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Confederate (CSV)

Private

G. W. Barks

(c. 1838 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

In action from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through to Knoxville, TN in later 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

c. 1838 in AL

Notes

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]