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Confederate (CSV)


Cavin Harris Watkins

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company C (later I), 6th Alabama Infantry on 16 May 1861 at Clifton, AL.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured there.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His death at Sharpsburg is from a casualty list for Rodes' Brigade in the Montgomery Weekly Advertiser of 8 October 1862. Personal details from family genealogists.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


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=213278  [AotW citation 25678]