167th Infantry / Alabama's Own

167th Infantry / Alabama's Own (HMQ1I)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36110 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 25.59', W 86° 16.977'

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(4th Alabama)

An Alabama regiment was formed in 1836 to defend Fort Foster in Florida. Same unit, designated the 1st Alabama Volunteers ten years later, served in Mexican War. Mustered again May 4, 1861 as the 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment, it fought in every major battle in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War. The 4th distinguished itself in Battle of Manassas, the first major battle of the War, when it plugged gap in Confederate lines beside Brig. Gen. T. J. Jackson's brigade and repulsed several Union regiments. In that fight, Jackson acquired the name of "Stonewall."

Alabama's Own
The 4th Alabama trained here in 1916 at Vandiver Park, later named Camp Sheridan, for Mexican Border service. Designated the 167th Infantry Regiment in 1917, it returned from the Border to train here, then fought in France during WWI with Douglas MacArthur's brigade in the 42nd "Rainbow" Division. The 167th was at the front longer than any other U.S. regiment. In 1923, assigned to the 31st Inf. "Dixie" Division. Activated November 1940, the 31st Division fought in several major campaigns in the Pacific Theater of WWII. The Division was called up for the Korean War in January of 1951.
HM NumberHMQ1I
Year Placed1992
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 567414 N 3587937
Decimal Degrees32.42650000, -86.28295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 25.59', W 86° 16.977'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 25' 35.40" N, 86° 16' 58.62" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Johnson Ave, Montgomery AL 36110, US
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