Rufus J. McCollough(c. 1833 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 28 year old farmer from Radsfordville, he enrolled in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaines Mill, Fraziers Farm, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD
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 15899]
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