(1843 - 1909)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
In the 1860 Census he was living in Putnam County, FL with his older brother David. The brothers enlisted together as Privates in Company G, 50th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Captured in action at Cedar Creek, VA on 19 October 1864. He was exchanged in March 1865.
After the War
He married and returned to Florida in 1865.
References & notes
Basic service information from the Roster1, which says he died in prison before the end of the War. Details and his life after the War thanks to g-g-grandson Brian Bass. His gravesite is on Findagrave, which also has an excellent post-War photo of him, also from Brian. Further information from family genealogists online. His brother David A. Bass was killed at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
07/06/1843; Sumter County, GA
02/21/1909; Osceola County, FL; burial in Kenansville Cemetery, Kenansville, FL
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 2921]