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18th Alabama Infantry (CSA)
Ancestor Info
Name: Thomas Jefferson YoungbloodRank: Sergeant Company: H

Co H, 18th Alabama Infantry Regt., CSA b 15 September 1842 in Fariorville, Bullock County, Alabama, d 25 March 1921 in Pike County, Alabama 'He enlisted as a private in Company H, Eighteenth Alabama infantry, March 10, 1862, and during the last year of the war served as sergeant. He engaged in the battles of Chickamauga, Resaca, New Hope Church, Atlanta, Jonesboro, Columbia, Franklin and Nashville, besides other smaller engagements. At Chickamauga he was twice wounded and at the siege of Atlanta was wounded by a piece of flying shell. He served gallantly as a member of the rear guard in Hood’s army in the retreat from Nashville; was at the siege of Spanish Fort, and surrendered with Gen. Richard Taylor in May, 1865. For his gallantry at Spanish Fort, where he was given command of a picked band of men and entrusted with a perilous and difficult duty, Sergeant Youngblood received public commendation from his commander, Brig. Gen. James T. Holtzclaw.' (Notable Men of Alabama: Personal and Genealogical with Portraits) Brother of John Lake Youngblood bur Goodhope Baptist Church Cemetery, Pike County, Alabama

Contact Info
Contact Name: William P. Rodgers, Jr.
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