John M. BuckleyHome State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He died 21 November 1862 of wounds received Sharpsburg. Originally buried "in Rev. J. J. Adams town lot, back of the M. E. Graveyard" in the town of Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, which lists him as Capt. J.E. Buckley - possibly confused with Corporal James E. Buckley, also of Company B. Details from a Company roster based on Dobbins, Austin C.,Grandfather's Journal: Company B Sixteenth Mississippi Infantry Volunteers, Morningside, Dayton: 1988, posted online by Norfield Publishing.
Death Date: 11/21/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, 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 4592]
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