(1834 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Alabama Infantry
An unmarried 27 year old merchant in Greenville, AL, he enlisted there as Private, Company G, 9th Alabama Infantry on 3 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References & notes
His service from the State of Alabama,1 as John Patten. Birth details from family genealogists.
His brother Matthew (1835-1904) was First Lieutenant (later Captain, POW Gettysburg) of the Company, but was absent at Sharpsburg, under arrest, charge not known.
1834 in AL
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD