This command was organized at Charleston, Tenn., Nov. 25, 1863, and consisted of three companies of the first battalion of Hilliard's Legion. The men had gone through the Kentucky campaign, and the iron hail of Chicamauga. The battalion participated in the east Tennessee campaign of Longstreet, and reached Richmond in April. It lost heavily at Drewry's, and in the freguent skirmishes and battles during the siege of Petersburg. A mere handful were left to surrender at Appomattox.
Major.- Nicholas Stallworth of Conecuh; (wounded at Chicamauga as captain).
Captains, and Counties from Which the Companies Came.
Conecuh -- W. E. Broughton; killed at Drewry's. Samuel Salter.
Chambers -- ........Daniels; resigned. ...... White; wounded; retired. Lieut. Lampley commanded.
Montgomery -- William Maddleton.