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Confederate (CSV)


Columbus H. Wooley

(c. 1842 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as Columbus H. Woolley. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


c. 1842


05/06/1864 near Fredericksburg, VA; burial in Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, VA


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 15595]