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Confederate (CSV)


Joseph Jernigan

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 1st South Carolina Volunteer Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company K, First South Carolina Infantry about 1 March 1861.

On the Campaign

He was probably mortally wounded in action on the Maryland Campaign.

The rest of the War

He died in Frederick on 4 October 1862. Originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick." Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. He is also listed among the Confederate soldiers buried at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Frederick, MD (source of his date of death), and may still be there. His stones at Mt Olivet are on Findagrave.


10/04/1862; 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 4758]