Monday, February 25, 2013

Maryland's Last Surviving Confederate Real Son Dies

From the Dec, 18, 2012 Cumberland (Md) Times-News "LaVale man, last surviving son of Civil War veteran dies at 91."

Albert L. Comer, Sr., Maryland's last son of a Confederate Veteran died Dec. 16, 2012.

At age 78, he was inducted into the Maryland Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) in a ceremony.

He was the son of James J. Comer, who enlisted at age 14, the youngest member of Stonewall Jackson's 53rd Brigade.

he married after the war, and after the death of his wife, married a girl 34 years younger.  Albert was born in 1921, when his father was 74.

What Were They feeding Those Boys in Gray?  --Old Secesh

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