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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Elijah Browning

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 23 year old farmer, he enlisted as Private, Company I, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He is on the Confederate Roll of Honor (CSA General Orders No. 87, 10 December 1864) for bravery at "Boonsborough" (South Mountain), MD on 14 September but was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources.

Birth

c. 1838 in SC

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD