Thomas Green Dupree served
as a private in the First Alabama Legion, Company E, 2nd Battery of the
Confederate Army. This Company was later
consolidated with others and became Company B of the 59th Regiment Alabama
Infantry. Sometime in the spring of 1864, Thomas was promoted to Corporal.
Thomas had enlisted at Montgomery, Alabama, June 15, 1862.He was wounded
and captured April 4, 1865 at Sutherland Station between Petersburg and
Burkville, Virginia, just 5 days before Lee's surrender. Sent as a prisoner
to Point Lookout, Maryland. He was paroled from there June 11, 1865 at the
conclusion of the war and upon swearing allegiance to the Union.