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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John A. Mitchell

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 26th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Brooks County, he mustered as Private, Company I, 26th Georgia Infantry on 3 September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of typhoid fever at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 16 October 1862.

References & notes

Burial and basic unit information from the Mt Olivet burial list 1, which has him as J.A. Mitchel, Company C. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Hospital and death details from the Patient List,3 which also lists him in Company C.

Death

10/16/1862 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 5121]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19482]

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 #9.617  [AotW citation 19483]