The 7th Alabama Infantry was organized at Pensacola, 18 May 1861, with 8 infantry and 2 mounted companies. It was composed of companies that had rendezvoused at that place from the counties of Autauga, Barbour, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Dallas, Jackson, Lauderdale, Madison, Montgomery, Pike, and Wilcox. It remained on duty there until November.
The mounted companies of the 7th Infantry became part of the 3rd Alabama Cavalry following Shiloh and the majority of the remaining men and officers joined other organizations.
Sterling A. M. Wood (Lauderdale; promoted)
John G. Coltart (Madison)
Alfred A. Russell (Jackson)
Simeon Dean (Chambers; promoted)
S. A. McClung (Madison; transferred to General Wood's staff)
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Temporary brigade under Col. S. A. M. Wood
Shiloh, Tennessee (partial engagement)
The 7th Alabama Infantry Regiment was composed of companies from the counties of Autauga, Barbour, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Dallas, Jackson, Lauderdale, Madison, Montgomery, Pike, and Wilcox.
Company A - Chambers - James M. Jackson; resigned. Flavius J. Graham.
Company B - Calhoun - Robert W. Draper.
Company C - Cherokee - William H. Clare.
Company D - Madison - Oliver B. Gaston.
Company E - Barbour - P. Bludworth.
Company F - Butler and Pike - William T. McCall.
Company G - Jackson - J.B. Ragsdale; resigned. Flavius J. Graham.
Company H - Wilcox and Dallas - Thomas G. Jenkins. (Mounted.)
Company I - Montgomery and Autauga - Jesse J. Cox. (Mounted.)
Company K - Lauderdale - William H. Price - Florence Guards