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D.L. Bozeman

D.L. Bozeman

Confederate (CSV)

Lieutenant

David Lee Bozeman

(1834 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 44th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A married 28 year old merchant in Farmersville, he enrolled at Pleasantville (Pleasant Hill?) as 2nd Lieutenant of Company A, 44th Alabama Infantry on 17 March 1862. He was promoted to First Lieutenant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was with his Company in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 8 March 1863 and captured at Suffolk, VA on 19 April 1863. He was exchanged on 5 May and returned to duty. He was wounded at Chickamauga, GA on 19 September 1863, and again, mortally on 8 May 1864 at Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA. He died there on 16 May 1864.

References & notes

His service from the Alabama Civil War Service Database.1 Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph contributed by Bob Atchison.

He married Mary Ingram Lee (1838-1881) in October 1857 and they had 4 chidren.

More on the Web

An 1880s-vintage charcoal portrait of him, presumably from a photograph, was sold by the Horse Soldier, Gettysburg.

Birth

02/18/1834; Lowndes County, AL

Death

05/16/1864 Spotsylvania Courthouse, VA; burial in Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery, Spotsylvania, VA

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=18413, etc.  [AotW citation 24932]