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Confederate (CSV)


Reuben L. Boone

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An 18 year old single farmer from Rienzi, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Corinth as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was listed on the Confederate Roll of Honor for his bravery at "Boonsboro" (Fox's Gap) on South Mountain on 14 September and was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed home but returned to duty. He was wounded again, at Gettysburg, PA and again furloughed. He was captured in Tishomingo County, MS while on that furlough, date not given.

References & notes

His service from a casualty list/roster for the Campaign provided by Michael Brasher, from his research in Compiled Service Records, Company rolls, and other period sources. More from the Buseys.1 His gravesite is on Findagrave.


1   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 640  [AotW citation 21730]