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10th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry (Confederate) - "Alexandria Rifles"
Alabama 1861 Obverse.svg 100px
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
Active June 4, 1861 to April 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Allegiance CSA Dixie
Branch Infantry
Engagements First Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Gaines' Mill
Battle of Williamsburg
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Siege of Petersburg

The 10th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.

Service[]

The 10th Alabama was mustered in at Montgomery, Alabama on June 4, 1861.[1]

The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.

Total strength and casualties[]

The 10th mustered 1429 men during its existence. It suffered approximately 300 killed in action or mortally wounded and 180 men who died of disease, for a total of approximately 470 fatalities. An additional 249 men were discharged or transferred from the regiment.[1]

Commanders[]

  • Colonel John Horace Forney
  • Colonel John J. Woodward
  • Colonel William Henry Forney
  • Colonel William Thomas Smith

See also[]

  • Alabama Civil War Confederate Units
  • Alabama in the American Civil War

Notes[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/wilcox.html Wilcox's Brigade website

References[]


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