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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James E. Argo

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

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

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company C, Cobb's Legion Infantry, date not given.

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 Pruett,1 who as him as J.E. Argo. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

10/16/1862 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 4494]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19705]