CDV OF SOLON L. COLEMAN, 4TH ALABAMA INFANTRY, WOUNDED AT FREDERICKSBURG

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Bust view of Coleman in civilian clothes. The image is "hazy" most likely from poor quality photographic chemicals used. No photographer's backmark. Pencil identification on back.

Coleman enlisted on March 4, 1862 as a Private in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was shot in the right leg at Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862. Returned to service in late 1864. Was made purchasing agent for Division Hospital in 1865. Surrendered with the regiment at Appomattox on April 9.

Solon Lycurgus Coleman was born in 1838 in Georgia and died in 1874. He is buried in Rosemont Cemetery in Uniontown, Alabama.

The 4th Alabama Infantry Regiment organized in Georgia in May of 1861 and fought until Lee surrendered it at Appomattox Court House. It mustered a total of 1,422 men during the Civil War, of whom 240 died in battle and nearly 100 of disease.

From the collection of the late William Turner.  [jet] [ph:L]

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