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)

(Rt) Jack Auston, father of Albert Holman Auston

(Below) Albert and Sarah Auston, Daleville City Cemetery



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