Benjamin Matthews(? - 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:
Admitted to USA Field Hospital Burkittsville, MD with severe wound of shoulder & hip. Died there 09-28-1862. Probably origianlly buried in Burkittsville, and reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1.
Death Date: 09/28/1862 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 4502]
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