Alexander H. Simpson(1840 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 20 year old farmer from Triana, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present with his Company in engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was severely wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Present with his Company in action in most engagements from Suffolk, VA in May through the end of 1863. Transferred to Company D, 4th Alabama Cavalry on 1 February 1864.
After the War:
He was living in Huntsville, AL in 1907.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth Date: 10/1840 Place of Birth: Whitesburg, 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 15661]
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