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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Reuben Sigman

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 46th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Catawba County, he enlisted in Company K, 46th NC State Troops on 13 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September. He probably died the same day.

The rest of the War

Originally buried "In Mrs. Lucker's [Locker's] second field south of barn on west side of a Large rockbrake" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Military information and death from Moore2.

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 4962]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 3, pg. 323  [AotW citation 12773]