G. W. Barks(c. 1838 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 23 year old printer from Florence, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 July 1861 in Company H, 4th Alabama Infantry at Camp Bee, VA. He was present at most engagements from Eltham's Landing to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through to Knoxville, TN in later 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|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 15693]
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