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Confederate (CSV)


DeWitt C. Fariss

(c. 1834 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 27 year old bookkeeper from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. Present with his Company in action in most engagements from First Manassas to South Mountain.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. He may instead have been killed at 2nd Manassas, VA on 30 August 1862.


c. 1834 in AL


09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


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, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15646]