(c. 1829 - ?)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
In 1860 he was a 31 year old farmer on a substantial and prosperous place near Hayneville in Lowndes County, AL. He enlisted as a Private in Company K, 5th Alabama Infantry on 2 April 1862 at Hayneville, AL.
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 a prisoner at Fort Delaware until 2 October when he was sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange. He was admitted to a hospital in Richmond, VA with stricture (narrowing of a vessel or structure) on 13 October, furloughed for 60 days on a medical certificate of disability, and was officially declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. There is no later military or civil record.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, as A.D. Rodgers; thanks to Miles Krisman for the pointer to him. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom assumes he died before 1870, and the US Census of 1860.
He married Margaret Lavina Cunningham (1833-1898) in September 1858.
c. 1829 in NC
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 28088]