3rd Reserve Regiment
3rd Reserve Regiment was organized during the
summer of 1864, was composed of very young men. Stationed at Mobile,
it served in General B. M. Thomas's Brigade, District of the Gulf.
In February 1865, the unit was ordered to Selma. Six companies
were assigned guard duty at the post of Cahaba, and in March attached
to General Clanton's command. It was reported to be at Montgomery
during April with approximately 300 effectives, and in May was
included in the surrender of the Department of Alabama, Mississippi,
and East Louisiana. Colonel William M. Brooks, Lieutenant Colonel
W. D. Bulger, and Major Whitfield Walker were in command.