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Confederate (CSV)

Corporal

Jonathan Sessions

(1828 - 1862)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 33 year old lawyer in Waynesboro, he mustered as Corporal, Company B, 13th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

Originally buried on the field at Sharpsburg near "Mrs. Lucker's" [Locker] barn. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as a Private. His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1828 in AL

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 4953]