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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph W. Spradlin

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company I, 13th Alabama Infantry in 1861, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in Rev. J. J. Adams town lot, back of the M. E. [Methodist Episcopal Church] Graveyard" in the town of Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. There is a memorial stone for him in the Salem United Methodist Church Cemetery, Franklin, GA, online from Findagrave.

Birth

1829; Fayette County, GA

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 4517]