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Confederate (CSV)


Simon W. Lane

(1840 - 1907)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company A, 26th Alabama Infantry on 3 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot that entered his chest and exited his back in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He returned to duty on 2 December 1862 and was promoted to 2nd Corporal, date not given.

After the War

He was a minister in the village of Floyd, Roosevelt County, NM, and was appointed postmaster there in 1904.

References & notes

His service from Fincham's roster,1 sourced from Tod L. Molsworth's O'Neal's 26th Alabama: the Little Regiment that Did (2000). Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


12/25/1840 in AL


01/30/1907; Floyd, NM; burial in Floyd Cemetery, Floyd, NM


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_a.html  [AotW citation 25476]