Name: KNIGHT, MATTHEW
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 7 October 1861
Service History: Present Winchester Va May 25 62, Cross Keys Va Jun 8 62 ,Malvern Hill Jul 2 62, Cedar Mt Va Aug 9 62, Hazel Rvr Aug 23 62, Manassas Jnctn Aug 27 62, Manassas Plns Aug 28-30 6,2 Chantilly Va Sep 1 62, Harpers Fry Sep 13 62, Sharpsburg Sep 17 62; Present Shepards Town Sep 19 62, Fredericksburg Dec 13 62, Suffolk Va May 3 63, Gettysburg Pa Jul 2-3 63, Battle Mount Jul 24 63, Chickamauga Ga Sep 19-20 63, Camel Stn Nov 16 63, Knoxville Ten Nov 20 & 29 63, Dandridge Tn Jan 16 64; Absent sick Cold Harbor Jun 27 62 absent detail Raccoon Mt Tn Oct 27 63 Lookout Valley Tn Oct 28 63; Deserted at Bristol, Tenn April 28, 1864
Date of Birth: abt 1843 Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death:  Place of Death: 
Buried: 
Father: Matthew Knight (b abt 1797 in South Carolina)
Mother: Pleasant // (b abt 1801 in South Carlolina)
Spouse(s): Single at time of enlistment
Children: 
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s): Haw Ridge, Dale County, Alabama
Other:
Photographs:

 

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