Frederick Sampson Nance(1826 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a Mexican War veteran and an unmarried 35 year old engineer (or pilot) from Mobile, 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 1 June 1863 to the 44th Alabama Infantry. He was in Companies A and D, and promoted First Sergeant, date not given. He was in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863, and was killed in action at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 03/30/1826 Place of Birth: Newberry, SC |
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 15590]
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