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US Civil War Soldiers flag   Alfred Cecil  ALFORD

  (b. January 1842Barkhamsted, Connecticut, USA   d. 19 September 1864Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA )  
Summary: Alfred Cecil ALFORD was born January 1842 in Barkhamsted, Connecticut, USA. Alfred Cecil ALFORD was the child of

Alfred Cecil ALFORD died 19 September 1864 in Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA.
Son of Alfred A Alford & Celia Hitchcock

Enlisted 7 May 1861, Reenlisted 28 July 1862 Co. F, Connecticut 2nd Heavy Artillery Reg. Civil War

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January 1842
Barkhamsted, Connecticut, USA

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USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.
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USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States - February 8, 1861

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USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia. - April 20, 1861

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.
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USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
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USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union). - July 3, 1863

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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19 September 1864
Winchester, Winchester City, Virginia, USA

Name: Alfred C. Alford
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 19 Sep 1864
Death Place: Barkhamsted, Connecticut
Age: 22
Birth Date: 1842
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03221-1
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3077
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"Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7CN-MY4 : 3 December 2014), Alfred C. Alford, 19 Sep 1864; citing Barkhamsted, Connecticut, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,077."

Alfred is buried at: Riverton Cemetery Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
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