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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Joseph R. Betterton

(1832 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 44th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Clayton County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 44th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds while on furlough home on 1 (or 9) October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

06/28/1832

Death

10/01/1862 Clayton County, GA; burial in Bethsaida Baptist Church Cemetery, Fulton County, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19611]