Henry Benjamin Love(c. 1839 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 22 year old farmer from Madison Station, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was slightly wounded in the face at First Manassas on 21 July 1861, and present with his Company in engagements to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He had a "finger shot off" at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862, and was seriously wounded in the foot in a skirmish at Spotsylvania Court House on 8 May 1864. By January 1865 he had been transferred to the 4th Alabama Cavalry, but no later record found.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Listed as Henry B. Love and H. Benjamin Love.
|Birth State: 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 15653]
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