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Confederate (CSV)


Henry Drakeford

(c. 1835 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 26 year old clerk from Tuskegee, AL when he enlisted as Private on 28 April 1861 in Company B, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on South Mountain in September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was exchanged in November 1862. He was wounded in action at Chickamauga, GA on 18 September 1863. Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least through the siege of Petersburg in 1864. Surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

He never married.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.


c. 1835; Tuskegee, AL


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 15599]