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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Frank C. Hernichel

(? - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered as Sergeant, Company D, 13th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was treated in a hospital in Frederick, MD where he died on 8 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett, 1. who has him as Pvt. Frank C. Hernicle. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD (source of his date of death), and may still be there. His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital details from the Patient List,2 which has him as F.C. Hernickle.

Death

10/08/1862 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 4733]

2   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 #9.604  [AotW citation 18344]