(1842 - 1912)
Home State: Georgia
Command Billet: Pvt
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Enlisted as Private, Company F, 16th Georgia Infantry on 19 July 1861 along with his father Alexander Parks Ellison (1816-1867), who was appointed 3rd Sergeant [image].
On the Campaign
He was wounded in the arm and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The rest of the War
Sent to Field Hospital at Burkittsville, MD in September 1862. Left arm amputated near shoulder joint in 1862. Sent from Baltimore, MD to Fortress Monroe, VA 11 October 1862. Received at Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange 13 October 1862. Discharged on account of loss of arm at Richmond, VA 14 October 1862.
References & notes
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further details from family genealogists, with the photos here posted online by GGGranddaughter Marilyn Houser.
10/1842; Walton County, GA
1/24/1912; LaFayette, GA; burial in Shaw Cemetery, LaFayette, Walker County, GA
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: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12211]