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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James Dye

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company A, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 in Hampton, VA.

On the Campaign

He died on the Grove Farm near Sharpsburg on 18 September of unknown cause.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "in Mayers' field in the hollow below Grove's house, towards the canal". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Lt. James Dye. Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

09/18/1862 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 4447]