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Confederate (CSV)


Elisha King

(? - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company A, 8th Florida Infantry on 1 April 1862 at Lafayette, FL. He was listed as a deserter from Camp Leon, FL on 30 June 1862.

On the Campaign

He was probably captured in Maryland.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 19 September 1862. He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown and probably reinterred at Rose Hill Cemetery, Hagerstown some years later.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Florida1. Details from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 10 October 1862.


09/19/1862 Hagerstown, MD


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 190  [AotW citation 17637]