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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Matthew William Puckett

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 42nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company I, 42nd Virginia Infantry at Lynchburg, VA on 5 March 1862. He was promoted to 2nd Corporal on 21 April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the shoulder and back and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 7 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from John D. Chapla's 42nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1983) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

10/07/1862 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 18987]