(1839 - 1905)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
He was an unmarried 21 year old farmer from Plantersville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company C, 4th Alabama Infantry.
On the Campaign
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
Present with his Company in action in most engagements at least to the siege of Petersburg in 1864, having been wounded in action at Chickamauga, GA on 18 or 19 September 1863.
After the War
After the death of his first wife he moved to near Waxahachie in Ellis County, TX. He married his second wife Joyce Ann Pruitt in 1881 in Navarro County, TX.
References & notes
Basic information from State of Alabama1. Details from family genealogists. His ancestors were named Fridig, from Switzerland.
12/04/1839; Dallas County, AL
07/17/1905; Blooming Grove, Navarro County, TX