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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Alfred Christian

(c. 1827 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 34 year old clerk from Evergreen, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. Promoted 2nd Sergeant, date not given. He was wounded in action at 2nd Manassas, VA on 28 August 1862.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Promoted Ordnance (or Orderly) Sergeant 20 September 1862. Brevetted 2nd Lieutenant on 11 October 1862, commissioned 2nd Lieutenant 10 June 1863, and First Lieutenant on 6 February 1864.

After the War

He may have moved to Texas, and died in Alabama.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

c. 1827 in VA

Death

Date not known Conecuh County, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15556]