Thursday, September 20, 2012
ANOTHER ONE OF THOSE ARISTOCRATIC SLAVE OWNERS...fighting to preserve slavery (stated with abundant dose of scarcasm).
An old tin print of Alfred Harrison Craig and wife Nancy Cannon. Look closely and you will see the patch on his cheek that hides his wound from the Battle of Chickamauga.
Alfred was born 25 Dec 1840 in Caldwell County, NC.
He enlisted for the war in Caldwell County on May 12, 1862. Probably a recruit for Vance’s Legion. He mustered in as a private in Company H, 58th North Carolina Troops, on July 29, 1862. Reported present January through June 1863. Wounded in the right check at Chickamauga, Georgia, on September 20, 1863. Reported absent wounded through August 31, 1864. Reported in the hospital at Montgomery, Alabama, on November 15, 1864.