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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Sidney Francis Blount

(1841 - 1912)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Hancock County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 6th Georgia Infantry on 24 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was present for duty through at least 30 April 1864, the date of the last roll found.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865 via Fincham.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Elafair Slade Webster (1841-1924) in 1866 and they had 7 children.

Birth

09/15/18411; Hancock County, GA

Death

08/26/1912 Tabernacle, GA; burial in Tabernacle Cemetery, Brook Springs,

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: /infantry/6th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 9556]