(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 47th Alabama Infantry
Age 22, from Coloma, he enlisted in Company E, 47th Alabama Infantry on 30 April 1862. He was in action at Cedar Run, VA on 9 August 1862 and at 2nd Manassas on 30 August.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
Service information from the Alabama Archives,1 which also has him as Ghilson Hughes.
c. 1840 in AL
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <https://archives.alabama.gov/research/CivilWarService.aspx>, Source page: //civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=97375; 97374 [AotW citation 20907]