J. Matthew Darden(? - 1865)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B. Commissioned Ensign in 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Elected Jr.2nd Lieutenant September 17, 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded in right arm, necessitating amputation, at Fredericksburg, Virginia December 13, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant July 1, 1863; 1st Lieutenant September 7, 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
Death Date: 02/01/1865 Death Place: Meriwether County, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/13th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 7225]
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