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Confederate (CSV)


William E. Brewster

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried railroad man from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company I, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

In action from Fort Huger, VA in April 1863 through to the siege of Petersburg, VA in 1864. He was appointed 2nd Corporal 1 July 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15730]