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Confederate (CSV)


George S. Jarvis

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 8th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He mustered in to Company B, 8th Florida Infantry on 10 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by a gunshot to his chest in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 2 October with a gunshot wound, described as a "Rebel deserter from lines at Antietam." He was "sent South" on 28 November 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Florida,1 which lists him as J.S. Jarvis and says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2


1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pp. 192 - 196  [AotW citation 15499]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #222  [AotW citation 25383]