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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Alexander Armistead

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old clerk in Hampton, he mustered as Private, Company A, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 22 May 1862. He was absent, sick, in December 1861 and returned to duty in March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Frederick, MD, date not given.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1831

Death

1862 Frederick, MD; burial in

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 19041]