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Confederate (CSV)


Jesse W. Young

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, he mustered as Private, Company D, 13th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 April 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded "very badly" by gunshot to his left knee in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and captured there.

The rest of the War

His leg was amputated at the lower third of his thigh by a Federal surgeon on 20 September, and on 1 October his surgeon thought he was doing well and was likely to recover. He was exchanged and furloughed, on 20 November 1862, place not given.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Confederate Military Service Record via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and medical details from Fisher.1


c. 1840


1   Fisher, Geoge Jackson, MD, Report of Fifty-seven Cases of Amputations ... after the Battle of Antietam, The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, 1863-01-01, Table 1  [AotW citation 21393]