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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Ambrose Blanton

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry

On the Campaign

Probably mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on or about 14 September.

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. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery (source of his date of death) in Frederick, MD, and may actually be there.

Death

10/01/1862 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 4566]