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Confederate (CSV)


Henry J. Ford

(c. 1836 - ?)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was an unmarried carpenter from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company I, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was appointed Sergeant in March 1862. He was present at most engagements from First to Second Manassas, VA.

On the Campaign

Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

In action from Fredericksburg, VA in December 1862 through the Knoxville Campaign of 1863. Reported as a deserter 25 February 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Alabama1. He was probably 24 years old at the 1860 US Census for Madison County, AL.


c. 1836 in TN


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 15733]