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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Archibald D. McInnis

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 21 year old telegraph operator from Evergreen, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was wounded in the leg at First Manassas on 21 July 1861, and was appointed Orderly (First) Sergeant the next day. He resigned his rank 1 January 1862, but was re-appointed 23 April 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The remainder of the War:
Brevetted 2nd Lieutenant on 30 September (to date from August) 1862. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant 9 October 1862, First Lieutenant 1 June 1863, and Captain 3 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He was wounded in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and at Cold Harbor, VA in 1864. He retired 20 January 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Additional service details from the Busey's Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record (2017).

Birth State: CANADA    
Death Place: Mobile, 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 15566]



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