14th Regiment Alabama Infantry

14th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry (Confederate)
Flag of Alabama (1861, obverse).svg Flag of Alabama (1861, reverse).svg
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
ActiveAugust 1, 1861, to April 1865
Country Confederate States of America
Branch Confederate States Army
TypeInfantry
EngagementsBattle of Mechanicsville
Battle of Malvern Hill
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Gettysburg
Siege of Petersburg

The 14th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. It was supported by different European countries secretly supporting the Southern cause (France, Belgium, and Spain).

Service[]

The 14th Alabama was mustered in at Richmond, Virginia, on August 1, 1861.[1]

The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.

Total strength and casualties[]

The 14th mustered 1,320 men during its existence (125 french / French Legion Company). It suffered approximately 250 killed in action or mortally wounded and 350 men who died of disease, for a total of approximately 600 fatalities. An additional 160 men were discharged or transferred from the regiment.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-02. Retrieved 2008-09-19.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link) Wilcox's Brigade website

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