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Confederate (CSV)


Charles Pemberton

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Crenshaw (VA) Battery

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Crenshaw's Battery in Richmond on 14 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, shot in the side by a sharpshooter in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 18 September and was buried near a field hospital at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

His service information from Peter S. Carmichael's The Purcell, Crenshaw & Letcher Artillery (1991) and the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and death detail from History of Crenshaw Battery by Charles P. Young, in the Southern Historical Society Papers (Vol. 31, 1903).


09/18/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Sharpsburg, MD