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F.E. Bayol

F.E. Bayol

Confederate (CSV)


Francis Edward Bayol


(1835 - 1900)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private, Company I (later D), 5th Alabama Infantry on 9 August 1861 in Greensboro.

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 again, at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. Disabled for field service, he was detailed to the CS Quartermaster's Department at Demopolis, AL by March 1864 to at least November.

After the War

By 1880 he was a teacher in Hollow Square, Hale County, 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. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1880. His gravesite is on Findagrave, source also of his picture, from a photograph contributed by user Kricket.

He married the widow Elizabeth West Melton Torbert (1837-1901) in 1864 and they had 10 children.

His brother Julius Honore "Jules" Bayol (1838-1862) was also in Company D of the 5th Infantry, but was killed on 1 July 1862 at Malvern Hill near Richmond, VA.

More on the Web

Wartime letters home from Ned and Jules, along with other family papers, are in the collection of the Virginia Historical Society [finding aid].


04/1835 in AL


1900; Greensboro, AL; burial in Greensboro Cemetery, Greensboro, AL


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=10703, etc.  [AotW citation 25616]