Looking for information on Columbus J L Cunningham Confederate army.

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>Columbus J.L. Cunningham (1829-1908) - Find A Grave Memorial 

Colonel of 57th Reg, Alabama Infantry, CSA

Lawyer, elected County Supt of Schools 1870 and 1871
Columbus J. L. Cunningham:
Born: August 11, 1829
Birthplace: Georgia 
Wife: Harriet Eugenia Hamilton Cunningham 1833 – 1897
Occupation before War:
Newspaper Editor and Attorney in Macon and Pike Counties Alabama
Civil War Career:
1862: 2nd Lt. Of Company E 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment 
1862: Resigned as Lt. To take care of his family 
1863: Major of 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment 
1863 – 1865: Colonel of 57th Alabama Infantry Regiment
1864: Wounded during the Battle of Franklin Tennessee
Occupation after War:
Attorney and Judge in Union Springs Alabama 
Newspaper Editor in Jasper Alabama 
Lived in Dallas Texas 

Died: November 10, 1908
Place of Death: Union Springs Alabama
Age at time of Death: 79 years old 
Burial Place: Oak Hill Cemetery Union Springs Alabama

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