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Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

Jason M. West

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 28 year old merchant from Selma, AL when he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant on 26 April 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Promoted to Captain after Captain Reuben Kidd's death at Chickamauga, GA in September 1863. He was wounded in action at Hanover Junction, VA on 23 May 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. Details from Alston Fitts' Selma: A Bicentennial History (2016).

Birth

c. 1833 in 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 15594]