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Confederate (CSV)


Ezekial Abner Wimberly

(c. 1843 - 1906)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

About age 18, a worker on his father's large farm in Macon County, he enlisted in Tuskegee as a Private in Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry on 27 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was held at Fort Delaware, then sent to Aiken's Landing, VA on 2 October and exchanged there on 10 November 1862. He was detailed as a courier to General Battle in 1864 and was surrendered and paroled at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

By 1870 he was a farmer at Warrior Stand in Macon County, AL.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (CSRs) at the US National Archives via fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860 and 1870. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Thanks to Booth Malone [his 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment blog] for the pointer to Wimberly.

He married Ann Videau Wright (1845-1884) in 1868 and they had 2 sons. He married again, Mary Ellington Moore (1845-1897) in April 1884.


c. 1843 in GA


09/19/1906; in AL; burial in Confederate Memorial Park Cemetery #1, Chilton County, AL