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Confederate (CSV)


Corbet A. Ryder

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, 3rd Alabama Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his thigh in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and captured there.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September and was transferred to Fortress Monroe, VA, probably for exchange, on 1 November 1862.

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. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,2 as C.A. Ryder, Co. K, 5th Alabama. Personal details from family genealogists.

He married Matilda Osborne (-1906) in December 1865 and they had at least 4 children by 1880, 3 of whom survived to adulthood.


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=176454  [AotW citation 25601]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #201  [AotW citation 25637]