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ands of patriotic citizens of this State tendered their services to the government, but only one regiment composed entirely of Alabamians could be accepted. It was organized at Mobile in June, 1846, and designated as the First Alabama volunteers. Its officers were as follows: Col. John R. Coffee, Lieut.-Col. Richard G. Earle, Maj. Goode Bryan, Adjt. Hugh M. Watson, Capts. Sydenham Moore, Andrew P. Pickens, Hugh Cunningham, E. T. Smith, Zach Thomason, William G. Coleman, R. M. Jones, William H. Ketchum, D. P. Baldwin and J. D. Shelley. The regiment proceeded to Mexico, first served under General Pillow and afterward under General Shields. In 1847 Colonel Seibels, of Montgomery, organized a battalion; it reached Vera Cruz too late to join Scott's column, but performed garrison duty at Orizaba until the termination of hostilities. Its captains were: John G. Burr, T. E. Irby, Tennent Lomax, Blanton McAlpine and Gibbs. The Thirteenth regiment of regulars included a large number of Al
sh, and Battery D was commanded by Capt. Wm. M. Homer, formerly of Ketchum's battery. Extracts from official war Records. Battery C. N103—(1047) Called State Reserves; Maury's army, March 10, 1865. Ketchum's (Garrity's) battery. Ketchum's battery was organized at MobilKetchum's battery was organized at Mobile in May, 1861, and served for a short time at Pensacola. It was in Adams' brigade at Corinth, in March, 1861, and served in Gen. Preston Poat Shiloh, who says the safety of his whole command was due to Captain Ketchum. This battery was with Chalmers' brigade, Withers' reserve conish Fort, losing two men; finally surrendered at Meridian. Capt. Wm. H. Ketchum resigned and was succeeded in January, 1863, by Capt. James uggles. (516-519) Highly commended in Colonel Pond's report: Captain Ketchum exhibited throughout the whole a degree of skill and courage with's report. (525) Also in Colonel Looney's report. (527-531) Captain Ketchum's report. He commends in the highest terms, Lieutenants Garri<
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Battles of the Western army in which Albama troops were engaged. (search)
. Geo. H. Thomas. 4,000; loss 39 k, 207 w, 15 m. Alabama troops, 16th Inf.; Ketchum's Batty. Roanoke Island, N. C., Feb. 8. Gen. Wise and Com. Lynch; loss 23 kBatt. Inf.; Brewer's, Forrest's, Clanton's, Jenkins', Cav.; 1st, 3d, 53d Cav.; Ketchum's, Gage's, Lumsden's Battrs. New Madrid or Island No.10, Tenn., March 16 to, loss 16 k, 148 w, 14 m. Alabama troops, 19th, 21st, 22d, 24th. 25th Inf.; Ketchum's Batty. Rodgersville, Ala, May 13. Col Adams.—Federal, Col. Stark. weathh, 39th, 41st, 45th Inf.; Yancey's Battn.; Wheeler's Cav.; Garrity's, Waters', Ketchum's, Lumsden's, Robertson's, Semple's and Eufaula Battrs. 1863. Rassell's, m.—Federal, Gen. Grant, 60,000; loss 752 k, 4713 w, 350 m. Alabama troops, Ketchum's, Waters', Eufaula, Fowler's, Semple's, Kolb's, Robertson's Battrs.; parts of100 k, 695 w. Alabama troops, 18th, 21st, 32d, 36th, 37th, 38th, 58th Inf.; Ketchum's, Lumsden's Battrs. Wilson's raid, Ala. and Ga., Mar. 22 to April 24. Gen.