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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Gilson Hughes

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 47th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 22, from Coloma, he enlisted in Company E, 47th Alabama Infantry on 30 April 1862. He was in action at Cedar Run, VA on 9 August 1862 and at 2nd Manassas on 30 August.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the Alabama Archives,1 which also has him as Ghilson Hughes.

Birth

c. 1840 in AL

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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: //civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=97375; 97374  [AotW citation 20907]