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Confederate (CSV)


J. Brooks Matheiny

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He lived in Hamburg, Edgefield County, South Carolina directly across the Savannah River from Augusta, Georgia. On 18 May 1862 he enlisted in Augusta as a Private in Company B, 10th Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

The rest of the War

He was originally buried "in G. Burgan's field along the fence line between Burgan and Mrs. Lucker [Locker]" near the battlefield at Sharpsburg,, probably on 18 September 1862, and possibly reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who also has him apparently duplicated as Brocks Mathering. His service from Henderson.2 Details from a superb research post by Jim Buchanan at Walking the West Woods.


09/17/1862; 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 4831]

2   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 24729]