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Confederate (CSV)

Private

James M. Barker

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company D, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by gunshot to the leg at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862, and was captured.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD but died there of wounds on 21 September 1862.

References & notes

Burial information from the Mt Olivet burial list 1. Hospital and wound details from the Patient List.2 His service from the Roll,3 which says only that he was captured on 14 September, and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His memorial is on Findagrave.

Death

09/21/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD

Notes

1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5064]

2   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 #162  [AotW citation 21512]

3   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company D, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24946]