3rd Corporal Henry A. Crosby was born in 1839 near Appling, Columbia County, Georgia.
He relocated to Gadsden County, Florida sometime after 1850 but before the Federal census of 1860. He was shown living at the dwelling of Todd Hardy, a farmer, and listed as a laborer.
He enlisted in Davidson’s Company on March 14th, 1862 at Quincy, Gadsden County, Florida and was appointed as 3rd Corporal. He was present with the company until his death from disease while a patient in hospital at Knoxville, Tennessee on July 12th, 1862.
He was recorded as being interred at the Bethel Confederate Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.