1st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment (African Descent)
|1st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|Active||May 21, 1863–March 11, 1864|
|Engagements||American Civil War|
|Disbanded||March 11, 1864|
The infantry regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi. It served garrison duty at Corinth, Mississippi and then Memphis, Tennessee until March, 1864.
During this period of time it was attached to the 2nd Division, 16th Army Corp, Department of Tennessee, until November, 1863. After Corinth, Mississippi, they were with the 16th Army Corps, until January, 1864. On March 11, 1864, they were designated as the 55th United States Colored Infantry Regiment.
- Dyer (1959), Volume 3 p. 997.