Josiah A. Ellington(1838 - )
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K, and had been wounded through the left arm at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg - in the right hand, necessitating amputation of four fingers.
The remainder of the War:
Detailed Enrolling Officer in Sumter County, Ga. in 1863. Appointed 1st Sergeant October 27, 1864; Surrendered, Appomattox, Va. April 9, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951.
|Birth Date: 01/19/1838 Birth State: 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: /infantry/9th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 9547]
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