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8th Alabama Infantry Regiment
Flag of Alabama (1861, obverse).svg Flag of Alabama (1861, reverse).svg
Flag of Alabama in 1861 (obverse and reverse)
Active June 10, 1861, to April 1865
Country  Confederate States of America
Branch  Confederate States Army
Type Infantry
Engagements Battle of Seven Pines
Battle of Williamsburg
Second Battle of Bull Run
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Battle of Gettysburg
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Appomattox Court House
Col. John Anthony Winston
Col. Hilary A. Herbert

The 8th Alabama Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that served in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War.


The 8th Alabama Infantry Regiment was mustered in at Richmond, Virginia, on June 10, 1861.[1]

The regiment surrendered at Appomattox Court House.

Total strength and casualties

The 8th mustered 1377 men during its existence. It suffered approximately 300 killed in action or mortally wounded and 170 men who died of disease, for a total of approximately 470 fatalities. An additional 236 men were discharged or transferred from the regiment.[1]


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