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Confederate (CSV)


Frederick Sampson Nance

(1826 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. Details from family genealogists.


03/30/1826; Newberry, SC


09/19/1863 Chickamauga, GA


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 15590]