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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Joseph L. Davis

(? - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 3rd Alabama Infantry, and was probably promoted to Sergeant, dates not given.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action probably near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862, and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September but died there on 24 September 1862.

References & notes

His service from the State of Alabama.1 His wound, death, hospital, and burial details from the Patient List,2 as Joseph A. Davis. He has two stones at Mt. Olivet (via Findagrave).

Death

09/24/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=47739  [AotW citation 25983]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #197  [AotW citation 25984]