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14th Regiment, Alabama Infantry

14th Infantry Regiment was organized at Auburn, Alabama, in July, 1861, with men from Montgomery and Auburn, and the counties of Chambers, Jackson, Randolph, and Tallapoosa. It remained in camp at Huntsville until October, then moved to Fredericksburg, Virginia. Later it was sent to Richmond to rest after suffering from camp diseases. Many suffered from measles. The 14th was assigned to General Pryor's, Wilcox's, Perrin's, Sanders', and W.H. Forney's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia. It participated in many battles from Williamsburg to Cold Harbor, took an active part in the Petersburg siege south of the James River, then saw action in the Appomattox Campaign. In Apirl, 1862, it contained 700 effectives, and reported 335 casualties during the Seven Days' Battles and 47 at Second Manassas. It lost 151 at Chancellorsville, and of the 316 engaged at Gettysburg, fifteen percent were disabled. The regiment surrendered with 11 officers and 180 men. Its field officers were Colonels T.J. Judge, Lucius Pinckard, and Alfred C. Wood; Lieutenant Colonels D.W. Baine and James A. Broome; and Majors M.P. Ferrell, Robert A. McCord, Owen K. McLemore, and George W. Taylor.
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