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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin Franklin Childers

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Gwinnett County, he mustered as Private, Company F, 24th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 15 September but died of wounds on 14 October 1862 at a US Army field hospital in Burkittsville, MD.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

10/14/1862 Burkittsville, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19467]