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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John P. Fields

Home State: Tennessee

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 14th Tennessee Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Private, Company A, 14th Tennessee Infantry on 1 June 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "In Benj. Grave's [Grove's] old orchard", near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as J.F. Fields. Service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database.

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 4665]