3rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment (African Descent)
|3rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment
|Active||January 3, 1864–June 25, 1864|
|Engagements||American Civil War|
|Disbanded||June 25, 1864|
The infantry regiment was organized at Pulaski, Tennessee on January 3, 1864. Straight away it was placed on garrison duty at Pulaski and Athens, Tennessee. While they were on garrison duty they were attached to the Department of Tennessee. In the meantime, they acted as guard for railroads into Northern Alabama until June 25th, 1864. On June 25th, 1864, the regiment was designated the 111th U.S. Regiment Colored Troops.
- Dyer (1959), Volume 3 p. 997.