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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James A. McDougal

(? - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 12th Mississippi Infantry, date not known.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "In David Reel's field, 3rd one from house, S.W. corner", on the battlefield at Sharpsburg and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as J. McDougle. Service from his Compiled Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. His death at Sharpsburg from a casualty list on the front page of the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862, as J. McDougall.

Death

09/17/1862 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 4842]