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Stanhope Washington Alexander

Date: 1864 - 1865 | Identifier: 39.9.b.324
Photograph of a man believed to be Stanhope Washington Alexander of Mecklenburg County, N.C. He appears to be wearing an 1861 sack coat style of Confederate uniform, and he is possibly holding a P53 Enfield, Type 3, rifle. Alexander enlisted in Company H, 35th North Carolina Infantry Regiment, on October 26, 1864, in Mecklenburg County. He was captured at Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va., on April 1st, 1865, and confined at Hart's Island, New York Harbor until June 18, 1865, when he was released after taking the Oath of Allegiance. He died on April 4, 1912, in South Carolina and is buried in Laurelwood Cemetery, Rock Hill, S.C. Date approximated. more...
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