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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin Franklin Pringle

(1837 - 1917)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company F, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 June 1861 in Montgomery.

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 promoted to First Sergeant of the Brigade Sharpshooters in 1863 and was wounded and captured at Frederick, MD on 8 July 1864. He was held at Point Lookout, MD until released in 1865.

After the War

He was a stockman, farmer, and worked in a bank in Pollard, AL.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His wounding on South Mountain from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

10/25/1837; Bluff Springs, FL

Death

03/06/1917; Brewton, AL; burial in Beulah Cemetery, Brewton, 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=163856  [AotW citation 25592]