John F. BryantHome State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Junior 2nd Lieutenant, Company E, 6th Alabama Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September and captured there.
The remainder of the War:
He died on 19 September 1862 and was 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, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. Service details from the Alabama Civil War Service Database (Alabama Department of Archives and History).
Death Date: 09/19/1862 Death Place: Boonsboro, 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 4589]
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