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Confederate (CSV)


James D. Bishop

(c. 1840 - ?)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 21, he mustered as Private, Company B, 16th Mississippi Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded by gunshot to the bowels and captured in action at Sharpsburg, MD on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a field hospital at Sharpsburg, then, about 4 October, sent to a hospital in Frederick, MD. He was transferred to the National Hospital, Baltimore, MD on 14 March 1863, where the bullet was removed. He was paroled in Baltimore on 26 May 1863 and sent south.

References & notes

His service from the index to his Compiled Confederate Military Service Records,1 and the MSHWR.2 Further wound and hospital details from the Patient List.3 A casualty list in the New Orleans Times-Picayune of 29 October 1862 has him killed at Sharpsburg.

More on the Web

The full text of his entry in the MSHWR is online thanks to


c. 1840


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 29589]

2   Barnes, Joseph K., and US Army, Office of the Surgeon General, The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion, 6 books, Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1870, Part 2, Volume 2,   [AotW citation 29590]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #527  [AotW citation 18346]