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4th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
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Name: Joseph A. ThomasRank: 4th Corporal Company: E

Joseph and two of his brothers enlisted on 25 April, 1861 at Sparta, Alabama. He was mustered in at Lynchburg, Va. His record is large. He is wounded at least three times and is engaged in at least 19 major battles. He is wounded at 1st Manassas on 21 July 1861 near Catlett's Station. A CMR dated Jan thru April 1862 he is back in his company. He appears on a list of casualties in 3rd Brigade [Laws]in fighting near Richmond Va. on 27 June and 1 July 1862. He is wounded at Gettysburg, [shot in the leg] exchanged at Camp Lee, and is home on wounded leave. Back in his company in time for the fight at Gains Farm where he is again wounded and went on wounded leave again. He is again on leave but returns for the battle at Fredricksburg. He is back in his company and is promoted to 4th Corporal on 14 Sept. 1864. His unit is surrendered at Appomattox Court House on 9 April 1865.

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Contact Name: Phillip Thomas
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