Samuel Altman(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as a private in Company K, 5th Regiment, Georgia State Troops October 6, 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company A, 50th Regiment, Georgia Infantry August 11, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died from head wound in U. S. General Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 10/11/1862
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 10/11/1862 Death Place: Philadelphia, PA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/50th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 2915]
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