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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James William W. McDowell

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 16th Georgia Infantry on 13 July 1861. He was in a hospital in Richmond, VA in May 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was probably treated at a field hospital in or near Burkittsville, MD but died of his wounds on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Birth

1841; Edgefield County, SC

Death

09/20/1862 Frederick County, MD, MD

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. II, pg. 505  [AotW citation 22059]