|Death: ||Jul. 2, 1863|
Amos was the seventh son born to John and Elizabeth Simmons Mansell. He enlisted in the Confederate Army on 15 August 1861, age 18 Private, in the Infantry. Regimental Unit 15th Alabama Infantry Regiment Company C. He was single and a farmer at the time of enlistment.
Engagements-Present at Winchester, Virginia 25 May 1862 through Cross Keys, Virginia 8 June 1862. Wounded at Cold Harbor, Virginia 27 June 1862. Absent wounded at Malvern Hill, Virigina 2 July 1862. Present at Cedar Mountain 9 August 1862 to Suffolk, Virginia. 3 May 1863 inclusive.
Killed at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 2 July 1863.
Remarks-PO Address Troy, Pike County, Alabama. Killed instantly by a Minnie ball from the enemy's guns passing through the head.
Authority: Historical Record Roll, near Richmond, Virginia 31 December 1864.
John Mancell (1800 - 1844)
Elizabeth Mancell Simmons Cotton (1810 - 1880)
William A Mansell (1826 - 1880)*
Samuel J Mancell (1828 - 1862)*
John E Mansell (1842 - 1861)*
Amos P Mancell (1843 - 1863)
Source: Jean Kennedy and Laura Clemmons. Florence, Alabama. When in doubt or when no proof was available, we have provided the facts and given you the option of deciding for yourself which is correct. Years of researching, reading between the lines, and that ever reliable "gut feeling" make us sure we are on the right track, but the final decision is yours. If you find errors or have additional information to contribute, please contact us.
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Buried in a mass grave
Created by: Carol Hoch was Johnson
Record added: Dec 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122558399