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Confederate (CSV)


Burrell L. Young

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted as a Private in Company H, l8th Georgia Infantry 13 June 1861. Transferred to Company A, 23rd Georgia Infantry 19 November 1861; to Company I on 18 December.

On the Campaign

Mortally wounded in action on the Maryland Campaign, probably at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Frederick, MD on 17 October 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of and in the cemetery at Frederick" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett,1 who has him as Bernard O. L. Young. Service from Henderson's Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia via Fincham2.


10/17/1862; 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 5043]

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_a.html  [AotW citation 12353]