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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Benjamin H. Brantley

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Washington County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 28th Georgia Infantry on 25 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 5 October 1862. He was originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg at the "the northern edge of Stephen Grove's woods". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Lt. H.B. Brantley. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Death

10/05/1862 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 4580]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19526]