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Confederate (CSV)


Gilchrist Robert Boulware

(1842 - 1922)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 18 year old student from Conecuh County, AL when he enlisted on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was wounded in action at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862. He was promoted to 3rd Sergeant and flag bearer on 8 June 1863. He was wounded again, at Chickamauga, GA on 17 September 1863 and had his right arm amputated. He may have been commissioned Lieutenant, date not given. He served in Alabama in the "secret service" from 1864 to the end of the War.

After the War

Resided in Brooklyn, AL after the War to at least 1921.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


08/15/1842; Brooklyn, AL


09/28/1922 Brooklyn, AL; burial in Warren Cemetery, Old Sparta, AL


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15551]