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Confederate (CSV)

Private

B. O. Old

(? - 1862)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company H, 2nd Louisiana Infantry May 9, 1861 in New Orleans.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in N.E. corner of Mrs. Lucker's [Locker's] house-field, commencing at an old road and running along the southern edge of woods" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as B. Old. Service data from Booth2.

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4507]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 2, pg. 34  [AotW citation 13160]