James Light(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.
The remainder of the War:
He appears on a list of wounded prisoners paroled after Crampton's Gap by order of M-Gen Franklin, 6th Army Corps Admitted to USA Field Hospital Burkittsville, MD and died there. Probably origianlly buried in Burkittsville, and reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1.
Death Date: 10/07/1862 Death Place: Burkittsville, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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 4501]
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