Cap T. Saunders(c. 1846 - 1905)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 15 year old student from Linden, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was disabled by his wound. Discharged for being underage in October 1862.
After the War:
His widow A.W. Saunders applied for a pension in Jefferson County, AL on 17 August 1905, which is likely his death year.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the State of Alabama1.
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 15633]
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