This page is dedicated to the men and women of Jefferson County who served in the military .

Last Updated: June 2011

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1836 Jefferson Soldiers Historical Sketch 

Mexican War


                     Muster Roll of the Jefferson Volunteers - Mexican War 1846 


Civil War


                    1907 Census of Confederate Soldiers living in Jefferson County, Alabama 



Confederate Infantry Companies formed in Jonesborough
(near present day Bessemer)

 18th Alabama Infantry Company G

 28th Alabama Infantry Company H

Books about the 28th Alabama Infantry


"Those Gallant Men of the Twenty-Eighth Alabama Confederate Infantry Regiment"  by James H. Walker and Robert Curren. Heritage Books, Inc. published it in 1997. The book has a listing of 1,648 men of the 28th Alabama Regiment, a few lines about each man's life and service record, regimental organization, flag and battles. Day by day entries from the diary of Captain Isaac W. McAdory record the regiment's participation in seven major battles and numerous skirmishes. 383 pages, with map, illustrations, index, paperback, costs $28.50.

Heritage Books, Inc.
1540E Pointer Ridge Place,
Bowie, Maryland 20716
Their catalog # is ZW043 ; the ISBN 0-7884-0740-6

"The Civil War Letters of Joshua K. Callaway" edited by Judith Halleck. This is a published collection of letters of a member from this unit. Published by University of Georgia Press.



Other Confederate Infantry Companies
that men from southwest Jefferson County served in

10th Alabama Infantry Company B


26th Alabama Infantry Company G


Includes men from Tuscaloosa and Jefferson County with surnames of:    Burchfield

Men from southwest Jefferson County who served in the 26th Alabama Infantry Co. G are: 
Thomas Newton Crowder
Maltimore M. Gwin
(Anderson) N. Hamaker
Louis W. Jordan
William Howsley Parsons
Merrit Stone

43rd Alabama Infantry Company G


Men from southwest Jefferson County who served in the 43rd Alabama Infantry Co. G are:

Captain M. H. Jordan  (Mortimer H. Jordan?)
1st Lt Thomas H. Rutledge
Cpl A. B. Robertson 
Bivin Allender
Jasper Allender
Thomas J. Batson
W. T. Fields
Josephus Goodwin
James R. Goodwin
James A. Goolsby
W. T. Goolsby
A. H. Howton
J. H. Howton
Elias Robertson
H. B. Robertson  (Henry B. Robertson)
Manoah Robertson
Samuel J. Robbins
George Rutledge
F. S. Snow  (Felix Samuel Snow?)


Civil War links


Spanish American War



World War II




Deceased War Veterans - buried in area cemeteries



Military Links




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