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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James T. Cole

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted 15 July 1861 at Giles Courthouse in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action and captured on South Mountain on 14 September.

The rest of the War

He died about 25 September in Boonsboro. Originally buried "at the Disciple church in Boonsboro [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service detail from Riggs2. He also has a memorial in the CSA Memorial Cemetery, Pulaski, VA.

Birth

1839; Pulaski County, VA

Death

09/25/1862 Boonsboro, 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 4617]

2   Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982  [AotW citation 9712]