George H. Downs(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 23 year old tinner from Evergreen, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was promoted to 3rd Corporal in August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was killed in action at Chickamauga, GA 19 September 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
Death Date: 09/19/1863 Death Place: Chickamauga, GA
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 15560]
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