John Riley Osteen(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 50th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company G, appointed Captain 4 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Fox's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds in Union General Hospital #1, at Frederick, Maryland, September 23, 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic service information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 09/23/1862 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 3062]
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