Wilson, Henry F. (Henry Felix), b.1837.

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On 1861 Apr. 23 Henry F. Wilson enlisted as a private in the Mobile Rifles, Co. K, 3rd Ala. Infantry Regiment. While a member of the 3rd Ala. Infantry Regiment, Wilson fought in the battles of Seven Pines, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Winchester, and in the Wilderness Campaign. He was paroled in Appomattox.

From the description of Map of Norfolk, Va., and vicinity, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122538313

Henry F. Wilson, born in 1837, was a native of North Carolina who moved with his parents to Pike Co., near Troy, Ala. He studied under the tutelage of his mother and a Baptist minister.

In 1856 Henry moved to Mobile, Ala., where he worked as a clerk in a cotton commission house. On 23 April 1861 he enlisted as a private in the Mobile Rifles, Company K, 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. Wilson was one of four brothers who served in the Confederate Army, and he was paroled at Appomattox, Va.

On 14 December 1865 he married Mary Virginia Clarke. After the war he returned to Mobile where he was part of the cotton commission firm, Webster and Wilson. Later he moved to Birmingham where he was involved in the business of real estate and stocks and bonds.

From the description of Mobile Rifles diary and notebook, 1860-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145409489

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creatorOf Wilson, Henry F. (Henry Felix), b.1837. Mobile Rifles diary and notebook, 1860-1865. Alabama Department of Archives and History
creatorOf Wilson, Henry F. (Henry Felix), b. 1837. Map of Norfolk, Va., and vicinity, 1861. Alabama Department of Archives and History
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Sewell's Point (Va.)
Tanner's Creek (Va.)
Confederate States of America
Hampton Roads (Va. : Harbor)
Kempsville (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Mill Creek (Va.)
Fort Monroe (Va.)
Richmond (Va.)
Union (Ala.)
Beacon Point (Va.)
United States
Broad Creek (Va.)
Craney Island (Va.)
Portsmouth (Va.)
Gainesville (Ala.)
Willoughby Point (Va.)
Mobile (Ala.)
Monticello (Va.)
Chesapeake Bay Region (Md. and Va.)
James River (Va.)
Sandy Point (Va.)
Chesapeake Bay (Va.)
Mason's Creek (Va.)
Pig's Point (Va.)
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Mobile County (Ala.)
Gosport Navy Yard (Va.)
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Lynhaven Bay (Va.)
Elizabeth River (Va.)
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Nansemond River (Va.)
Hampton (Va.)
Little Creek Inlet (Va.)
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Willoughby Bay (Va.)
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Fredericksburg, Battle of, Fredericksburg, Va., 1862
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Fair Oaks, Battle of, Va., 1862
Wilderness, Battle of the, Va., 1864
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Kernstown, 1st Battle of, Winchester, Va., 1862
Appomattox Campaign, 1865
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Birth 1837

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