1st Alabama Cavalry - Est. 1862
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David D Chestaine/Chastain(Chastain)

Age:  18
Birthplace:  Union Co., GA
Occupation:  Farmer
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Company Assignment:  A

1/12/1864 Enlisted
Camp Davies, MS
2/5/1864 Mustered In
Memphis, TN
3/10/1865 Prisoner of War
Monroe's Crossroads, Solomon Grove, NC

He was later paroled and sent to camp Chase, OH (date unknown).
6/12/1865 Mustered Out
Camp Chase, OH
Was brother of James Polk Chastain.

Database created and maintained by Ryan Dupree.

Service records compiled by Glenda Todd and used with her permission. This and other information about the history of the First and the men who fought with the unit can be found in her book, First Alabama Cavalry, USA: Homage to Patriotism.

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