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Charles Mercer Rankin, Sr
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1831
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Sep. 17, 1862
Washington County
Maryland, USA

Letter "September 19, 1862 Mrs, Rankin after my respects to you, I am very sorry to inform you that C. M. Rankin was shot dead Sept 17 on the field of battle with a great many more. We had a very hard fight at this place 8 miles north of Harpers Ferry. He was buried today. I have his money. He had $8 (eight dollars and thirteen cents) one testament, one knife, one pipe, one picket corne. I have them and will send them to you the first chance. Respectfully yours, Lieut. C. H. Montgomery Cmdr, Co. H, 7 Reg, Va Vol"

Killed in the Battle of Antietem, Antietem Creek, Sharpsburg, MD on Sept 17, 1862. 
Family links: 
  Sophia J. Hoff Rankin (1831 - 1915)
  Edward Everett Rankin (1860 - 1887)*
*Calculated relationship
Created by: Susan Goldsworthy
Record added: Mar 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86413673

- Veteran's family
 Added: Sep. 17, 2013

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