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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Ayel A. Batten

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry

On the Campaign

Probably killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September. Moore says he was killed on 17 September at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville [Burkittsviile, Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Moore2.

Death

09/14/1862 Burkittsville, 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 4554]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 545 -  [AotW citation 7472]