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Confederate (CSA)


Eli A. Hutchins

(c. 1843 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

Age 19, from Bowdon in Carrol County, he enlisted at Goldsboro, NC as a Private in Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry Battalion on 23 March 1862.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862 and died the next day.

The rest of the War

His widow applied for his final pay in November 1862.

References & notes

His service from Hugh W. Barrow in the roster appended to his book Private James R. Barrow and Company B, Cobb's Legion Infantry (1996) [pdf], as Ellis A Hutchins, and from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as Eli A Hutchens.

He married Missouri Whitehead in July 1861.


c. 1843


09/15/1862; in MD


1   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 27863]