Edmund Martin Winston(1837 - 1928)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 22 year old mechanic from Huntsvile, 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, VA in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was severely wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg, and "left in the hands of the enemy."
The remainder of the War:
His arm was amputated, and he was discharged for wounds on 8 November 1862.
After the War:
He was living in Mercury, AL in 1907-08. Probably at the Confederate Soldiers Home, Mountain Creek, AL by 1912.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which lists him as Edmond Martin Winston. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His name also listed as Edward M. Winston.
|Birth Date: 10/20/1837 Place of Birth: Wilson County, TN |
Death Date: 04/11/1928 Death Place: Mountain Creek, AL Burial Place: Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery #2, Mountain Creek, 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 15670]
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