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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James D. Royal

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 6th Georgia Infantry on 27 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Died of wounds at Lines' Farm Hospital near Sharpsburg, MD in 1862. Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service details from Ranger95's Roster2.

Death

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 4944]

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: /infantry/rosters/6th_inf_regt_rost_g.html  [AotW citation 9590]