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Alabama Artillery (Confederate)

31 Dec 1862

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General James R. Chalmers.

Brigadier General James R. Chalmers

31 Dec 1862

Participated in the Battle of Stones River at Murfreesboro, TN.

The Battle of Stones River
The Battle of Stones River

After his October 1862 defeat at Perryville in Kentucky, Gen. Braxton Bragg withdrew his army into middle Tennessee and resupplied his men near Murfreesboro. Read More

19 Sep 1863

Assigned to the Regiment led by Captain James Garrity.

19 Sep 1863

Assigned to the Brigade led by Brigadier General Patton Anderson, and Colonel Jacob H. Sharp.

Brigadier General Patton Anderson

Colonel Jacob H. Sharp

19 Sep 1863

Assigned to the Division led by Brigadier General Patton Anderson, and Major General Thomas C. Hindman.

Brigadier General Patton Anderson

Major General Thomas C. Hindman

19 Sep 1863

Participated in the Battle of Chickamauga at Catoosa County, Georgia; Walker County, Georgia.

The Battle of Chickamauga
The Battle of Chickamauga

After the successful Tullahoma Campaign, Maj. Gen. William Rosecrans continued the Union offensive, aiming to force Gen. Braxton Bragg’s Confederate army out of Chattanooga.  Through a series of skillful marches towards the Confederate-held city, Rosecrans forced Bragg out of Chattanooga and into Georgia.  Determined to reoccupy the city, Bragg followed the Federals north, brushing with Rosecrans’ army at Davis’ Cross Roads.  While they marched on September 18th, his cavalry and infantry ski… Read More

31 Aug 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Major Alfred R. Courtney.

31 Aug 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Lieutenant Colonel James H. Hallonquist.

Lieutenant Colonel James H. Hallonquist

31 Aug 1864

Participated in the Battle of Jonesborough at Clayton County, Georgia.

The Battle of Jonesborough
The Battle of Jonesborough

By late August 1865, the city of Atlanta was not yet subdued by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's armies. A few supply lines remained open to the city supporting the army of Lieut. Gen. John B. Hood encircled there. Union cavalry raids inflicted only superficial damage, quickly repaired by the Confederates. Sherman determined that if he could destroy the Macon & Western and Atlanta & West Point Railroads to the south the Rebel army would be forced to evacuate the city. On August 25, Union infantry beg… Read More

30 Nov 1864

Assigned to the Brigade led by Captain James P. Douglas.

30 Nov 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Colonel Robert F. Beckham      Maj John W. Johnston.

30 Nov 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Colonel Robert F. Beckham      Maj John W. Johnston.

30 Nov 1864

Participated in the Battle of Franklin (1864) at Franklin, Tennessee.

The Battle of Franklin (1864)
The Battle of Franklin (1864)

After allowing Maj. Gen. John Schofield’s Army of the Ohio to pass him near Spring Hill, Tennessee, the previous morning, Lt. Gen. John Bell Hood led his 30,000-man Army of Tennessee to the outskirts of Franklin on November 30th. Schofield's army had constructed a strong defensive line south of the town. Hood took a position two miles south of Schofield, with open, rolling farm land between them, and prepared to attack. At 4:00 p.m., over 20,000 Confederates moved forward east and west of the Columbia Pike… Read More

15 Dec 1864

Assigned to the Regiment led by Lieutenant Henry F. Carrell.

Lieutenant Henry F. Carrell

15 Dec 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward Johnson.

Major General Edward Johnson

15 Dec 1864

Assigned to the Division led by Major General Edward Johnson.

Major General Edward Johnson

15 Dec 1864

Participated in the Battle of Nashville at Nashville, Tennessee.

The Battle of Nashville
The Battle of Nashville

Despite a series of defeats in the closing days of November, 1864, Confederate Lieut. Gen. John Bell Hood continued to drag his bloodied Army of Tennessee, approximately 30,000 strong, north towards Nashville. The city was protected by 55,000 Union soldiers, which should have precluded further offensive operations, but Hood was determined and his situation was dire. Hood reached Nashville on December 2nd and staked out a position south of the city, hoping to draw the Union forces into a costly attack. Ulys… Read More

Alabama, United States of America

Field Officers

Brigadier General James R. Chalmers

Brigadier General Patton Anderson

Colonel Jacob H. Sharp

Colonel Robert F. Beckham      Maj John W. Johnston

Colonel Thomas W. White

Captain James Garrity

Captain James P. Douglas

Lieutenant Henry F. Carrell

Lieutenant Colonel James H. Hallonquist

Major General Edward Johnson

Major General Jones M. Withers

Major General Thomas C. Hindman

Major Alfred R. Courtney