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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James R. Garr

(? - 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 mortally wounded and captured in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.

The rest of the War

Died at USA Field Hospital, Burkittsville, MD. He was probably originally buried in Burkettsville and reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as J.R. Garr. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

10/26/1862 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 4497]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19706]