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Alexander A. Cathey
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1833
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1913

1st Lt.,Co.G,34th N.C.Inf.Regt.-CSA. One of the "Immortal 600".
Volume IX, Page 315:

Cathey, Alexander A., 1st Lieutenant born in Mecklenburg County where he resided as a farmer prior to enlisting in Mecklenburg County at the age of 26, September 30, 1861. Mustered in as a Sergeant. Elected 3rd Lieutenant on April 18th, 1862. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant on September 7, 1862. Wounded in the leg and captured at or near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-5, 1863. Leg amputated. Hospitalized at Davids Island, New York Harbor, on or about July 17, 1863. Transferred to Fort Wood, Bedloe's Island, New York Harbor, where he arrived on October 4, 1863. Transferred to Fort McHenry, Maryland, February 10, 1864. Transferred to Fort Delaware, Delaware, June 15, 1864. Transferred to Hilton Head, South Carolina, August 20, 1864. Hospitalized at Beaufort, South Carolina, August 28, 1864. Exchanged on December 13, 1864. Retired to the Invalid Corps on March 16, 1865. (N.C. Troops book by N.C.Dept. of Archives and History.)

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Margaret Elizabeth Stewart Cathey (1839 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Martha Ona Cathey (1871 - 1943)*
  John A Cathey (1872 - 1877)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Steele Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Charlotte
Mecklenburg County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Scott Hutchison
Record added: Jan 22, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10355947
Alexander A. Cathey
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Alexander A. Cathey
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