|Death: ||May 19, 1862|
Son of Seaborn Spradling per document filed after his death in Mobile County, Alabama.
(special thanks to Dennis Brooke for the following info) Grave 2145 should be Private Felix Sprading of Company E 17th Alabama Infantry. Believed to be the youngest soldier to die at Camp Dennison. Enlisted on October 12, 1861 at age 16. He was born in Talladega County Alabama. He was 5'4" with fair complexion and blue eyes and dark hair. He was listed as a farmer. He was shot in the breast and thigh on April 6, at 3:30 pm at Shiloh. Taken to Camp Dennison and died of wounds on May 19, 1862.
U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: Felix Sprading
Regiment State/Origin: Alabama
Regiment Name: 17th Alabama Infantry
Rank In: Private
Rank Out: Private
Film Number: M374 roll 42
HEADSTONE INCORRECT-Spelling of last name and rank on headstone is incorrect.
According to the National Archives Compiled Military Service Record, his index card and most of his muster roll cards show his last name spelled Sprading. There are several records with the spelling of Spradling which are official and is probably the correct spelling of his last name.
Note: Surname is listed as Sprading & Spradling on CMSR
Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery
Plot: row 43, grave 2145
Created by: Cousins by the Dozens
Record added: Aug 09, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74654111