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Confederate (CSV)


Middleton M. Rawson

(c. 1836 - ?)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A 24 year old married farm laborer living in the Harrisburg District, Jackson County, he had a newborn son in July 1860. He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the right hand, necessitating amputation of finger, and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The remainder of the War:
Paroled at Fort Delaware, DE and sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange 2 October 1862. Captured in Raleigh, NC hospital 30 April 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Fincham, Jr.1. Details from the 1860 US Federal Census for Jackson County, GA.

Birth State: GA    


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12240]

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