Ephriam Latham was born 1838 Jackson County, Alabama and died 30 Aug 1893 in Washington, D.C.
He buried in Arlington National Cemetery Section 1 Grave 713. Ephriam was a son of Jonathan and Elizabeth Ball Latham.
Ephriam Latham was mustered into the Confederate Army 17 September 1861 as a Sergeant in Company C, Mead's Company, 26th Alabama Volunter Infantry Regiment.
On 30 September1861 he was appointed Junior Second Lieutenant. Deserted as Lieutenant in June 1863 and joined Union Army as Captain of Company A, 1st Tennessee & Alabama Independent Vidette Cavalry 28 August 1863. He served as a Captain in this unit until he was discharged.
CAPT ALA VIDETTE CAV
- DATE OF DEATH: 07/30/1893
- BURIED AT: SITE 713
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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