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Confederate (CSV)


Elijah Lycineus Hyatt

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company C, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Monticello, Arkansas, June 10, 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Samuel Beeler’s house at Sharpsburg, October 2, 1862. Originally buried "in Samuel Beeler's barn field along the fence, running east from the barn" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as E.L. Hyatt, Co. E. Details from the Roster2 and family genealogists. He is listed in the Drew county 1860 census; brother of Privates Benjamin Flavius Hyatt (KIA Chickamauga 9/1863) and Robert Fee Hyatt (d. 1900). Another brother, William Harvey Hyatt, was KIA 9/1864 at Pilot Knob, MO age 16.


07/23/1842; Chester County, SC


10/02/1862; 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 4750]

2   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcoc.html  [AotW citation 13790]