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Confederate (CSV)


James M. Landrum

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Oglethorpe County, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 6th Georgia Infantry on 6 July 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot in action in Maryland, probably at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862, and captured.

The rest of the War

He was treated at a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD but died there of his wounds on 14 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet} cemetery at Frederick" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 as James Landron. His service from Henderson's Roster2 via the Historical Data Systems database, which says he was killed at Drewry's Bluff, VA on 16 May 1864. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List,3 as J. Landon.


10/14/1862; 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 4794]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 24744]

3   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #9.615  [AotW citation 24745]