Cpl. Rogers was captured June 11, 1864 during the Battle of Trevillian Station. He was sent to Fortress Monroe,Va. on June 20th, moved to Point Lookout, Md. and on July 25th was transferred to Elmira Prison, N.Y.
Cpl. Alexander Rogers died on January 23, 1865 at Elmira of remittent fever. He was buried in grave # 1588.