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Confederate (CSV)

Private

J. L. Roach

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company H, 12th South Carolina Infantry in September 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "in N.E. corner of Morgan Miller's orchard" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 only as Roach. His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database and the Rolls.2

Death

09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4480]

2   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company H, 12th Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24327]