John Calvin Pruitt(1838 - 1862)
Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st Mississippi Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Son of Joseph Pruitt & Martha Sneed Hensley.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 16 September.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "in Col. Miller's woods, west of church along the line fence between Miller and Mrs. Lucker [Locler]", on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1.
|Birth Date: 02/25/1838 Place of Birth: Union County, MS |
Death Date: 09/16/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, 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 4510]
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