Home State: Mississippi
Branch of Service: Infantry
He enlisted as Private, Company B, 17th Mississippi Infantry on about 1 June 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in his left thigh in action and captured at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was treated briefly at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD from 25 to 28 November 1862, then transferred to Baltimore, MD.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.1 There may have been two Jesse Franklins - middle initials D and H - in Company B; this man could have been either.