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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Alexander Ellis

(c. 1839 - 1863)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Tuskegee as a Private in Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (CSRs) at the US National Archives via fold3 and the State of Alabama.1 His wounding at Sharpsburg and personal details from additional research by artist and author of an upcoming novel of the Third Alabama, Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog].

Birth

c. 1839 in IRELAND

Death

07/01/1863; Gettysburg, PA

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=56450  [AotW citation 26049]