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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Josiah D. Cochran

(? - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 17th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 June 1861. He transferred to Company D, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His death from a roster (as Joseph D. Cochran) compiled by Walter F. Cox and Bruce Reith on RootsWeb.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4437]