Anderson M. PleasantHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863, captured at Williamsport, MD July 10, 1863, and died in hospital in Hagerstown, MD. Originally buried "In Alms house lot at Hagerstown." Probably reinterred at the Confederate Cemetery in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as A.M. Plagason. Further details from Iobst2, extracted by Devan Sommerville.
Death Place: Hagerstown, 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 4906]
2 Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pg. 411 [AotW citation 6306]
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