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Veterans and Military Unit Links

Revolutionary War - 1st Creek Wars - 2nd Creek War - Civil War - World War I

World War II - Korean War - Vietnam War - Gulf War


All Military Conflicts

Searchable Database of Veterans Buried in National Cemeteries from The United States Department of Veterans Affairs


Revolutionary War

Alphabetical List of Revolutionary War Soldiers in Alabama at the Alabama Department of History and Archives Web site. The Daughters of the American Revolution will search their database of proven Revolutionary patriots free of charge. This service is available at www.dar.org

GILPIN, BENJAMIN, a resident of Henry County; private in cavalry and infantry, particular service not shown; enrolled on March 30, 1838, under act of Congress of June 7, 1832, payment to date from March 4, 1831; annual allowance, $86.67.;Pension Book, State Branch Bank, Mobile.

Revolutionary War Units


First Creek War


Second Creek War


Civil War

CivilWarDocs.com allows researchers of all types the opportunity to purchase civil war documents at a reasonable price. These are the identical documents you would receive from the National Archives in Washington D.C.

Homer Jones has provided the following list of companies formed from Henry County. Some companies are linked to WebPages maintained by others who have done extensive work on the particular company or regiment.

If interested in the Civil War, you might want to read: Recollections of War Times by W. A. McClendon

Confederate Headstone Dedication

During the period May 11, 1861 to March 24, 1864 the following companies were formed in Henry County: They are shown in the order in which accepted into Confederate service. The reserve and militia companies are at the end of the list.

  • Co A, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment "Henry Greys" - Later Became Co. B. - History - Full Regiment Roster & Some Genealogy
  • Co L, 6th Alabama Infantry Regiment "Columbia Blues" - Later became Co. A - History - Full Regiment Roster & Some Genealogy
  • Co E, 6th Alabama Cavalry Regiment
  • Co. "K" 10th Confederate Cavalry Regiment -
  • Co D, 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Recruited in Barbour County and Henry County
  • Co G, 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment "Henry Pioneers" - Recruited in Dale County & Henry County
  • "Irwin's Invincibles" By Steven Parrish Commander SCV "Henry Light Infantry Camp #1968"
    • Co E, 25th Georgia Infantry Regiment "Irwin's Invincibles"; Company E: 3rd Company E - Henry County Alabama men - Irwin Invincibles, subsequently called Henry Light Infantry - This company was organized in Henry County, Alabama. It was successively designated 3rd Company E, and 2nd Company K of the 25th Georgia Infantry. In December 1861, this company was ordered from Virginia to Georgia by the secretary of war. It arrived in Georgia on January 12, 1862, and went into camp near Savannah, Georgia. It was assigned to the 25th regiment Georgia Infantry on May 2, 1862. A many of the members of Companies E, and K, were transferred to form 2nd Company I, 38th Regiment Georgia Infantry, which became 2nd Company A, 60th Regiment Georgia Infantry on February 28/March 1, 1863, and Company K, 61st Regiment Alabama Infantry on April 11, 1864. This company appears to have ceased to exist May 2, 1862, but a number of the members are accounted for at later dates. Commands to which they were transferred were not always found.
  • Co D, 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment
  • Co. "H, 37th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Recruited in Barbour County and Henry County
  • Co. "E" 39th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Recruited in Barbour County and Henry County
  • Co I, 46th Alabama Infantry Regiment
  • Co E, 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment - Roster
  • Co. "D" 59th Alabama Infantry Regiment (Recruited in Dale County & Henry County some Barbour, too)
  • Co. "E"  59th Alabama Infantry Regiment (Recruited in Dale County & Henry County some Barbour, too)
  • Co. E,  60th Alabama Infantry Regiment "Henry Guards"
  • Misc. who served in Civil War-Units unknown
  • 2nd Co. A, 60th Georgia Infantry Regiment - See Irwin Invincibles
  • Co. K, 61st Alabama Infantry Regiment
  • Robert J. Chisholm's Cavalry Company, which became Co. "I" 5th Florida Cavalry Battalion
  • Co. "E" 2nd Alabama Reserves Regiment
  • Grace's Company, County Reserves
  • Guilford's Calvary Company, Henry County Reserves
  • "Henry Mounted Rebels"
  • "Woodville Mounted Minute Men" "Woodville Militia"
  • Bryan's Company
  • Curry's Company
  • Jeff Davis Rebels
  • Fowler's Company
  • Franklin Guard
  • Gordon's Company
  • Henry Prancers
  • Knowles' Company
  • McCalley's Company
  • Smith's Company
  • Ward's Reserve Battalion
  • Yancy Rangers

This site has histories for most Alabama Civil War units.


World War I

Student Army Training Corp according to the "Unofficial history of the ROTC" From 10-1-1918 until 11-11-1918 (Armistice Day) the ROTC was called the S.A.T.C. Student army training corp.


World War II

6th Armored Division - Super Sixth


Korean War

Alabama Dead


Vietnam

Alabama Dead

Vietnam Casualty Index


Gulf War

Alabama Dead

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