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Confederate (CSV)


Daniel H. Garrison

(c. 1815 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He'd gone to Alabama by about 1845 to work for the railroad and in 1860 was a 45 year old railroad conductor living at Auburn in Macon County, AL. He enlisted there as a Private in Company K, 12th Alabama Infantry on 10 July 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant by February 1862 and was appointed Captain by 1 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 26 September 1862. His widow filed a claim for his final pay on 10 December 1863.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3; thanks to 3x-great-grandson Chip Tovey for the pointer to him. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has hius birth in 1818, and the US Census of 1860.

He married Susan Ann Cooper (c.1830-) and they had 5 or 6 children between about 1847 and 1860.


c. 1815 in NJ




1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 28025]