CONFEDERATE ALABAMA TROOPS
Jeff Davis Artillery, Alabama
Jeff Davis Light Artillery was organized at Selma, Alabama, in May, 1861, with men
recruited in Dallas, Lowndes, and Autauga counties. Sent to Virginia, it served under General
Early at First Manassas and
General Garland at Seven Pines.
Later the company was assigned to T.H. Carter's and R.M.C. Page's Battalion of Artillery, Army
of Northern Virginia. It fought in many conflicts from the Seven Days' Battles to Cold Harbor, moved to the Shenandoah
Valley with Early, and saw action in the Appomattox Campaign. The unit contained
110 men in April, 1862, had 84 at Gettysburg, and surrendered with 1 officer
and 26 men. Its captains were J.W. Bondurant, J.T. Montgomery, and William J. Reese.
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