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Lieut Samuel Thomas Alston, Jr
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 25, 1864
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA

(2nd) Company C, 12th North Carolina Infantry, Iverson's Brigade, Rodes' Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Warren County NC; a 28 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 5/4/1861 at Warren County, NC, he was mustered into "C" Co. NC 12th Infantry as a Private.
Promoted 3/25/1862 3rd Lieut of Company K.
Wounded during Seven Days' Battles; hospitalized 7/4/1862 Richmond, VA.; returned 11/30/1862.
Promoted to 2nd Lieut 3/12/1863.
Promoted to 1st Lieut 5/24/1863.
Mortally wounded 5/12/1864 in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.

The 12th Infantry Regiment, formerly the 2nd Volunteers, was organized near Garysburg, North Carolina, in May, 1861. Its companies were drawn from the counties of Warren, Granville, Catawba, Cleveland, Nash, Duplin, Halifax, and Robeson.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Spotsylvania
Spotsylvania County
Virginia, USA
Plot: North Carolina Section
 
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Feb 24, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10520651
Lieut Samuel Thomas Alston, Jr
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- Fran
 Added: Mar. 10, 2016
Dear Lt. Alston: "Who for his people's freedom, he fearlessly fought and died, roses of white and crimson, tokens of love and pride...love for his grand devotion, pride in his knightly deeds, as through as path of glory, reverent memory leads...!"RIP Lt. ...(Read more)
- Monty Chase
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015

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