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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

S. C. Coleman

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private, Company F (later E), 5th Alabama Infantry on 26 April 1861 in Livingston, and was appointed First Sergeant, date not given.

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 home on a wounded furlough in November 1862. He was captured at Chancellorsville, VA on 3 May 1863. He was a prisoner of war for most or all of 1864.

References & notes

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

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=37653, etc.  [AotW citation 25620]