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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Arges

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.

The rest of the War

Admitted to USA Field Hospital Burkittsville, MD. Died there of wound of thigh & amputation performed. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.

Birth

Date not known

Death

10/29/1862 Burkittsville, 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 4493]