(c. 1841 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry
He was from Henrico County, VA.
On the Campaign
Probably killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "in Mrs. Lucker's [Locker] barn field near an old well" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as G.W. Brook. Further details and corrections from Adam Zimmerli, whose research sources included:
15th VA Infantry Co. A Roster at the Library of Virginia; NPS' Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead2; Stotelmyer's Bivouacs of the Dead3; Southern Historical Society Papers4.
09/17/1862; 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 4583]
3 Stotelmyer, Steven R., The Bivouacs of the Dead: The story of those who died at Antietam and South Mountain, Baltimore: Toomey Press, 1992, pg. 82 [AotW citation 8840]
4 Southern Historical Society, and Rev. John William Jones, Robert Alonzo Brock, James Power Smith, editors, Southern Historical Society Papers, 52 Vols., Richmond: Southern Historical Society, 1876-1959, Vol. 22, pg. 49 [AotW citation 8841]