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Alfred Ransom Courtney

Residence was not listed; a 27 year-old Lawyer.

Enlisted on 5/15/1861 at Deep Run Church, VA as a 2nd Lieutenant.

On 5/15/1861 he was commissioned into "C" Co. VA 38th Battn Heavy Artillery 
He was transferred out on 7/8/1861

On 7/8/1861 he was commissioned into VA Courtney Light Artillery 
He was discharged for promotion on 7/20/1862

On 7/20/1862 he was commissioned into VA Winchester Light Artillery 
(date and method of discharge not given)


He was listed as:
* Courtmartialed (date and place not stated) (For dereliction of duty at Sharpsburg MD)
* Found guilty (date and place not stated) (On most counts)
* Ordered 7/15/1863 Gen Buckner, Army Of Tennessee (No further record)
* Wounded 5/10/1864 Resaca, GA (Estimated day, severely wounded)


Promotions:
* 2nd Lieut 5/15/1861 
* Capt 7/8/1861 (Elected)
* Major 7/20/1862 (As of Cutshaw's Battalion)


Other Information:
born 11/17/1833 in King & Queen County, VA
died 11/4/1914 in Richmond, VA 
Buried: Hollywood Cemetery, VA

(Postwar member of Masons.  Master of Virginia Masons 
 in 1906.  Virginia Senate from Henrico County 1869-1871.
)

After the War he lived in Richmond, VA

Sources used by Historical Data Systems, Inc.:

 - The Virginia Regimental Histories Series
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