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Confederate (CSV)

Private

H. Heckman

Home State: Mississippi

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Mississippi Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in the 2nd Mississippi Infantry, date and Company not known.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He appears on a parole list dated 9/27/1862. He died at the Line Farm Hospital. Originally buried "buried west of George Line's house in his new ground along side of an old white oak tree near his pond" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

The Bowie List has his name as Hickman. Burial information from Pruett1. Life and service details from roster data compiled by Michael R. Brasher.

Death

Date not known; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4729]