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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Peter Wimbish

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 24th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company I, 24th Virginia Infantry on 31 May 1861 in Lynchburg.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 October but died the next day. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett.1 His service from Gunn.2 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as Peter Winbish. His stones at Mt Olivet are on Findagrave.

Death

10/22/1862 Frederick, 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 5032]

2   Gunn, Ralph White, 24th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg: H. E. Howard, Inc., 1987, roster  [AotW citation 24768]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <http://www.civilwarmed.org/explore/primary-sources/databases/frederickpatient/>, Source page: patient #5.297  [AotW citation 24769]