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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Elihu Adams

(1833 - 1862)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

About 28 years old, married, from Union County, he enlisted at Berlin, AR on 22 March 1862 as Private, Company B, Third Arkansas Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was listed as paroled at Keedysville, MD on 27 September 1862 and died of wounds on 27 October. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick." He was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Further details from family genealogists. He has memorial stones [via Findagrave] at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, and may still be there.

Birth

1833 in TN

Death

10/27/1862 Frederick, 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 4524]