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Confederate (CSV)

Private

J. H. Hargrove

(c. 1841 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 20 year old farmer in Granville County, he mustered as Private, Company D, 12th North Carolina Infantry on 30 April 1861 in Wake County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot that fractured his left knee and was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated at the thigh but he died of wounds on 10 October 1862 in a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1 and the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD, [stone via Findagrave] and may still be there.

Birth

c. 1841

Death

10/10/1862 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 4719]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19146]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #754  [AotW citation 19147]