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There are some 34 cards in his file which you may procure through the service noted in the Red enclosed box above.

Hopefully, I've got the narrative down right, but, it would be best to obtain hard copies to verify the data.

M G. Wigginton
Green H. Wigginton

Enlisted as Privates
"I" Co. AL 48th Infantry


John W. Wigginton

Residence Cherokee County AL;
Enlisted on 4/26/1862 at Cherokee County, AL as a Captain.
On 4/26/1862 he was commissioned into "I" Co. AL 48th Infantry
He was Surrendered on 4/9/1865 at Appomattox, VA
* Major 11/1/1864 (Estimated date)
Intra Regimental Company Transfers:
* 11/1/1864 from company I to Field & Staff (Estimated date)
(Died about 25 years after the war)
After the War he lived in Cleburne County, AL

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

- Index to Compiled Confederate Military Service Records
- Southern Historical Society Papers: Appomattox Paroles ANV
- Field Officers, Regiments & Battalions of CS Army
- The War Between the Union & Confederacy: Wm Oates


Wigginton, M. G., Co. I, 48th Alabama Infantry, reference envelope, Cards filed with Wiggonton, M. G.

Wigginton, M.[Matthew], G., Private, Company I, 48th Regiment Alabama Infantry, enlisted April 26, 1862 at Abernathy, Ala. by Capt. J. W. Wigginton for 3 years or the war, admitted Lovingston Hospital, Winchester, Va. August 27, 1862, Rubeola, returned to duty September 8, admitted Chimborazo Hospital, Div. 4, November 26, 1862, gunshot wound left hip, returned to duty January 6, 1863, wounded at Sharpsburg, near Snicker's Neck, January 16, 1863, admitted 3rd Alabama Hospital, Richmond, Va., February 11, 1863, admitted Chimborazo Hosptial, Div. 4 February 20. 1863, gunshot wound left thigh, admitted CSA General Hospital, Danville, Va. March 14, 1863, Pneumonia, returned to duty April 3, 1863, recorded on the May & June, 1863 muster as absent, sick in hospital, returned to duty prior the next bi-monthly muster, captured at Louden/near Knoxville, Tennessee December 3/4, 1863, sent to Camp Chase, Ohio prison camp December 15, 1863, arrived Rock Island Barracks, Illinois prison camp January 6, 1864, transferred for exchange March 2, 1865, admitted Receiving & Wayside Hospital, Richmond, March 9, transferred to Howard's Grove hospital March 10, admitted Jackson Hospital, Richmond, Va. March 11, 1865, gunshot wound right leg, duration 5 months, furloughed March 21, 1865 for 60 days, end of records

M311: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Alabama

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