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Alabama Cavalry Regiment, 4th Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment,
List of Alabama Union Civil War Regiments, 1st Regiment Alabama
Siege Artillery, 1st Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 3rd
Alabama Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 2nd Alabama Volunteer Infantry
Regiment. Not illustrated. Excerpt: The 1st Alabama Cavalry
Regiment was a cavalry regiment recruited from Southern Unionists
that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The
1st Alabama Cavalry was raised from Alabama Unionists at
Huntsville, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee in October, 1862 after
Federal troops occupied the area. It was attached to the XVI Corps
in various divisions until November 1864, when it became part of
the XV Corps. During this time, its duties mostly consisted of
scouting, raiding, reconnaissance, flank guard, and providing
screening to the infantry while on the march. The regiment was
selected by Major General William T. Sherman to be his escort as he
began his march to the sea. It was assigned to the Third Division
of the Cavalry Corps, Military Division of the Mississippi in
January 1865. It fought at the battles of Monroe's Crossroads and
Bentonville and was present at the surrender of the Army of
Tennessee at the Bennett Place. It was sent to the District of
Northern Alabama, Department of the Cumberland in June 1865. The
regiment was mustered out of service at Huntsville, Alabama on
October 20, 1865, with only 397 men present. Out of the 2,000 men
who served in the unit during the course of the war, 345 were
killed in action, died in prison, of disease or other non-battle
causes, 88 were captured, and 279 deserted, with no accurate count
of the number of wounded. A unit based in Jasper, Alabama portrays
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