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Lieut W A Alexander
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 10, 1864
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

Company A "Sparks Guards" of Bibbs County, 20th Georgia Infantry, Benning's Brigade, Field's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Bibb County GA.
Enlisted on 5/17/1861, he was mustered into "A" Co. GA 20th Infantry as a Private.
Appointed 1st Sergt 12/1861.
Elected Jr 2nd Lieut 3/18/1863.
Promoted to 2nd Lieut 7/2/1863.
Promoted to 1st Lieut 1864.
He was Killed In Action in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

The 20th Infantry Regiment was formed at Columbus, Georgia, in May, 1861, and soon moved to Virginia where it was assigned to the Potomac District. The men were from the counties of Muscogee, Jefferson, Cook, Harris, Wilkinson, Telfair, and Crawford.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Inscription:
No marked headstone; Cemetery Ledger burial record lists him as Lieutenant - -, Company A, 20th Georgia.
 
Burial:
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Georgia State Section
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Jul 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14869238
Lieut W A Alexander
Added by: BigFrench
 
Lieut W A Alexander
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- Hutch
 Added: Jan. 30, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Nov. 2, 2010
As General Robert E. Lee said, "If we awarded medals, they all should receive one". The fight is over, Its time to rest, You did your duty, You gave your best. We Will Never Forget You.
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Apr. 19, 2008
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