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A.S. Wallace

A.S. Wallace

Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Algernon Sidney Wallace

(c. 1829 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 44th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A married 33 year old planter with a large place on the east side of the Cahaba River in Bibb County, he enlisted in Scottsville as 2nd Corporal, Company B, 44th Alabama Infantry on 15 March 1862.

On the Campaign

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

References & notes

His service from the Alabama Civil War Service Database.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860. His memorial is on Findagrave. His picture is from a heavily retouched photograph in the FamilySearch database and posted on Digging up Your Family by Stephanie.

He married Lenorah Elizabeth Ward (1832-1901) in February 1851 and they had 5 children.

More on the Web

Stephanie at Digging Up Your Family has posted a transcription of an August 1862 letter Algernon wrote home, having apparently not heard from his family since he left home in March of that year.

Birth

c. 1829; Bibb County, 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=211265  [AotW citation 24934]