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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph M. Zimmerman

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain, and wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He lost his right eye and was discharged on a Surgeon's Certificate of disability, date not given.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.

Birth

c. 1837 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 15710]