Name: SANDERS, HENRY FRANCIS "FRANK" (listed on muster roll as Frank I. [F.J.?] Sanders)
Rank: Private
Enlisted: 3 July 1861 at Westville, Dale County, Alabama
Service History: Absent Sick: Winchester, Va. May 25/62; Cross Keys, Va. June 8/62; Cold Harbor, June 27/62; Malvern Hill, July 2/62; Cedar Mt. Va. Aug. 9/62; Manassas Junction, Aug.27/62; Manassas Plains, Aug. 28, 29, 30/62; Chantilly, Sept. 1/62; Harpers Ferry, Sept. 13/62; Sharpsburg, Sept. 17/62; Shephards Town Sept. 19/72; Raccoon Mt. Oct. 27/63; Lookout Valley, Oct. 28/63; Camel Station, Nov. 16/63. Present: Hazel River, Aug. 23/62. Severely Wounded: Fredericksburg, Dec. 13/62. Absent Wounded: Suffolk, Va. May 3/63; Gettysburg, Pa. July 2/63. Absent on Furlough: Gettysburg, Pa. July 3/63; Battle Mountain, July 24/63; Chickamauga, Ga. Sept. 19 & 20/63. Absent on Detail: Knoxville, Tenn. Nov. 20/63. to Williamsburg Road, Oct. 27/64.  Detailed by Secretary of War of Disability of Wound, Mar. 1/64.
Date of Birth: 18 June 1840 Place of Birth: Alabama
Date of Death: 12 March 1899 Place of Death: Jack, Coffee County, Alabama
Buried: Shearon Cemetery, County Road 315, Coffee County, Alabama
Father: Isaiah Sanders (b abt 1809 in Dutch Fork, Lexington, South Carolina, d 1881 in Pike County, Alabama)
Mother: Elizabeth Price (b abt 1817 in North Carolina, d 1881 in Pike County, Alabama)
Spouse(s): Eliza Louiza Patience Watson (b January 1844 in Morgan County, Georgia, d October 1929 in Coffee County, Alabama, married 25 December 1886); daughter of Samuel Jefferson Watson (b 4 August 1819 in Marlboro Dist., South Carolina) and Susan J. Watson (b 22 May 1822 in Marion County, South Carolina)
Children: Frances Cordelia (Cauley, Stroud), James Samuel Jefferson, Mary Elizabeth (Fowler), Willis Franklin, Nancy J. (Johnson), John A.
Occupation: Artist
Residence(s): Westville, Dale County, Alabama; Tillman's Mill, Coffee County, Alabama
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Submitter: Georgia V. Fleming E-mail: hyacinth@ala.net