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Confederate (CSV)


J. B. Colwell

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 53rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Spalding County, he mustered as Private, Company A, 53rd Georgia Infantry on 28 April 1862.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Hagerstown, MD on 24 September 1862.

After the War

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

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Service from the Roster 2 via the Historical Data Systems database.


09/24/1862; Hagerstown, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


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 4496]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 19665]