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4th[16th] Alabama Infantry

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This unit was attached to Brig. Gen. Abraham Buford's Brigade of Maj. Gen. Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA , Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Lt. Col. John Snodgrass. When Buford's Brigade was reorganized and transferred north, the regiment remained behind at Port Hudson. [Refer to Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXIV, Part 1 - Reports, page 707.]

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Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.