Alexander Hamilton Jr.
Alexander Hamilton Cresap Jr was born in born in 1838 in Tennessee. His occupation prior to the war was as a carpenter On May 23 1862, He enlisted in the 12th Tennessee Infantry, company K Confederate States of America. He was then transferred to Company C of the Pioneer Battalion. After this service, he was discharged from the service due to a hernia
After his discharge his records show him in Alabama as a Hospital ward master and Hospital steward. He was paroled on May 14, 1865. His parole shows he was 5 ft 7 1/2n inches tall with dark hair and a fair complexion.
He died in St Louis Missouri on August 19, 1892 due to a strangulated hernia and was buried in Potters field