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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Thomas Dennis

(1839 - 1920)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old planter, he enlisted as Private, Company A, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 23 August 1861 in Norfolk, VA. He was wounded at Seven Pines, VA in June 1862.

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 wounded at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 8 May 1864, furloughed 13 July, and afterward absent, disabled. He retired from service on 4 January 1865.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama1 and Alfred Young's The Complete Roster and Service Records of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia during the Overland Campaign (2019). His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Helen Sibley (1846-1940).

Birth

10/17/1839; Stockton, Baldwin County, AL

Death

12/28/1920; Mobile, AL; burial in Magnolia Cemetery, Mobile, AL

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=50176  [AotW citation 25573]