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Confederate (CSV)


John D. Adrian

(c. 1840 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 21 year old lawyer from Arbuchoochee, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Transferred to Company K, 44th Alabama Infantry on 24 October 1862 by election as Junior 2nd Lieutenant. Promoted to Captain 2 July 1863 at Gettysburg, PA. He was wounded in action in the Wilderness, VA on 5 or 6 May 1864, and killed in action at Darbytown Road (or Chaffin's Bluff), near Richmond VA on 7 October 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.


c. 1840 in AL


10/07/1864 near Richmond, VA


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 15581]