No. 95—（233) March 26, 1865, mentioned by Lieutenant-Colonel Weygant (Union), operations of March 25, 1865, near Hatcher's Run; Lieutenant-Colonel Troy, leading brigade, wounded. (268) March 28th, mentioned by Gen. J. L. Chamberlain (Union) in report of same fight. (1274) April 9th, Moody's brigade, Johnson's division.
No. 96—（1174, 1183, 1273) In Gracie's brigade, Johnson's division, January and February, 1865.
No. 97—（219, 220) Letter from Lieut.-Col. C. H. Weygant (Union) says: ‘In fight of March 25, 1865, Lieutenant-Colonel Troy, in command of Confederate force, was bearing the colors of the Fifty-ninth Alabama in front of the charge, when he was shot down and captured by a soldier of One Hundred and Twenty-fourth New York volunteers.’
The Sixty-First Alabama infantry.
The Sixty-first regiment was organized at Pollard
in September, 1863, and formed part of Clanton
's brigade until the following January, when it was sent to Virginia
and took the place of the Twenty-sixth in Battle
It was in Mobile
in December, and in January, 1864, was sent to Orange Court House
It was under fire at the Wilderness
with severe loss, and distinguished itself by the capture of a battery, and by a most desperate and successful attack upon General Jenkins
and his New York zouaves.
After fighting at Spottsylvania
and Second Cold Harbor, it moved into Maryland
with General Early
It lost heavily at Snicker's Gap, Winchester
and Fisher's Hill
; was in the trenches at Petersburg
and engaged during the retreat to Appomattox
, where it surrendered, 27 strong, under Capt. A. B. Fannin
It was commanded successively by Col. W. G. Swanson
, lieut.-Col. L. H. Hill
, Maj. W. E. Pinckard
and Capt. Augustus B. Fannin, Jr. Lieutenant-Colonel Hill
, Major Pinckard
and Capt. W. H. Philpot
were captured at Petersburg
Capt. A. B. Fannin, Jr.
, was wounded at Cold Harbor and Winchester
Capt. James W. Fannin
was captured at