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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joshua C. Bryant

(? - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G as Private - October 8, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the abdomen and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was in Frederick, MD until October 27, when he was transferred to Baltimore. He was kept at Ft. McHenry and at the Camden Street Hospital until 13 March 1863, when he was transferred to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange. He was admitted to the Smallpox Hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, on 1 April 1863 and died there on 6 April.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who lists him as J.C. Bryant. His first name, POW, and hospital details from his service jacket at the National Archives.

Death

04/06/1863 Petersburg, VA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13326]