Ayel A. BattenHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th North Carolina Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably killed in action on South Mountain on 14 September. Moore says he was killed on 17 September at Sharpsburg.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service data from Moore2.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Burkittsville, 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 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]
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