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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