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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Jacob Boger

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 20th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, from Cabarrus County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 20th North Carolina Infantry on 19 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of disease at Frederick, MD on 4 November 1862 while still a prisoner. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, and may still be there.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

11/04/1862 Frederick, 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 4568]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19255]