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Much of this following data came from the Spring, 2005 issue (number 44, ISSN 1094-1711) of Rhodes Crossroads Newsletter, a newsletter for Rhodes genealogy researchers by Craig Rhodes. The subscription to the Rhodes Crossroads Newsletter is $12 per year published quarterly or $4 per issue. To contact Craig, or to subscribe to the Rhodes Crossroads Newsletter, go here:

David was born in 1829 in Alabama. He enlisted in the 36th Alabama Infantry on 1 May 1862, at Mt. Vernon, Alabama. The 36th Alabama fought in Clayton's Brigade at Chickamauga in the Atlanta Campaign and in Spanish Fort. AL. See: Co. G, 36th Alabama Infantry - Muster Roll with details of individual soldiers. It was said that David wrote his wife "I will shave as soon as we have whipped the damn Yankees!". He survived the war but never again shaved in his life. Editor Note: Picture & data submitted by member and author of several Civil War books Art Green: