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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Archibald Cameron Bass

(1843 - 1909)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In the 1860 Census he was living in Putnam County, FL with his older brother David. The brothers enlisted together as Privates in Company G, 50th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Captured in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864. He was exchanged in March 1865.

After the War

He married and returned to Florida in 1865.

References & notes

Basic service information from the Roster1, which says he died in prison before the end of the War. Details and his life after the War thanks to g-g-grandson Brian Bass. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which also has an excellent post-War photo of him, also from Brian. Further information from family genealogists online. His brother David A. Bass was killed at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

Birth

07/06/1843; Sumter County, GA

Death

02/21/1909 Osceola County, FL; burial in Kenansville Cemetery, Kenansville, FL

Notes

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 2921]