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Confederate (CSV)


Samuel Singleton, Jr.

(? - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Baldwin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 14 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg and slightly in the arm in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was captured at Spotsylvania Court House, VA on 10 May 1864 and held at Elmira Prison, NY. He died there of variola (smallpox) on 28 February 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


02/28/1865; Elmira, NY; burial in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 621  [AotW citation 21263]