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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John T. Bishop

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private in Company L, 2nd Florida Infantry on 29 June 1861 in Madison, FL. He was wounded in the leg in action at Gaines' Farm, VA on 30 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Sharpsburg on 20 September 1862. Originally buried "in Rev. J. J. Adams town lot, back of the M. E. Graveyard" in the town of Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him only as "Bishops" of the 2nd Florida. Service dates from the State of Florida.2 Details from Hartman & Coles' Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865 (1995, via the Historical Data Systems database)

Birth

1843

Death

09/20/1862 Sharpsburg, 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 4562]

2   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 96  [AotW citation 19982]