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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Elias Sutton

(? - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Died of wounds on 1 October 1862. Originally buried "west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond and north of the road leading to his house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1 (who has his last name as Sotten), with service detail from Moore2.

Death

10/01/1862 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 4974]

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. 1, pg. 87  [AotW citation 5983]