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Confederate (CSV)


Thomas D. Saunders

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as a Private in Company G, 10th Georgia Infantry before October 1861, when he was sick in a hospital in Williamsburg, VA.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured, probably in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to the "USA Field Hospital Burkittsville", and died there on 3 October. He was originally buried "close along the fence on west side of woods back of graveyard in Burkettsville" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. His service from his Compiled Service Records, online from fold3.


10/03/1862; Burkittsville, 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 4513]