----- HatchetHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st North Carolina Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
Probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1. No Hatchet found in rosters for any North Carolina unit. This may possibly be David Hatchell, Company K, 6th North Carolina Infantry who was killed at Sharpsburg. Or possibly Archer Hatchell, Company I, 5th NC Infantry who died sometime in 1862.
Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
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 4725]
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