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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Marcus D. Darr

(1839 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old carpenter, he enlisted as Private in Company B, 17th Virginia Infantry on 3 May 1861 in Front Royal.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Wise1. He's also seen as Demarcus L. Darr and Marcus D. Carr. His memorial is on Findagrave, as Marcus Demarcus Darr. He may be buried in Hagerstown, but his is not among the names listed as having been reinterred there.

Birth

1839; Warren County, VA

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD

Notes

1   Wise, George, History of the Seventeenth Virginia Infantry, C.S.A., Baltimore: Kelly, Piet & Company, 1870, pp. 258 - 283  [AotW citation 9434]