Charles L. Atkins(c. 1843 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted 4 May 1861 in Rappahannock County in Company B, 7th Virginia Infantry. Wounded at Frayser's Farm in the hand on 30 June 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died 25 September in Boonsboro, MD. Originally buried "at the Disciple church in Boonsboro [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service detail from Riggs2.
Death Date: 09/25/1862 Death Place: Boonsboro, 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 4541]
2 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9709]
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