Dunlap entered the war as a private in Company K, 3rd Alabama Infantry, C.S.A. He was promoted to a sergeant major in August 1863, and he became first lieutenant and adjutant of the regiment shortly after that.
Private Augustus M. Gordon and fellow private. Gordon later became lieutenant colonel of the 6th Alabama Infantry, C.S.A., and was killed at Chancellorsville. Image from Confederate Veteran, vol. 6, pg. 376.
William Bryan Hutton, attained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant, Co. A, 5th Ala. Battalion, C.S.A. He appears to be wearing a private's uniform in this image. He was killed at Chancellorsville. Image from Confederate Veteran, vol. 8, pg. 328.
Francis was captain of Co.B, 30th Alabama Infantry from 1862 until promoted to major in August 1863. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel a few weeks before he was killed at Rocky Face Ridge, Georgia.