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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Archibald M. Collins

(1820 - 1862)

Home State: Florida

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th Florida Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Sergeant in Company D, 5th Florida Infantry on 26 March 1862 in Madison, FL.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 16 October 1862 in Winchester, VA.

References & notes

Service from Soldiers of Florida.1 Further details from Biographical Rosters of Florida's Confederate and Union Soldiers 1861-1865 (via the Historical Data Systems database). His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1820

Death

10/16/1862; Winchester, VA; burial in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery, Winchester, VA

Notes

1   State of Florida, Board of State Institutions, Soldiers of Florida in the Seminole Indian, Civil and Spanish-American Wars, Live Oak (FL): Democrat Print, 1903, pg. 142  [AotW citation 20013]