C. Bridge Guards
D. Stonewall Cadets
I. Rosser Reserves
Lockhart's Battalion, the nucleus of this regiment,
was organized at Selma, in January 1864, and was on duty in the
State till July, when it moved up to Cheha, and lost severely
in the fight there with Rousseau. A few days after, it was organized
as the Sixty-second Alabama regiment, at Mobile. Stationed at
Fort Gaines, the regiment was in the bombardment of that place,
losing several killed and wounded, and the remainder captured.
The prisoners were taken to New Orleans and Ship Island, and subjected
to brutal treatment at the hands of the enemy. Exchanged in Mobile
Bay, Jan. 4, 1865. Placed in garrison at Spanish Fort, as part
of Thomas' brigade (with the Sixty-third Alabama), the regiment
withstood the siege there for six days, with some loss, and was
then relieved by Holtzclaw's brigade. It served through the siege
and bombardment of Blakeley, losing a number killed and wounded,
and was captured in the assault on the works. Taken to Ship Island,
the men were exchanged in time to be surrendered with the department.
The regiment was composed wholly of young men, and was complimented
in special orders by Gen. Lidell for its conduct at Spanish Fort.