H. HeckmanHome State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
He appears on a parole list dated 9/27/1862. He died at the Line Farm Hospital. Originally buried "buried west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
The Bowie List has his name as Hickman. Burial information from Pruett1. Life and service details from roster data compiled by Michael R. Brasher.
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 4729]
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