Sterling A. Nance(c. 1839 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a married 22 year old student from Rogersville, AL when he enlisted as 3rd Sergeant on 28 April 1861 in Company H, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA. He was elected 2nd Lieutenant on 21 April 1862, and First Lieutenant on 27 June at Gaines' Mill, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 on South Mountain.
The remainder of the War:
He was in action with his Company from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through to the siege of Petersburg, VA in 1864, having been wounded several times at the Wilderness, VA on 6 May 1964.
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 15705]
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