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Joseph Alexander

Name: Joseph Alexander

Affiliation: Union

Unit: 22nd USCT Inf.

Race: African American

Owner's Name: n/a

Place of Birth/Residence: Greencastle, Franklin County, PA

Enlistment Date: 12/16/1863

Company: D

Slave at Enlistment?: No

Rank at End of Service: Private


Enlisted in Chambersburg, PA; Wounded in Action at Dutch Gap, VA; Died at Summit House hospital, Philadelphia, PA in 1864


Soldiers’ Records for Franklin County, Pennsylvania, on the website “Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War,” Virginia Center for Digital History, University of Virginia (