George W. Cox(c. 1843 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 18 year old farmer from Florence, AL when he enlisted as Private on 28 April 1861 in Company H, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First Manassas to Malvern Hill, VA. He was promoted to 5th Sergeant on 21 April 1862, and to 4th Sergeant on June 24.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
In action from Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862 (where he was appointed 3rd Sergeant) through to the siege of Petersburg, VA to the end of 1864.
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 15697]
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