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Confederate Regiment

13th Alabama Infantry

Organized: Montgomery, AL; mustered in 7/19/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Appomattox Courthouse, VA 4/9/1865
Commanding Officers:
  Col. Birkett D. Fry
  LCol. W. H. Betts
  Capt. A. S. Reaves
Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #3: Mansfield's XII Corps Attacks Into the Cornfield
   Detail Map #6: French's Division Hits the Sunken Road
   Detail Map #7: Richardson's Division Attacks the Sunken Road

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #384: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 14 Sep, 10 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
   Tablet #332: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 14 Sep, 10 PM to 16 Sep, 9 PM
   Tablet #303: Longstreet's Command - 14 Sep, 9 PM to 15 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
   Tablet #339: Colquitt's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #333: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 1 PM
   Tablet #304: Longstreet's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
   Tablet #385: D. H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #365: Colquitt's and Garland's Brigades - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - D. H. Hill's Division
  Brigade - Colquitt's Brigade



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History of the Unit:
They first served at Yorktown, Virginia, until the Spring of 1862. They then saw action in the defense of Richmond (notably at Seven Pines) during McClellan's Peninsula Campaign.

In the Antietam Campaign:
They were engaged with light losses at South Mountain on 14 September, then heavily at Sharpsburg on 17 September. The Regiment lost its flag at Sharpsburg.

The remainder of the War:
They continued in service with the Army of Northern Virginia, at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Petersburg, and Appomattox.

We have 9 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
ALtRentz, John W.Died   10/10
DCaptReaves, Algernon SidneyWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtCanoway, M. Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
IPvtSpradlin, Joseph KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SMajAiken, James         We have some details for this person
F&SLColBetts, William HWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SColFry, Birkett DavenportWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
UnkPvtBurdett, L. G.Died   00/00
UnkPvtRintz, J. W.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person

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