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Confederate (CSV)


Abner Vernon England, Jr.

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Command Billet: Company Commander

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Richmond, VA, he was originally part of the "Young Guards," and joined Company D after Company H was disbanded. Sergeant in Company H. Appointed Captain (date unknown).

On the Campaign

Killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Thanks to Adam Zimmerli for the information here. His research sources for Captain England included:
Obituary in the Richmond Daily Dispatch of 9/26/1862; 15th VA Infantry Co. D Roster at The Library of Virginia (LVA); 15th VA Co. H Roster @LVA; NPS Soldiers & Sailors Database; Virginia Military Dead1.




09/17/1862; Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, VA


1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <>  [AotW citation 8833]