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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel Stegall

(c. 1831 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a married 30 year old overseer from Dayton, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD but died there on 6 October 1862.

References & notes

Service information from the State of Alabama,1 which has him as Samuel Steagall and says he died of his wounds on 1 November 1862 "in the hands of the enemy." Hospital details from the Patient List,2 as S. Tegil. His burial from the Mt. Olivet list,3 also as S. Tegil. Personal details from family genealogists. His memorial is on Findagrave.

His brother James was also in Company D and died in August 1862.


c. 1831; Marengo County, AL


10/06/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD


1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 15634]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.598  [AotW citation 25384]

3   Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010, pg. 6  [AotW citation 25385]