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Confederate (CSV)


W. O. Campbell

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th Mississippi Infantry

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Originally buried in "below Mayer's barn" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, as W.O. Campbell. That name is not found in unit records - it is likely he was Oliver Cambell/Campbell, Company F.


Date not known Sharpsburg, MD; burial in 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 4602]