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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Frederick Douber

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company

Before Sharpsburg

He was a Private in the 3rd Company, Washington Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "at a rock brake in Grave's [Grove's?] field west of his house, close to a small cherry tree on right of and sixty yards from Shepherdstown road", near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as Frederick Duber. Owen2 has him as Douber and killed at Sharpsburg.

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 4649]

2   Owen, William Miller, In Camp and Battle with the Washington Artillery of New Orleans, Boston: Ticknor & Co., 1885, pg. 450  [AotW citation 13127]