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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Marion Harper

(c. 1841 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 48th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 21 year old farmer on his brother Jackson's place at Fair Play, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 48th Alabama Infantry on 26 April 1862 in Abernathy.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died in Richmond, VA on 3 March 1863.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

Birth

c. 1841 in GA

Death

03/03/1863; Richmond, VA

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: /soldier.cfm?id=83076  [AotW citation 25792]