(1833 - 1907)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
A 28 year old farmer at Millport in Fayette County, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 26th Alabama Infantry on 3 October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded by a gunshot in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was discharged for wounds, date not given.
After the War
He was farming at Tishomingo, MS by 1870 and to at least 1880. In 1900 he was a farmer in Pottsville, Pope County, Arkansas.
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 a sketch in the Pope County History (County Historical Association), family genealogists and the US Census of 1860-1900. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
He married Martha Adeline Box (1835-1865) in about 1853 and they had 4 children. He married again, the wdow Mary Elizabeth Pickett Walker Dunahoo (1839-1901) in Mississippi in February 1868 and they had 7 more.
07/28/1833; Fayette County, AL
08/08/1907; Pope County, AR; burial in Pisgah Cemetery, Pottsville, AR
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Alabama, Published 2005, first accessed 23 August 2020, <https://ranger95.com/civil_war/alabama/index.html>, Source page: /infantry/26ala_inf/26th_ala_inf_roster_a.html [AotW citation 25484]