|18TH ALABAMA INFANTRY REGIMENT|
- Company B
Marion was one of six sons of Jesse and Nancy Merritt who left their
families and homes to fight for the South. Marion's brothers are
Jesse Charles Merritt- Private 39th Alabama Infantry KIA Knoxville,Tn.
Thomas Jefferson Merritt- Co. I 29th Alabama Infantry wounded and
taken prisoner mustered into the 5th US Inf. Banished for the Family.
Jasper Marion Merritt - Co. I 40th Alabama Infantry, wounded at
Resaca, Ga and was discharged.
John Merritt - Private Co.B 18th Alabama Infantry served without injury.
James Merritt - Private Co. B 41st Alabama Infantry captured 6 April
1865 and was released June 1865.