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Confederate (CSV)


J. A. Key

(? - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 10th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Clayton County, he enlisted as a musician in Company E, 10th Georgia Infantry on 20 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He died from wounds at Elias Groves Farm near Sharpsburg on 19 September 1862. He was originally buried "on west side of Mayer's old graveyard" and probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson's Roster online from Fincham.1. Burial information from Pruett.2.


09/19/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/10th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 5185]

2   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4465]