8th Regiment Alabama Infantry

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8th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry (Confederate)
Alabama 1861 Obverse.svg Alabama 1861 Reverse.svg
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
Active June 10, 1861 to April 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance CSA Dixie
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Seven Pines
Battle of Williamsburg
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Appomattox Court House

The 8th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

The 8th Alabama was mustered in at Richmond, Virginia on June 10, 1861.[1]

The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The 8th mustered 1377 men during its existence. It suffered approximately 300 killed in action or mortally wounded and 170 men who died of disease, for a total of approximately 470 fatalities. An additional 236 men were discharged or transferred from the regiment.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://web.archive.org/web/20090602133203/http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/wilcox.html Wilcox's Brigade website (Archive.org)

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