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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin T. Manning

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company F 16th Georgia Infantry on 19 July 1861.

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 with severe wound of shoulder & hip. Died there 28 September 1862. Probably originally buried in Burkittsville, and reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Death and burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as Benjamin Matthews. Roster data from Fincham2.

Death

09/28/1862 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 4502]

1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/rosters/16th_inf_regt_rost_f.html  [AotW citation 12156]