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1st Alabama Siege Artillery Regiment (Colored)

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The 1st Regiment Alabama Siege Artillery (African Descent) was an artillery regiment recruited from African-Americans that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. [1]

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Andersonville National Historic Site

The Andersonville National Historic Site, located near Andersonville, Georgia, preserves the former Camp Sumter (also known as Andersonville Prison), a Confederate prisoner-of-war camp during the final twelve months of the American Civil War.

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Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

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Battle of Fort Pillow

The Battle of Fort Pillow, which ended with the Fort Pillow massacre, was fought on April 12, 1864, at Fort Pillow on the Mississippi River in Henning, Tennessee, during the American Civil War.

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Bernard Gaines Farrar Jr

Bernard Gaines Farrar Jr. (1831–1916) served in the American Civil War as an officer in the Union Army.

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Corinth, Mississippi

Corinth is a city in and the county seat of Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States.

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Forrest's Cavalry Corps

Forrest's Cavalry Corps was part of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War and commanded by Lieutenant General Nathan Bedford Forrest.

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Frederick H. Dyer

Frederick Henry Dyer (July 2, 1849 – September 21, 1917) served as a drummer boy in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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James rifle

James rifle is a generic term to describe any artillery gun rifled to the James pattern for use in the American Civil War.

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James Ronald Chalmers

James Ronald Chalmers (January 11, 1831 – April 9, 1898) was an American lawyer and politician, a state senator in Mississippi and United States Congressman for several terms from the state's 6th congressional district, beginning in 1876.

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La Grange, Tennessee

La Grange is a town in Fayette County, Tennessee, United States.

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Lafayette, Tennessee

Lafayette is a city in Macon County, Tennessee, United States.

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List of Alabama Union Civil War regiments

This is a list of regiments from the State of Alabama that fought in the U.S. Army during the American Civil War (1861–1865).

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List of United States Colored Troops Civil War units

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Memphis Battery Light Artillery (African Descent)

The Memphis Battery Light Artillery (African Descent) was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city located along the Mississippi River in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee.

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Nathan Bedford Forrest

Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a cotton farmer, slave owner, slave trader, Confederate Army general during the American Civil War, first leader of the Ku Klux Klan, and president of the Selma, Marion, & Memphis Railroad.

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Parrott rifle

The Parrott rifle was a type of muzzle-loading rifled artillery weapon used extensively in the American Civil War.

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Regiment

A regiment is a military unit.

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Union (American Civil War)

During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.

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Union Army

During the American Civil War, the Union Army referred to the United States Army, the land force that fought to preserve the Union of the collective states.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Congress Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War

The Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War was a government panel in Washington during the American Civil War whose most controversial function was to investigate the cause of Union battle losses.

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11th United States Colored Infantry

The 11th United States Colored Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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13th Regiment Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry

The 13th Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was a cavalry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Redirects here:

1st Regiment Alabama Siege Artillery (African Descent), 6th Regiment Heavy Artillery U.S. Colored Troops, 6th U.S. Regiment Colored Heavy Artillery.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1st_Alabama_Siege_Artillery_Regiment_(Colored)

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