The Alabama 4th Cavalry Regiment was formed after Shiloh (April or May 1862) at Murfreesboro by consolidating four companies from the 3rd (Forrest's Old) Tennessee Cavalry Regiment, six companies of the Alabama 4th Cavalry Battalion, and the Tennessee 15th Cavalry Battalion (Russell's Rangers). At Murfreesboro, Tennessee in Dec. 1862, four companies of the original battalion with which Gen. Forrest entered the service, were united with the six companies of the Fourth Alabama battalion, and the regiment organized.
Members were from the counties of Madison, Wilcox, Monroe, Cherokee, Jackson, Marshall, and Lawrence.
Alfred A. Russell
Assigned to General J. T. Morgan's and W. W. Allen's Brigade.
Parker's Cross Roads
Skirmished in the Tennessee Valley
Jackson County -- Henry F. Smith; wounded.
Madison County -- Oliver B. Gaston; captured; died in prison.
Wilcox and Monroe County -- W. C. Bacot; wounded near Atlanta.
Cherokee County -- Thomas W. Hampton; killed at Mossy Creek.
Madison County -- W. R. Whitman.
Marshall County -- Wm. Fennell.
Jackson County -- Flavius J. Graham; wounded near Atlanta.
Marshall County -- Henry Milner; resigned. David Davidson; wounded; resigned.
Madison County -- Frank B. Gurley.
Lawrence County -- H. C. Speake.