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ALEXANDER, G. L., Confederate soldier, probably a native of Alabama, and at the time of entrance into the C. S. Army a resident of Jackson County.

He enlisted in Snodgrass's 16th Infantry Battalion, which was consolidated with Norwood's Sixth Infantry Battalion to form the 55th Alabama Infantry Regiment, of which he was appointed Major, March 8, 1862.

He was killed in an engagement at Baton Rouge, Louisiana, August 5, 1862. He is said to have been a fearless and gallant officer.

Last residence: Jackson County.

Source: History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, by Thomas McAdory Owen, LL. D., Volume III,
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, Chicago, 1921

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