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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Charles L. Atkins

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

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.

On the Campaign

Mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service detail from Riggs2.

Birth

c. 1843

Death

09/25/1862 Boonsboro, 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 4541]

2   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9709]