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Confederate (CSV)


Albert R. Kiser

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 37th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted and mustered as Private, Company K, 37th Virginia Infantry on 22 April 1861 in Abingdon, VA.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the shoulder in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed in October and returned to duty on 15 December 1862. He was captured at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863 and passed through Fort McHenry, MD to the prison at Fort Delaware. He was transferred to Point Lookout, MD on 26 October 1863 with no further record.

References & notes

His service from Rankin1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His Sharpsburg wound detail from a casualty list in the Abingdon Virginian of 3 October 1862 online from the Library of Congress.


1   Rankin, Thomas M., 37th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H.E. Howard, Inc., 1987  [AotW citation 21771]