Sergeant, Confederate States of America Army
Captain, United States Army
Latham was born 1838 Jackson County, Alabama and died 30 Aug 1893 in Washington,
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.