60th Alabama Infantry Regiment

60th Alabama Infantry Regiment

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60th Alabama Infantry Regiment
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
Active November 25, 1863 to April 9, 1865
Country  Confederate States of America
Allegiance  Alabama
Branch  Confederate States Army
Type Infantry
Size Regiment
Engagements

American Civil War

Commanders
Notable
commanders
Col. John W. A. Sanford

The 60th Alabama Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. The regiment was formed on November 25, 1863 at Charleston, Tennessee by consolidating four companies of the 1st Battalion and the 3rd Battalion, Hilliard's Alabama Legion.[1]

The regiment served in Gracie's Alabama Brigade in the Department of East Tennessee and later the Army of Northern Virginia.

The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865.


See also

Notes

  1. ^ Sifakis p.131

References

  • Lewellyn A. Shaver History of the Sixtieth Alabama Regiment, Gracie's Alabama Brigade
  • Stewart Sifakis. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Alabama. Facts on File, NY 1992 ISBN 0-8160-2287-9


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