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Pvt John Franklin Alexander
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Birth: 1834
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: May 16, 1922
Bland County
Virginia, USA

Company G, 58th Virginia Infantry, Pegram's Brigade, Early's Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence Rockbridge County VA; a 27 year-old Laborer.
6', light complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.
Enlisted on 8/1/1861 at Staunton, VA., he was mustered into "G" Co. VA 58th Infantry as a Private.
Absent, Sick, hospitalized at Monterey, VA. on Nov & Dec 1861 and Jan & Feb 1862 Rolls.
Wounded, lost finger on left hand, 12/13/1862 1st Battle of Fredericksburg, VA.; present, returned to duty on July & August 1863 Roll.
POW 5/12/1864 Spotsylvania Court House, VA.; confined 5/19/1864 at Fort Delaware, DE.; exchanged 9/30/1864.
On 10/12/1864 final Roll at Camp Lee, VA.
Paroled 5/23/1865 Staunton, VA.

Postwar, he was a shoemaker living in Rockbridge County, VA.
On 7/12/1902, living in Zack, Rockbridge County, he was 68 years old when he applied for a partial disabilty due to his wounded hand.
On 3/3/1916, he was living in Raphine, VA., and was 82 years old when he applied for full disability due to "advanced" age and wound. He was approved on 5/12/1916 for $50 per annum.
Died at Walkers Creek, VA.

The 58th Virginia Infantry Regiment completed its organization in October, 1861. Most of its members were raised in Bedford, Franklin, and Amherst counties.

 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
Burial:
Immanuel Presbyterian Cemetery
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: BigFrench
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 08, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16552608
 


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