"Sipsey Independents" - 41st Alabama Regt.
Officers of this company received commissions in the Alabama Volunteer Corps at Northport, Ala., Dec. 17, 1860. Officers were Capt. James M. Mills, 1st Lieut. G. P. Bailey and 2nd Lieut. M. L. Conner. James M. Mills and Merriwether L. Conner later served as officers of Co. "A", 41st Alabama Regiment. George P. Bailey later enrolled in Co. "G", 3rd Alabama Reserve Regiment.