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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph P. Pratt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Georgia Infantry

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Admitted to Antietam Gen. Hospital, Smoketown, MD with wound of skull. Died there 10-19-1862. Buried in the Smoketown hospital graveyard near the batlefield at Sharpsburg, and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.

Death

10/19/1862 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 4509]