Christopher G. Pitts(c. 1843 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old farmer from Marion, AL when he enlisted as Private on 24 April 1861 in Company G, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action with his Company from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through the Wilderness, VA, where he was killed in action on 6 May 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. He was listed on the rolls as "an admirable soldier."
|Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 05/06/1864 Death Place: near Fredericksburg, VA
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 15686]
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