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E. Buchanan

E. Buchanan

Confederate (CSV)

Private

Elijah Buchanan

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old carpenter in York County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 27 May 1861 in Williamsburg.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database. His picture from a photograph from Tim Smith, published online in an article in HR History, from the Daily Press.

Birth

c. 1838

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18933]