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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph P. Pratt

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was a Private in Company D, 12th Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Admitted to Antietam General Hospital, Smoketown, MD with wound of skull. Died there 10-19-1862. Buried in the Smoketown hospital graveyard near the battlefield at Sharpsburg, and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1.


10/19/1862; Sharpsburg, 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 4509]