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Confederate (CSV)


John Robert Ritchie

(c. 1839 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried 22 year old farmer from Brooklyn, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company E, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain.

The rest of the War

He was appointed 5th Sergeant by December 1862. He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1.


c. 1839 in AL


07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15569]