Name: POUNCEY, ABEL JOHN (listed on muster roll as A. J. Pouncy)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 2 August 1861 at Westville, Dale County, Alabama
Service History: 
Date of Birth: 6 January 1840 Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: 19 October 1861 (typhoid) Place of Death: Haymarket, Virginia
Buried: Virginia
Father: Jesse B. Pouncey (b 7 September 1805 in Marlboro County, South Carolina, d 3 July 1886 in Dale County, Alabama)
Mother: Margaret Jane Donnell (b 14 August 1818 in Guilford County, North Carolina, d 1 October 1902 in Clayhatchee, Alabama), daughter of Daniel Donnell and Elizabeth Thompson.
Spouse(s): Not married
Children: None 
Occupation: Farmer
Residence(s):  Daleville, Dale County, Alabama
Other: Brother of William Thompson Pouncey and Samuel Ryals Pouncey, brother-in-law of Thomas Sidney Mills.
Southwestern Baptist Newspaper, 19 Dec 1861: "Abel John Pouncey, who was in the service of his country on the plains of Virginia, has been called to his long home."
Brothers Jessie Irvin Pouncey and Joseph Franklin Pouncey (Co A, 6th Alabama Cavalry) also served.
Photographs:

Jesse and Margaret Pouncey, parents of
Able John Pouncey

 

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