Name: AUSTON, ALBERT HOLMAN (Also listed on muster roll as Albert Austin)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 18 July 1861 at Daleville, Dale County
Service History: Pr: Winchester Va May 25 62 Cross Keys Va Jun 8 62 Cold Harbor Jun 20 62 Malvern Hill Jul 2 62 Cedar Mt Aug 9 62 Hazel River Aug 23 62 Manassas Junc Aug 27-30 62 Chantilly Sep 1 62 Harpers Ferry Sep 13 62 Sharpsburg Sep 17 62 Shepards Town Va Sep 18 62; Fredericksburg Va Dec 13 62 Gettysburg PA Jul 2 63; Abs on detail Suffolk Va May 3 63. Captured July 3, 1863, Gettysburg, sent to Fort Delaware; paroled from there July 18, 1865
Date of Birth: 18 November 1839  Place of Birth: Barbour County, Alabama
Date of Death: 18 June 1916 Place of Death: Daleville, Dale County, Alabama
Buried: Daleville City Cemetery, Daleville, Dale County, Alabama
Father: John Arter "Jack" Austin (b 22 November 1815 in Milledgeville, Baldwin County, Georgia, d 23 Noveber 1893; son of John Auston and Sarah //)
Mother: Rebecca C. Dick (b 6 May 1821, d 10 October 1846; married 4 January 1835 in Decatur County, Georgia)
Spouse(s): Sarah Frances Trammell (b 21 September 1846, d 6 August 1925, daughter of Marcellus Crawford Trammell and Mary Ann McCarty; married 19 October 1865 in Daleville)
Children: Eva Lee, Wallace Hendrix, William Marcellus, Ola Beatrice, Bonnie Dale (son), Mary Rebecca, Cody Cummings,  Sarah Elberta 
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Daleville, Dale County, Alabama; Brannen, Coffee County, Alabama
Other: Alabama Pension #11734, Dale County; Pensioner A. H. Austin; Witnesses W. R. Painter and W. C. Mizell
Brother John Green Auston served with Lewis' Battalion.
"He was a splendid soldier; always present for duty until captured at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, and never was exchanged during the war." (Oates, The War Between the Union and the Confederacy, Appendix A)
Photographs:

(Rt) Jack Auston, father of Albert Holman Auston

(Below) Albert and Sarah Auston, Daleville City Cemetery

 

    

Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net