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12TH ALABAMA INFANTRY

The 12th Alabama Infantry Regiment was formed at Richmond in July 1861. It's members came from Montgomery, Mobile, Coffee, Coosa, Dekalb, Jackson, Macon, Morgan and Pike counties. The Regiment was near Manassas during the Fall and Winter,and it moved to Yorktown in the Spring,1862. It was under fire there and suffered lightly at Williamsburg. At Seven Pines ,the regiment was in the advance that opened the battle and it stormed the redoubt,carrying three lines of works by successive charges. losing 70 killed and 141 wounded. It participated,to some extent, in the other battles before Richmond(1862)and mustered 120 men for duty after the battle of Malvern Hill. It fought at Boonsboro and at Sharpsburg, losing in these battles 27 killed 69 wounded and 33 missing. It was under fire but not actively engaged at Fredericksburg. It was at Chancellorsville where the 12th charged three lines of breastworks and was badly mutilated. At Gettysburg, it was on the extreme left and pressed the enemy in confusion through the town, then supported Pickett's assault and afterwards covered the rear. After the Army retired into Virginia, the 12th was engaged in several skirmishes.It was engaged at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania. It took part in the fighting around Petersburg and surrendered at Appomattox April 1865. Of the original 1196 men, about 50 surrendered there.

312 memorials
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 Chesley W. Abercrombie

Chesley W. Abercrombie

5 Jul 1842 – 16 Mar 1910

Montgomery, Montgomery County, Alabama, USA

No grave photo

Pvt H A Adams

unknown – 7 Jul 1862

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

Pvt Oregon Adams

Pvt Oregon Adams

unknown – 27 Jun 1865

Pennsville, Salem County, New Jersey, USA

No grave photo

R. E. Adams

unknown – 6 Sep 1861

Orange, Orange County, Virginia, USA

PVT Samuel N. Adams

PVT Samuel N. Adams

unknown – 15 Jun 1862

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

 Sanford M Adams

Sanford M Adams

29 Apr 1833 – 10 Jun 1896

Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas, USA

 Thomas Edman Allen

Thomas Edman Allen

31 Jan 1845 – 4 Sep 1920

Kellys Crossroads, Coosa County, Alabama, USA

 Joseph Richard Allison

Joseph Richard Allison

18 Jan 1842 – 15 Apr 1921

Eva, Morgan County, Alabama, USA

 Joseph Richard Allison

Joseph Richard Allison

18 Jan 1842 – 15 Apr 1921

Eva, Morgan County, Alabama, USA

 Joseph W Appleton

Joseph W Appleton

1833 – 1862

Collinsville, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA

No grave photo

John H. Atchley

1840 – 31 Oct 1861

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

 Stephen B Austin

Stephen B Austin

1841 – unknown

DeKalb County, Alabama, USA

 James E. Bailey

James E. Bailey

1841 – 3 May 1863

Carthage, Panola County, Texas, USA

 James Ernest Bailey

James Ernest Bailey

1841 – 3 May 1863
Unknown
No grave photo

James Larkin Bailey

1830 – 18 Aug 1904

Coosa County, Alabama, USA

 Williams M “General” Bailey

Williams M “General” Bailey

10 Jan 1845 – 5 Mar 1913

Short, Shelby County, Texas, USA

No grave photo

G H Baker

Birth and death dates unknown.

Quitman, Wood County, Texas, USA

 P. E. Baker

P. E. Baker

unknown – 15 May 1864

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

 Lewis Barnett

Lewis Barnett

Jun 1824 – 24 Dec 1900

Glen Mary, Winston County, Alabama, USA

No grave photo

Wiley J. Bartlett, Jr

1830 – 30 Jun 1861

Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA

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