Andrew Jackson Buttram was the last Confederate soldier killed in action east of the Mississippi River in the American Civil War. He was killed during a raid in Munford, Alabama on April 23, 1865. Buttram served in Captain B C Raney's Randolph County, Alabama Reserves, Company E. A monument stands at the spot where he was killed, placed there by the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC), November 04, 1914. This monument placed by the UDC was moved after 1972 to a spot about 75 feet from his grave site. A new grave marker was placed on the grave by the Sons of the Confederate Veterans on May 3, 1998.
Son of James Buttram and Mary Elizabeth Kates. Husband of Sabrina A Patton, married 1845, Pike County, Georgia. Final resting place in Munford, Alabama.
A Reburial and Confederate Military Funeral of Lt Andrew Jackson Buttram will be held April 18, 2020.
↑ 1.01.1Lt Andrew Jackson Buttram and the Battle of Munford, Confederate Veteran, January/February 2020, page 24.