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Confederate (CSV)


Jeremiah Walker Stallings, Jr.

(1841 - 1920)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 20 year old worker on his parent's small farm at Wedowee in Randolph County, AL. He enlisted at Montgomery, AL as a Private in Company D, 13th Alabama Infantry on 19 July 1861. He was appointed Color Sergeant about August 1862 (to date from 1 June).

On the Campaign

While serving as Color Sergeant he was severely wounded by a gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled at Sharpsburg on 30 September 1862 and was in a Richmond, VA hospital by 31 October. His leg was amputated and he was furloughed home on 17 December 1862.

After the War

By 1880 he was a blacksmith at Rock Mills, Randolph County, AL. In 1900 he was a blacksmith and the jail warden at Lafayette, Chambers County, AL and in 1910 was a blacksmith with his own shop there. He was retired in Chambers County by 1910.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Military Service Records,1 via fold3. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860, 1880-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


03/30/1841; Roanoke, AL


07/16/1920; LaFayette, AL; burial in LaFayette Cemetery, Lafayette, AL


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 29032]