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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Virgil C. Pritchett

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Amelia County, he mustered as 3rd Sergeant, Company C, 23rd Virginia Infantry on 15 May 1861 in Winterham, VA. He reenlisted on 13 February 1862 and received a 30 day furlough. He was reduced in rank to Private on 1 June 1862 and was reported absent without leave in July. He returned to duty in August 1862.

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 Thomas Rankin's 23rd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.

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 18951]