Enlisted as a Private on 4 January 1865. Substitute Company K, 33rd Infantry Regiment Indiana on 4 Jan 1865. Mustered Out Company K, 33rd Infantry Regiment Indiana on 21 Jul 1865 at Louisville, KY.
--------- A. H. Alexander, a pioneer resident of Logansport, died at St. Joseph hospital Sunday morning, at ll o'clock from the effects of an operation performed to counteract the effects of an injury to his left foot sustained while chopping wood some weeks ago. Mr. Alexander while chopping wood severed several arteries in his foot and blood poisoning was feared. The physicians recognizing the fact that the only hope of recovery lay in amputation tried to save his life. He rallied under the operation but his age, he being in his eighty third year, was against him and he gradually sunk. The deceased was born on the banks of Cayuga lake. New York, Oct. 14, 1818 and came to Logansport in 1844. In 1846 he was married to the wife who survives him. At the beginning of the Civil war he enlisted in the 2nd California cavalry, with which company he served as first sergeant for two years receiving recognition for bravery. After being discharged he returned to Logansport where he enlisted in the 33rd Indiana Volunteers and joined his company at Atlanta, Ga. After the war was over he came back to his family in Logansport and settled down to citizen life. He was a good citizen, an honorable, upright gentleman, whom no one could help but admire. He was a strong churchman, taking great interest in the workings of his church, the Broadway Presbyterian. He had for years held responsible positions in the church and at the time of his death was one of the four elders. While a truly religious man he spent much of his activity in other sources. He was a man of wonderful physique and mentality. Up until the time of his death he had retained his mind and his powerful build withstood the shock of the operation at the hospital in wonderful fashion. The deceased for a number of years served as Captain of police in Washington. In this responsible position be acquitted himself with honors. Retiring he went to Topeka. Kan., where for some years he held his residence, returning to Logansport In 1891, where he has since resided. Besides his wife, a son, Edward W. Alexander, a conductor on the Panhandle and Mrs. Kate Wilson, of Chicago, survive to mourn the death of husband and father. The funeral will he held at 10 o'clock this morning from the residence of E. W. Alexander, No, 1120 North street, conducted by Rev. Walter J. Johnson, pastor of the Broadway Presbyterian church. LOGANSPORT JOURNAL APRIL 9, 1901