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Confederate (CSV)

Private

Joseph Steven Merrill

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 11th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 21 year old clerk, he mustered as Private, Company B, 11th Alabama Infantry on 11 June 1861 in Eautaw, AL. He was wounded at Gaines' Mill, VA on 27 June 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a hospital in Winchester, VA on 20 September, but died there of wounds on 31 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives,1 which have his death on 17 September in Sharpsburg. His death details from his Compiled Military Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database).

Birth

c. 1840 in AL

Death

10/31/1862; Winchester, VA

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=137173  [AotW citation 20074]