Ambrose BlantonHome State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th South Carolina Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on or about 14 September.
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. 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 Date: 10/01/1862 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 4566]
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