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30th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Abraham Caswell RileyRank: Private Company: K

Abraham Caswell Riley b. 1843 in Coosa, Coosa, Alabama, joins with his brothers, David L. Riley b.1833-1903 and John Calvin Riley b.1841 the 30th Alabama Infantry at Talladega, Alabama. Abraham and David L. Riley will be captured at the battle of Port Gibson Mississippi on May 1, 1863 and sent on May 3, 1963 up the Mississippi River by steamboat to Alton Military Prision, Alton, Illinois arriving on May 18, 1863. They will be exchanged on June 12, 1863. On June 30 David is sent to the General Hosptial in Richmond, Virginia. Abraham is given a 30 day leave and reports back to his unit. In 1864, Abraham will be wounded at the battle of Kolb's Farm near Marietta, Georgia. He will return and Abraham and older brother David L. Riley will stack arms and surrender at Greensboro, N.C. on April 26, 1865.

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Contact Name: J. Riley
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