(c. 1839 - 1862)
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Virginia Cavalry
Age 22, he mustered as Private, Company F, 3rd Virginia Cavalry at New Kent Court House, VA. He was promoted to Sergeant on 15 November 1861 and commissioned 2nd Lieutenant in May 1862.
On the Campaign
He was killed in action at Boonsboro, MD on 15 September 1862.
The rest of the War
Originally buried "at the Disciple church in Boonsboro [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References & notes
Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Pvt. J.S. Christian, 28th Virginia Infantry. Service and other details from Thomas P. Nanzig's 3rd Virginia Cavalry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.
09/15/1862; Boonsboro, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD