Andrew Jackson Hubbard(1842 - 1917)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 22 year old farmer from Ironville, he enrolled in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, and Seven Pines, where he was wounded on 1 June 1862. He was then at Fraziers Farm, and 2nd Manassas. He was promoted to Corporal on 9 August 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 April 1863, but wounded again, in action at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was wounded in the left leg and captured in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863, and treated at the US XII Corps hospital. He was held at Point Lookout, MD and paroled there on 10 February 1865.
After the War:
He was living in Spring Hill, AL in 1907.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1 and the Buseys.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 05/06/1842 Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 05/07/1917 Death Place: Mobile, AL Burial Place: Shady Grove Cemetery, Spring Hill, AL
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15895]
2 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 73 [AotW citation 15912]
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