H. F. CollinsHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who also says Collins appears in a parole of POWs, office of the Provost Marshall General, Army of the Potomac 09- 30-1862. His father in applying for pay & allowances due the deceased soldier stated that he served until "on or about 11-01-1862 when he died as de[s]pondent, believed having been severely wounded in Battle of Sharpsburg on 09-17-1862, & captured by enemy. " .
Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, 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 4439]
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