By John C. Rigdon
The Alabama tenth Infantry Regiment used to be equipped at Montgomery, four June 1861, with males recruited from Calhoun, De Kalb, Jefferson, Saint Clair, Shelby, and Talladega counties. It went to Virginia a month later. while it arrived at Winchester, it was once brigaded below basic Edmund Kirby Smith with the ninth and eleventh Alabama, nineteenth Mississippi, and thirty eighth Virginia regiments.
At Appomattox the regiment surrendered 10 commissioned officials and 208 males. Of the 1429 names at the muster rolls, approximately three hundred have been killed or mortally wounded. one other a hundred and eighty died of sickness and 249 have been discharged or transferred.
COMPANIES OF THE
AL tenth INFANTRY REGIMENT
Co. "A", Ashville Guards (St. Clair): John H. Caldwell (promoted); Wilson L. Brewster (resigned, 2 June 64); Samuel A. Wyatt (resigned); Leroy F. field
Co. "B", Jefferson Volunteers (Jefferson): Alberto Martin (wounded, 2d Manassas; resigned, 18 June 63); William A. McMillion (wounded, Gettysburg; resigned, 22 March 65); Thomas J. Hickman (wounded, excessive Bridge)
Co. "C", Cahaba Valley Boys (Shelby): Rufus W. Cobb (resigned, eleven June 62); William M. Lee (KIA, Gaines' Mill); Andrew M. Moore (died in carrier, 6 Sept 64); Lt. John T. Wilson
Co. "D", Alexandria Rifle corporation (Calhoun): Franklin C. Woodruff (resigned, Bastille Day 62); Richard C. Rogan (resigned, nine may perhaps 64); Franklin M. Allen (resigned); Lt. Thomas H. Martin
Co. "E", Talladega Davis Blues (Talladega): John J. Woodward (promoted); Walter prepare dinner (KIA, Salem Church, 21 may perhaps 63); James E. Shelley (promoted); Louis W. Johnson (promoted); William W. Draper
Co. "F" (St. Clair): James Davis Truss (promoted); William T. Smith (wounded, Spotsylvania, Petersburg; promoted); B. F. aspects
Co. "G", Pope Walker Guards (Calhoun): James B. Martin; William H. Forney (wounded, Drainesville; promoted); George C. Whatley (KIA, Sharpsburg); James B. Farmer (wounded, Gaines' Mill; resigned, 28 Nov 64); John A. Cobb (wounded, The desolate tract; resigned); James M. Renfro (wounded, Reams' Station); Lt. Thomas J. Walker
Co. "H" (Calhoun): Woodford R. Hanna (resigned, 26 July 62); Francis Pickens Black (KIA, 1st chilly Harbor); A. T. Martin
Co. "I" (DeKalb): Abner A. Hughes (promoted to colonel, forty eighth AL Regt); Caleb W. Brewton (resigned, 30 Nov 64); Robert W. Cowan (KIA, Gaines' Mill); Lemuel E. Hamlin (wounded, Sharpsburg; retired, five Nov 64); Simson G. Yeargain (wounded, Gettysburg); Lt. Thomas Christian
Co. "K" (Talladega): John C. McKenzie (wounded, Frazier's Farm; resigned, 20 Dec 62); John Oden (wounded, Sharpsburg; resigned, 20 June 63); Motte C. Calhoun (resigned 19 Aug 63); Henry N. Coleman (KIA, Petersburg); Simon J. Morriss