-fought box. Six weeks later it back fought " the place Cleburne crossed the road" at Jonesboro, with enormous loss. Then the lengthy and disastrous march into Tennessee. The Forty-fifth opened the conflict at Franklin the night ahead of by means of a super struggle at Springhill, and the following day used to be within the bloody and determined attack of Cleburne's department at the enemy's works, and used to be virtually annihilated round the corpse of its heroic department commander. Its shades floated sooner than Nashville, and a remnant of the Fort-fifth moved into North Carolina. It used to be there consolidated with different Alabama regiments, and surrendered with Gen Johnston's forces.

The forty fifth Alabama was once geared up with 750 males, stated ninety one casualties at Murfreesboro, and 117 at Chickamauga, and totaled 366 effectives and 309 palms in December 1863. The regiment misplaced 27 okay, seventy two w, and 32 lacking on the conflict of Atlanta and used to be nearly annihilated at Franklin. just a remnant surrendered on 26 April 1865.

Companies Of The AL forty fifth Infantry Regiment

Barbour -- Harris D. Lampley; promoted. Jas. M. Hobdy; resigned Ellis Phelan.

Lowndes -- George C. Freeman; promoted. J. F. Clements; wounded at Murfreesboro; indifferent; Lieut. J. A. Robertson commanded.

Macon -- Thos. F. Flournoy; resigned .... Gaffney; killed at Perryville. John Callier.

Barbour and Macon -- G. W. Carter; resigned. J. C. Caldwell.

Macon -- James Jackson; wounded at Atlanta; promoted. S. W. King.

Russell. -- .... Tucker; resigned. .... Crockett.

Macon.-James M. Simmons; resigned. John R. Carson; killed at Franklin

Macon -- R. H. Abercrombie; promoted. Thomas Smith; killed at Atlanta. John E. Jones; wounded at Spring Hill.

M acon -- L. M. Wilson; resigned. Barton Perry; wounded at Chickamauga and Franklin.

Russell -- ... Black; resigned. A. W. Torbert; wounded at Chickamauga.

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