Alexander, seen here as a sergeant, was promoted to second lieutenant in October 1862 and to first lieutenant in September 1863. He was appointed acting assistant quartermaster in October 1864. Private William Kinkead was taken prisoner in February 1863 and was exchanged in May 1863. In early 1864 he was transferred to the Adjutant General's Office in Washington, D.C. Photograph c.1862.