Henry Drakeford(c. 1835 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on South Mountain in September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Place of Birth: Tuskegee, AL |
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 15599]
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