Alexander C. TharpeHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company I, having enlisted as Private May 27, 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Williamsport, MD on 15 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va. Oct. 2, 1862, Transferred to 25th Regt. Ga. Inf. Jan. 31, 1863. (Not on rolls of 25th Regt. Ga. Inf.)
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
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 9696]
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