David C. Arnold(c. 1840 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 21 year old farmer from Buckyville, he enlisted in Company B, 8th Alabama Infantry on 13 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, and Gaines Mill, VA, where he was wounded in action in June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, in action at Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862, and killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His memorial is on Findagrave.
|Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 07/02/1863 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA
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 15908]
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