John D. Adrian(c. 1840 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 10/07/1864 Death Place: near Richmond, VA
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 15581]
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