Hilliard J. Friday(1839 - 1905)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 21 year old farmer from Plantersville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg in 1864, having been wounded in action at Chickamauga, GA on 18 or 19 September 1863.
After the War:
After the death of his first wife he moved to near Waxahachie in Ellis County, TX. He married his second wife Joyce Ann Pruitt in 1881 in Navarro County, TX.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Details from family genealogists. His ancestors were named Fridig, from Switzerland.
|Birth Date: 12/04/1839 Place of Birth: Dallas County, AL |
Death Date: 07/17/1905 Death Place: Blooming Grove, Navarro County, TX
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15613]
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