Abner Vernon England, Jr.(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Command Billet: Company Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Richmond, VA, he was originally part of the "Young Guards," and joined Company D after Company H was disbanded. Sergeant in Company H. Appointed Captain (date unknown).
In the Antietam Campaign:
Killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Thanks to Adam Zimmerli for the information here. His research sources for Captain England included:
Obituary in the Richmond Daily Dispatch of 9/26/1862; 15th VA Infantry Co. D Roster at The Library of Virginia (LVA); 15th VA Co. H Roster @LVA; NPS Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead1.
Death Date: 09/17/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, VA
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