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Alabama 8th Infantry (Confederate)

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Regiment mustered in on June 10th, 1861. Regiment mustered out of service on April 9th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Williamsburg fought on May 5th, 1862 near York County, Virginia; James City County, Virginia; Williamsburg, VIrginia
  • Seven Pines fought on May 31st, 1862 - June 1st, 1862 near Henrico County, Virginia
  • Skirmish at Mechanicsville, Virginia fought on June 26th, 1862
  • Mechanicsville fought on June 26th, 1862 near Hanover Couunty, Virginia
  • Second Bull Run fought on August 28th, 1862 - August 30th, 1862 near Prince William County, Virginia
  • Antietam fought on September 17th, 1862 near Sharpsburg, Maryland
  • Fredericksburg fought on December 13th, 1862 near Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Chancellorsville fought on April 30th, 1863 - May 6th, 1863 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Gettysburg fought on July 1st, 1863 - July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Brigade Leader(s): Wilcox. Division Leader(s): Anderson, R. Corp: III Corps. 
    • Crushing Humphrey's Division fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Plum Run fought on July 2nd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
    • Pickett's Charge fought on July 3rd, 1863 near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Wilderness fought on May 5th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Spotslyvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia
  • Spotsylvania Court House fought on May 8th, 1864 - May 21st, 1864 near Spotsylvania County, Virginia
  • Cold Harbor fought on May 31st, 1864 - June 12th, 1864 near Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville
  • Jerusalem Plank Road fought on June 21st, 1864 - June 24th, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia
  • Crater fought on July 30th, 1864 near Petersburg
  • Globe Tavern fought on August 18th, 1864 - August 21st, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia
  • Boydton Plank Road fought on October 27th, 1864 - October 28th, 1864 near Dinwiddie County, Virginia
  • Appomattox Court House fought on April 9th, 1865

Regiment was made up of:

  • Company A
  • Company B
  • Company C
  • Company D
  • Company E
  • Company F
  • Company G
  • Company H
  • Company I
  • Company K
  • Company F&S (Field and Staff)

Commander List: (#Prisoner Of War, ^Wounded, %=Died during war)

  • Aunspaugh, John H (Quartermaster Sergeant, 1861 - June 1861; Sergeant/Quartermaster Sergeant, June 1861 - April 1865)
  • Baker, Benjamin H (Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Buell, David (Quartermaster Sergeant/Ordnance Sergeant, 1861 - April 1865)
  • Bussey, D J (Sergeant, 1861 - ?)
  • Byrd, Wm M (Sergeant, May 1861 - June 1861; Sergeant Major, June 1861 - ?)
  • Dunn, H H (Corporal/Second Lieutenant/Acting Quartermaster, May 1861 - ?)
  • Emrich, John P (Captain/Major, 1861 - March 1861; Captain/Lieutenant Colonel, March 1861 - April 1865)
  • Floyd, M C (Corporal, January 1861 - May 1861; Corporal, May 1861 - April 1865)
  • Frazer, John W. (Lieutenant Colonel, ? - 1862; Colonel, 1862 - June 1863; Brigadier General/Colonel, June 1863 - ?)
  • Frazer, John W. (Lieutenant Colonel, ? - June 1863; Brigadier General/Colonel/Lieutenant Colonel, June 1863 - ?)
  • Garner, W L (Corporal, 1861 - ?)
  • Harris, J P (Sergeant, May 1861 - June 1861; Sergeant Major, June 1861 - ?)
  • Herbert, H H (Captain/Colonel/Corporal/First Lieutenant/Major/Sergeant, January 2001 - June 1861)
  • Hern, A P (Sergeant, 1863 - ?)
  • Hiller, A (First Sergeant/Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant, 1864 - April 1865)
  • Hippler, Adam (Junior Second Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant, January 1861 - ?)
  • Irby, Thomas E. (Colonel/Major, 1861 - June 1861; Major/Lieutenant Colonel, June 1861 - ?)
  • Kelly, T A (Armorer/Second Lieutenant/Sergeant, 1861 - ?)
  • Kidd, William H. (Musician, 1861 - ?)
  • Kohler, Anton (First Lieutenant/Captain, January 1861 - ?)
  • Krouse, C A (Corporal, June 1861 - ?)
  • Lane, W H H (Corporal/First Sergeant, January 1861 - May 1861; Second Lieutenant/First Sergeant, May 1861 - ?)
  • Lee, G W (Corporal)
  • Lee, J M (Corporal)
  • Livingston, L A (First Lieutenant/Second Lieutenant/Sergeant/Captain, January 2001 - ?)
  • Livingston, Lewis A (#^%Captain, January 1861 - September 1863)
  • Massey, William Elbert (Chaplain, February 1863 - April 1865)
  • McCasker, M J (#Sergeant, 1862 - ?)
  • McCaskill, W C (Sergeant)
  • McKee, David (Second Lieutenant, 1861 - ?)
  • Miller, J B (Corporal, January 1861 - May 1861; Sergeant, May 1861 - April 1865)
  • Nall, Duke (Captain/Major, 1861 - June 1861; Captain/Major, June 1861 - ?)
  • Nugent, M. (First Sergeant, January 1861 - April 1861; First Lieutenant, April 1861 - ?)
  • Parker, Daniel (#Assistant Sergeant/Assistant Surgeon/Corporal, May 1861 - June 1861; Assistant Surgeon, June 1861 - ?)
  • Parsons, J G (Second Lieutenant, 1861 - April 1865)
  • Phelan, Thomas (Captain/First Sergeant, June 1862 - ?)
  • Powers, John L (Sergeant, May 1861 - ?)
  • Privett, G W (Acting Commissary Of Subsistence, 1865 - ?)
  • Ragsdale, L P (First Lieutenant/ensign, 1861 - ?)
  • Robinson, G.T.L. (Captain, May 1861 - November 1862; First Lieutenant, November 1862 - January 1864; Captain/First Lieutenant/First Sergeant, January 1864 - April 1865)
  • Royston, Y T (Colonel/Surgeon, May 1861 - June 1861; Surgeon, June 1861 - April 1865)
  • Royston, Young L. (Captain/Colonel/Corporal/Major, March 1862 - ?)
  • Searcy, James R (Corporal, January 1861 - May 1861; Sergeant, May 1861 - ?)
  • Shedden, Alexander (First Sergeant/First Lieutenant, January 1861 - ?)
  • Shorter, George T (Captain/commissary Of Subsistence, 1861 - June 1861; Captain/Commissary Of Subsistence, June 1861 - ?)
  • Stott, Ira M (Junior Second Lieutenant/Lieutenant, January 1861 - May 1861; Captain, May 1861 - ?)
  • Thornton, D B (Second Lieutenant, 1861 - ?)
  • Trueheart, Charles (Assistant Surgeon, June 1861 - ?)
  • Williams, J H (Captain/Major, May 1861 - June 1861)
  • Winston, John H (Colonel, 1861 - ?)
  • Wright, John (Musician/Sergeant, 1861 - ?)