Joseph W. ShuttlesworthHome State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Occupation farmer, age 30 at enlistment in May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Wounded and captured at Sharpsburg on 9/17/1862.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried " in Rev. J. J. Adams town lot, back of the M. E. Graveyard [possibly St. Paul's]" in Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
The Bowie List has him as "Shettles". Burial information from Pruett1. Life and service details from roster data compiled by Michael R. Brasher. Probably KIA, but Federal records show his name on a parole of prisoners of war, dated 9/27/1862.
|Birth State: SC |
Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4426]
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