Greer, Alexander

Photo:  CSAflagAge at Enlistment: 25

Length of Service: 1862-1864

State:  North Carolina

Rank:  Pvt

Unit:    5th NC Battalion Cavalry consolidated to the 6th NC Cavalry Regiment

Service Record:  Enlisted on 8 Jul 1862 in Co. D and brought his own horse valued at $206; furloughed sick for 30 days in Mar 1863; RTD June 1863; served until abt. Mar or May 1864, then may have been pressed into the union or deserted around May 1864; there is no record of an Alexander Greer in the union from Tenn.

Survived War:  Yes

Cemetery / Burial:  Greer Cemetery, Johnson Co., TN (burial location unk.)

Soldier Info: Born in Ashe Co., NC in 1837; Died in Johnson Co., TN in 1919

Relationship to Author:  5th Great Uncle