(1836 - 1920)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 26th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as 3rd Sergeant of Company A, 26th Alabama Infantry about October 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was captured at Chancellorsville VA on 3 May 1863 and exchanged a week later. He was promoted to 2nd Sergeant and wounded again, at Peachtree Creek, GA on 20 July 1864.
After the War
By 1880 he was teaching school in Holland, Saline County, Arkansas but was a farmer in Yell County in 1900, and farming with his son Mallice in Scott County in 1910.
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 and the US Census of 1880-1910.
He married Louticia "Lou" Davis (1854-) in about 1872 and they had 11 children.
1836; Fayette County, AL
1920; Oklahoma City, OK
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 25486]