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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Charles E. Bush

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 52nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 22 year old blacksmith's apprentice in Augusta County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 52nd Virginia Infantry on 9 July 1861 in Staunton. He reenlisted on 1 May 1862, and was appointed Color Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action while carrying the colors at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Shepherdstown, VA the next day.

References & notes

Service from Driver1 and the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1839; Henrico County, VA

Death

09/18/1862 Shepherdstown, WV

Notes

1   Driver, Robert J., 52nd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard Inc., 1986  [AotW citation 18733]