Company A, 2nd Regiment Alabama
Benjamin F. Giles [Doctor] b. 12/15/1844, enlisted as a Private, July 13, 1861, with Company A, 2nd Regiment Alabama Vols for a period of 12 months. On the Muster Roll for Sept and Oct 1861, according to Remarks, he was discharged Sept 2. For what reason (s) would a soldier be discharged after such a short period of time?