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Confederate (CSV)

Private

J L Bartlett

(? - 1864)

Home State: Unknown

Command Billet: Signaller

Branch of Service: Signals

Unit: Jackson's Command

 

see his Battle Report

Before Sharpsburg

He had been with Lee as "Signal Officer" at 2nd Manassas before the Antietam Campaign.

The rest of the War

He was killed in 1864, but may have been promoted to Signal Sergeant by that time.1

References & notes

He is identified in the OR, as Captain and Signal Officer, but never held that rank.1

Death

1864

Notes

1   Information that Bartlett was never a Captain in the Confederate Signal Corps but was a particularly capable Private detailed to signal service, killed in 1864, comes in a series of email messages of 25-28 July 2005 from noted authority David W Gaddy to the author.  [AotW citation 195]