Alfred EdwardsHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company G, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 9 October 1861. Appointed First Sergeant in February 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Captured at Fort Harrison, VA 30 September 1864. Paroled at Point Lookout, MD 17 March 1865. Received at Boulware & Cox's Wharves, James River, VA for exchange on 19 March 1865. No later record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
|Birth State: GA |
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/23rd_regt_inf.html [AotW citation 12394]
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