Name: Edward W Christian


Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Alabama
Service Record: Enlisted in Company A, Alabama 61st Infantry Regiment. Civil War

The war began when Confederate warships bombarded Union soldiers at Fort Sumter, South Carolina on April 12, 1861. The war ended in Spring, 1865. Robert E. Lee surrendered the last major Confederate army to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865.