(? - 1863)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not known.
On the Campaign
He was listed on the Confederate Roll of Honor for bravery at Fox's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863. He was again listed on the Confederate Roll of Honor, for his actions there.
References & notes
Thanks to Mike Brasher for compiling and providing the Rolls of Honor for the 2nd Mississippi Infantry. Akers' memorial is on Findagrave.
07/03/1863; Gettysburg, PA; burial in Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg, PA