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Confederate (CSV)


Christopher Golightly

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 5th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company F, 5th South Carolina Infantry, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Originally buried in "Mrs. Kennedy's little orchard opposite her house" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1 as C. Golickly. Service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database (in Company F) and the Roll 2 for Company K. His first name in John Belton O'Neall Landrum's History of Spartanburg County (1900).


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 4694]

2   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company K, Fifth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22042]