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J. C. C. Sanders

J. C. C. Sanders

Confederate (CSA)


John Caldwell Calhoun Sanders

(1840 - 1864)

Home State: Alabama

Education: U of Alabama

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He left the University of Alabama, where he was a student in 1861 to join the Confederate Guards, which became part of the 11th Alabama Volunteer Infantry at Lynchburg, Va., and was with the Army of Northern Virginia for the rest of his life.

The rest of the War

On 21 August 1864, in command of Wilcox's Brigade, he died, at age 24, fighting at the Weldon Railroad near Petersburg, Va.


4/8/1840; Tuscaloosa, AL


8/21/1864; Petersburg, VA; burial in Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond, VA