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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas Chisholm

(1834 - 1893)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
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.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fry1. Details from the State of Alabama.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth Date: 05/28/1834    
Death Date: 04/09/1893    Burial Place: 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, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15779]

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