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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Philip Bitler

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Louisiana Infantry

On the Campaign

Probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "East of J. C. Grove's warehouse, on hill near a new house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.

Death

Date not known 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 4563]