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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Chisholm

(1834 - 1893)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G (renamed F), 5th Alabama Infantry on 25 July 1861. He was sick at Union Mills, VA between July and September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled, sent home, and exchanged, dates not given. He was detailed on Provost Guard duty in Virginia in May 1863. He surrendered with his Company at Appomattox Courthouse, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fry1. Details from the State of Alabama.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.




04/09/1893; burial in Prosperity Cemetery, Dallas County, AL


1   Fry, Anna M. Gayle, Memories of Old Cahaba, Nashville (Tenn): Publishing House of the M. E. Church, South, 1905, pp. 109 - 120  [AotW citation 9413]

2   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15779]