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Confederate (CSA)

Sergeant

Joseph Robert Nowland

(1823 - 1905)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Sergeant, Company B, Cobb's Legion (Infantry), date not given.

On the Campaign

He was severely wounded in the left leg in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated and there is no further military record.

References & notes

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

Birth

02/05/1823

Death

01/11/1905; burial in Ebenezer Cemetery, Bluff Springs, AL

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19708]