Augustus Owens(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 19th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as 4th Corporal, Company G, 19th Georgia Infantry on 2 July 1861. Appointed 4th Sergeant July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Paroled September 30, 1862. Admitted to U. S. A. General Hospital #5, at Frederick, Maryland October 15, 1862, where left thigh was amputated. Died October 28, 1862. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, with service data from the Roster2. 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.
Death Date: 10/28/1862 Death Place: Frederick, 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 4889]
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/rosters/19th_inf_regt_rost_g.html [AotW citation 5053]
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