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Confederate (CSV)


Augustus D. Collins

(1835 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted about 1 December 1861 in Company H, 17th South Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the leg and captured on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

His left leg was amputated and he was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD, but died there of his wounds on 2 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" and was probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. Hospital detail from the Patient List2, which has him as A.D. Calvin. Personal details from family genealogists. His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His memorial at Mt. Olivet is on Findagrave, and he may still be there.


1835; Barnwell District, SC


10/02/1862; Frederick, 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 4621]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.594  [AotW citation 21494]