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Confederate (CSV)

Private

LaFayette B. Parcelle

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Franklin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 24th Georgia Infantry on 24 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and died the next day.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "on west side of Mayer's old graveyard." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as L. B. Persh. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

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 4477]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19449]