(1828 - 1862)
Home State: Alabama
Education: Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of 1848
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 44th Alabama Infantry
On the Campaign
Colonel Derby was killed in action at Sharpsburg.
9/12/1828; Dinwiddie County, VA
09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Charles A. Derby Papers (MS#030).
Virginia Military Institute, and Diane B. Jacob, Head, Archives & Records Management, Virginia Military Institute Archives, Published c.2000, first accessed 01 January 2003, <http://www.vmi.edu/archives/>, Source page: /manuscripts/msguide2.html#Derby [AotW citation 191]
2 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: /referenc/alamilor/44thinf.html [AotW citation 192]