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Confederate (CSV)

Private

David A. Bass

(c. 1839 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In the 1860 Census he was living in Putnam County, FL with his younger brother Archibald. The brothers enlisted together as Privates in Company G, 50th Georgia Infantry on 4 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic service information from the Roster1, which says he was originally listed as missing in action at Fox's Gap, later declared killed there. His gravesite is on Findagrave. His brother Archibald C. Bass was wounded at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862, but survived the War.

Birth

c. 1839; Sumter County, GA

Death

09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 2922]