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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James D. Bishop

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, he mustered as Private, Company B, 16th Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the bowels and captured in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital at Sharpsburg, then, about 4 October, sent to a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was transferred to the National Hospital, Baltimore, MD on 14 March 1863, where the bullet was removed. He was paroled in Baltimore on 26 May 1863 and sent south.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record and The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (MSHWR, Part 2, Volume 2) via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.,1

More on the Web

The full text of his entry in the MSHWR is online thanks to confederatevets.com.

Birth

c. 1840

Notes

1   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #527  [AotW citation 18346]