Joseph M. Zimmerman(c. 1837 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 24 year old farmer from Rogersville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 28 April 1861 in Company H, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from Eltham's Landing to Second Manassas, VA.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain, and wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He lost his right eye and was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability, date not given.
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 15710]
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