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Confederate (CSV)


Alexander H. Hughes

(c. 1833 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 29, he enlisted in Iuka in Company K, 2nd Mississippi Infantry on 1 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the little finger of his left hand in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to General Hospital #21 in Richmond, VA on 27 September, later furloughed and returned to duty. He was captured near Petersburg, probably at Hatcher's Run, VA on 2 April 1865 and was held at Fort Delaware. He was released 11 June 1865 after taking the oath of allegiance.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. He's seen in some records as Alexander L. Hughes and Alexander H.L. Hughes.


c. 1833