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J.A. Kimbrough

J.A. Kimbrough

Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Julius A. Kimbrough

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C (renamed I), 6th Alabama Infantry on 20 April 1861. He was appointed 3rd Lieutenant immediately, and 2nd Lieutenant on 23 April. He was elected Captain at the reorganization on 27 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action in the Sunken Road at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1 and from roster data as compiled by James D. Allen on his Regimental site. His picture from an ambrotype published in Ben H. Severence's Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Alabama in the Civil War (2012), original courtesy of David Wynn Vaughan. Details from family genealogists. First name also seen as Joshua. His wife Mary Elizabeth (Godbold) Kimbrough had died in November 1859.

Birth

08/28/1828 in NC

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

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 15797]