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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Marcelus Augustus Gammel

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, at Three Creeks, Arkansas, June 19, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in the U.S. Army General Hospital at Frederick, MD on 5 December 1862. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, and may still be there. Details from the Roster2.

Birth

c. 1840; Talbot County, GA

Death

12/05/1862 Frederick, 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 4682]

2   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcog.html  [AotW citation 13791]