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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George W. Cawley

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company D, 10th Georgia Infantry on 18 May 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "near George Burgan's well" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as G.W. Callet. His service from Henderson's Roster, which has him as killed near Fredericksburg, VA in May 1863.

Death

Date not known 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 4599]