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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Greenwood A. Walton

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Pittsylvania County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 53rd Virginia Infantry on 21 March 1862 at Suffolk, VA. He was ill in hospital in Suffolk in May 1862 and detailed as camp guard in July.

On the Campaign

He was killed by explosion of a shell in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead,1 which also has him as Glenwood Walton. Service and other details from Gregory G. Howard's 53rd Virginia Infantry and 5th Battalion Virginia Infantry (roster, 1999) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

1843

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 19021]