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Unit Type

30th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: David L. RileyRank: Private Company: I

David was born on 14 June 1833 in Bluff Springs, Talladega, Alabama. David enlisted May 22, 1862 at Talladega, Alabama. Captured at Port Gibson, Mississippi on May 1, 1863. On May 3,1863 sent by steamboat up the Mississippi River to Alton Military Prison, Alton Illinois, arriving on May 18, 1863. Exchanged on June 12, 1863. On June 30, 1863 admitted to the General Hospital, Richmiond, Virginia. On July 12, 1863 sent to Howard Grove Hospital, Richmond, Virginia for treatment of a form of smallpox. Released to return to active duty on December 15, 1863. Surrendered April 26, 1865 at Greensboro, N.C.. Paroled May 2, 1865 at Salisbury, N.C. David's younger brothers, John Calvin Riley b.1841, Co I, 30th Alabama and Abraham Caswell Riley b.1843, Co. K. 30th Alabama (Abraham captured at Port Gibson, wounded at Kolb's Farm near Marietta, Ga). David had two other Brothers in Alabama units, Martin b.1831 and Newton b.1839 both served in the 29th Alabama Infantry.

Contact Info
Contact Name: Jack Andrew Riley Sr.
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