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J. C. C. Sanders
J. C. C. Sanders

Confederate (CSA)

Major

John Caldwell Calhoun Sanders

(1840 - 1864)
Home State: Alabama
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 11th Alabama Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He left the University of Alabama, where he was a student in 1861 to join the Confederate Guards, which became part of the 11th Alabama Volunteer Infantry at Lynchburg, Va., and was with the Army of Northern Virginia for the rest of his life.

The remainder of the War:
On 21 August 1864, in command of Wilcox's Brigade, he died, at age 24, fighting at the Weldon Railroad near Petersburg, Va.

Birth Date: 4/8/1840    Place of Birth: Tuscaloosa, AL    
College: U of Alabama    
Death Date: 8/21/1864    Death Place: Petersburg, VA    Burial Place: Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA

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