|8th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry (Confederate)|
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
|Active||June 10, 1861 to April 1865|
|Country||Confederate States of America|
|Engagements||Battle of Seven Pines|
Battle of Williamsburg
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Siege of Petersburg
The 8th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.
The 8th Alabama was mustered in at Richmond, Virginia on June 10, 1861.
The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.
Total strength and casualties
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.
- Colonel John Anthony Winston
- Colonel Young Lea Royston
- Colonel Hilary Abner Herbert
- Alabama Civil War Confederate Units
- Alabama in the American Civil War
- http://www.tarleton.edu/~kjones/wilcox.html Wilcox's Brigade website
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