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Confederate (CSV)

Private

E. R. Martin

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Louisiana Infantry

On the Campaign

Probably killed or mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "in Capt. David Smith's Orchard northeast corner" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Not found in Booth's Military Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers.

Death

Date not known Sharpsburg, 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 4829]