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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Charles Booker

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 32nd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 26 year old teacher in Hampton, he mustered as Private, Company A, 32nd Virginia Infantry on 13 May 1861 in Hampton.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, date not given, and was originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg at the "the northern edge of Stephen Grove's woods". He was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service and other details from Les Jensen's 32nd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1990) via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1835

Death

1862 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 4571]