Wyatt H McPherson(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as a private in Company D, 2nd Regiment, 1st Brigade, Georgia State Troops 6 November 1861. Mustered out April 1862. Enlisted as a private in Company E, 50th Regiment, Georgia Infantry 15 May 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the leg in action at Frederick, Maryland 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Captured at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Leg amputated September 1862. Died from wounds in U.S.A. General Hospital #1, at Frederick, Maryland,
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 10/27/1862 Death Place: Frederick, MD Burial Place: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD
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 3041]
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