HISTORICAL NOTES:

The Alabama 57th Infantry Regiment was organized at Troy, in Pike, March 1863, as part of the brigade of Gen. Clanton of Montgomery. It was stationed at Mobile and Pollard till January 1864, when it moved to Demopolis. Brigaded there under Gen. Buford, (soon succeeded by Gen. Scott) with the Twelfth Louisiana, Twenty-seventh, Thirty-fifth, and Fifty-fifth Alabama and a Louisiana regiment, the Fifty-seventh joined the Army of the Tennessee in time to share fully the hardships of the Dalton-Atlanta campaign. The casualties of the regiment, however, were not severe till the battle of Peach-tree Creek, when it was cut to pieces. The Fifty-seventh participated in the movement into Tennessee, and at Franklin and Nashville its losses were again very large. Transferred to North Carolina, the regiment fought at Bentonville with severe loss. Its colors were there folded when the army was disbanded.

Co A July through October 1863 stationed at Pollard, Ala.
Co B July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co C July and August of 1863 the Record of Events states “ This company while at Camp Cumming near Mobile Ala was detached on the 6 July last and sent to Shubuta Mississippi to meet a raid, while there it guarded Shubuta and Chickapaha bridges and rejoined the regiment (which had left Mobile) at Camp Lee near Pollard Alabama on the 17 July last and since arriving at this place it has assisted in taking up the Railroad track on the Montgomery and Pensacola Railroad also assisted in guarding three bridges on the Alabama and Florida railroad
Co C Sept and October 1863, stationed Camp Lee near Pollard Ala. Record of Events: “ This company has done a goodeal of guard duty on the Ala and Fla Railroad also assisted in the building a stockade at Dyess Creek Bridge on 22 Sept a detachment of this company was sent on a scouting expedition taking some prisoners also on the 5 oct another detachment went to Pensacola
Co D July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co E July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co F July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co G July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co H July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co I July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
Co K July through October 1863 stationed at Camp Lee, Pollard, Ala
This regiment was consolidated about April 9, 1865 with the 27th, 35th, 49th and 55th Regiments Alabama Infantry and formed the 27th Regiment Ala. Inf (consolidated).

OFFICERS:

Colonels J. P. W. Amerine of Pike; superceded. C. J. L. Cunningham of Pike; wounded at Franklin.
Lieut. Colonels J. W. Mabry of Barbour; superceded. R. A. Bethune of Pike; wounded at Peachtree.
Majors C. J. L. Cunningham; promoted. W. R. Arnold of Pike; killed at Peachtree. J. Horatio Wiley of Pike.

ASSIGNMENTS:

Scott’s Brigade, Lorings Division Stewart’s Corp

BATTLES:

ROSTERS:

Field Staff and Band
Company A Pike -- J. P. Wood.
Company B Barbour -- Daniel Martin.
Company C Dale -- R. A. Bethune; promoted. Jesse Bruner.
Company D Pike and Coffee --W. R. Arnold; promoted. M. J. Horn.
Company E Henry -- J. H. Wiley; promoted. E. Culver; wounded.
Company F Pike -- James N. Arrington; resigned. Reuben Lane.
Company G Coffee -- Jesse O'Neal; resigned. Wm. O. Mixon.
Company H Pike and Barbour -- Bailey M. Talbot; killed at Peachtree. Alexander Faison; wounded.
Company I Dale and Coffee -- Mordecai White; resigned. W. G. Yelverton.
Company K
Company Unknown

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