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Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
 
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.  
  
Companies by County:
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Companies by County:  
  
*Company A - many men from Blount County
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*Company A - many men from Blount County  
*Company B - many men from DeKalb County
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*Company B - many men from DeKalb County  
*Company C - many men from Marshall County
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*Company C - many men from Marshall County  
*Company D - many men from Marshall County
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*Company D - many men from Marshall County  
*Company E - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company G
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*Company E - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company G  
*Company F - many men from Blount County
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*Company F - many men from Blount County  
*Company G - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company E
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*Company G - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company E  
*Company H - many men from Cherokee County
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*Company H - many men from Cherokee County  
*Company I - many men from Calhoun County
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*Company I - many men from Calhoun County  
 
*Company K - many men from Calhoun County
 
*Company K - many men from Calhoun County
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The list of companies with their counties and muster rolls is found on [http://history-sites.com/~kjones/lawsbrig.html#48 history-sites.com] web site
  
 
=== Other Sources  ===
 
=== Other Sources  ===

Revision as of 17:01, 14 June 2011

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Brief History

48th Infantry Regiment was formed at Auburn, Alabama, in May, 1862, . Its companies were recruited in the counties of Jackson, De Kalb, Cherokee, Marshall, Blount, Colbert, and Calhoun. The unit surrendered with 14 officers and 122 men.[1]

Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin

Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.

Companies by County:

  • Company A - many men from Blount County
  • Company B - many men from DeKalb County
  • Company C - many men from Marshall County
  • Company D - many men from Marshall County
  • Company E - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company G
  • Company F - many men from Blount County
  • Company G - many men from Marshall County, consolidated with Company E
  • Company H - many men from Cherokee County
  • Company I - many men from Calhoun County
  • Company K - many men from Calhoun County

The list of companies with their counties and muster rolls is found on history-sites.com web site

Other Sources

National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, (accessed 6 December 2010).