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Confederate (CSV)


Charles D. Madden

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private in Company C, 12th South Carolina Infantry in September 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded by a gunshot in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 22 October but died there on 28 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the [Mt. Olivet] cemetery at Frederick" but probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1. His service from his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database, as C.O. Madden. Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 His memorial at Mt. Olivet Cemetery is on Findagrave, and he may still be there.


10/28/1862; 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 4824]

2   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #5.279  [AotW citation 24325]