Hardy Floyd Grice(1840 - 1866)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 20 year old farmer from Benton, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant on 15 July 1862.
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 promoted (rank?) in January 1863 and wounded in action at Chickamauga, GA on 18 or 19 September 1863.
After the War:
He died relatively young at age 26, not long after the War.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as H. Floyd Grice. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source of his picture, from a photo of unknown provenance posted by Gary Todd. It's also online from Bill Herndon on his family genealogy site, source of additional details.
|Birth Date: 03/18/1840 Place of Birth: Lowndes County, AL |
Death Date: 12/2/7/1866 Death Place: Lowndes County, AL Burial Place: Bethany Baptist-Todd Cemetery, Collirene, AL
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 15614]
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