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Confederate (CSV)


G. W. Queen

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at York Court House, SC as Private, Company C, 17th South Carolina Infantry on 27 December 1861. He was wounded at Second Manassas in August 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds on 15 October 1862. His father H.M. Queen filed for his final pay in April 1863.

References & notes

Thanks to Barry Truluck for details above from his research in his Compiled Service Records (via Fold3), also as W.G. Queen, and the Roll 1 for Company C, which has him killed outright at Sharpsburg.




1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company C, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22065]