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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Nathaniel Reeder

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted as Private on 11 August 1861 in Company H, 16th Georgia Infantry. Elected Captain 24 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September.

The rest of the War

Admitted to USA Field Hospital Burkittsville, MD. Died there of wound on 23 or 24 September. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, with roster details from Fincham2.

Death

9/24/1862 Burkittsville, 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 4922]

2   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/16th_inf_regt_rost_h.html  [AotW citation 12157]