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Confederate (CSV)


Hilliard J. Friday

(1839 - 1905)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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


1   State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15613]