Hinton Clinton Gaither Ivey(1844 - 1921)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He moved with his family from his birthplace to Perry County, AL in about 1853, on his father's death. Then an unmarried 17 year old farmer from Radsfordville, he enrolled in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was appointed 2nd Corporal, date not given. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaines Mill, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was present at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Then at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, PA where he was wounded by shrapnel in the leg and captured in action on 2 July 1863. He was treated at the US XII Corps hospital at Gettysburg and at DeCamp hospital in New York Harbor. He was paroled at DeCamp and exchanged in February 1864. He was with his Company from the Wilderness through the siege of Petersburg.
After the War:
He married in 1866 and moved his family to Texas in about 1873 (and dropped the "e" in his last name). He lived in Austin, Bell, and Navarro Counties.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1 and the Buseys.2. Details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 06/30/1844 Place of Birth: Jasper County, GA |
Death Date: 12/26/1921 Death Place: Blooming Grove, TX Burial Place: Rose Hill Cemetery, Blooming Grove, TX
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 15896]
2 Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 73 [AotW citation 15913]
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