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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Elijah Bishop

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 56th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company B, 56th Virginia Infantry on on 3 March 1862 in Richmond.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing, and presumed killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from William A. Young's 56th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, 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 19034]