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Confederate (CSV)

Private

George Fink

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Palmetto (SC) Sharpshooters

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 "Mrs. Kennedy's little orchard opposite her house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett.1

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 4666]