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Confederate (CSV)


Stephen Stone Keenum

(1817 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 43-year old farmer in Walker County, and father of at least 9 children, he enlisted as 2nd Corporal, Company H, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Crampton's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds 30 November 1862. Originally buried "at the Disciple church in Boonsboro [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him as Private S. J. Keenan, Co. F. Service data from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia via Fincham2. Further details from the 1850 US Federal Census for Walker County, GA and family genealogists (some have birth in 1814).


12/12/1817 in VA


11/30/1862; Boonsboro, 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 4776]

2   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/rosters/23rd_inf_regt_rost_h.html  [AotW citation 12345]