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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander Gilchrist

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 38th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Mecklenburg County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 38th Virginia Infantry on 18 May 1861. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 31 May 1862 and was hospitalized in Richmond. He returned to duty in July 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service from G. Howard Gregory's 38th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1988) via the Historical Data Systems database.


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18909]