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Confederate (CSV)


John J. Wallace

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted about 1 February 1862 in Company G, 18th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot to his leg and was captured in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 19 September, but died there of his wound on 12 October 1862. He was oiginally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" He may have been reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from the Mt Olivet burial list1 as J.J. Wallace and from Pruett,2 as John Wallace. His service from the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as John J. Wallace. His stones at Mt. Olivet are on Findagrave.


10/12/1862 Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5155]

2   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 5014]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #160  [AotW citation 24765]