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Confederate (CSV)


Columbus H. Wooley

(c. 1842 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 19 year old farmer from Randolph, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company A, 4th Alabama Infantry.

In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Sergeant on 7 December 1862. Captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863 and later exchanged. He was killed in action in the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1864.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as Columbus H. Woolley. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death Date: 05/06/1864    Death Place: near Fredericksburg, VA    Burial Place: Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, 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 15595]

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