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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Edwin Artz

(1841 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 33rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was 18 years old and lived on his parent's farm at Woodstock in Shenandoah County, VA. He mustered as Private, Company C, 33rd Virginia Infantry on 3 June 1861 and was promoted to Sergeant on 21 April 1862. He was wounded in action at Malvern Hill, VA on 1 July 1862, but returned to duty.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Death information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Reidenbaugh,2 via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.


1841; Maurertown, VA


09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18910]

2   Reidenbaugh, Lowell, 33rd Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard. Inc, 1987  [AotW citation 28312]