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Confederate (CSV)


Calaway H. Cantrill

(c. 1834 - 1865)

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 27 year old mechanic, he enlisted on 1 May 1861 in Corinth as Private, Company A, 2nd Mississippi Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was paroled on 21 September. He was captured again, at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1862 and died of scurvy while a prisoner at Fort Delaware on 29 May 1865.

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


c. 1834


05/29/1865; Pea Patch Island, DE


1   Busey, John W., and Travis W. Busey, Confederate Casualties at Gettysburg: A Comprehensive Record, Jefferson (NC): McFarland & Company, 2017, pg. 642  [AotW citation 21731]