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Confederate (CSV)

Private

L. E. Blichington

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Spalding County, he mustered as Private, Company C, 28th Georgia Infantry on 10 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was probably killed or mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in Mrs. Hoffman's barn field near Boonsboro, 150 yards N. W. of the barn". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as T.E. Blitchington. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

Date not known Boonsboro, 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 4567]

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19525]