|Death: ||Jun. 16, 1864|
Co E 19th Michigan Inf.
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 20th Army Corps.
H-8747 marker Unknown Soldier. Grave is "between" graves of H-8746, James L Reed of 22nd Wis (2nd Brigade, 3rd Div, 20th Army Corps), on the right, and H-8748, James Penner of Co H 63rd Indiana (2nd Brigade, 3rd Div, 23rd Army Corps) in row above.
Interment record contains partial information as follows:
C(unreadable), Charles. Mich. Killed June 16th, 1864. Originally buried at Pine Mt. H (387) 8747.
Information from email@example.com that this could be:
Crippen, Charles F.
19th Infantry, Company E
Killed in action at Golgotha Church, Ga on June 16, 1864
He was the only man in the 19th named Charles C_ that died on that date.
"On the 19th [May], the Regiment made another charge at Cassville, losing 1 killed, 4 wounded. They were engaged again at New Hope Church on the 25th. [May], losing an additional 5 killed, 47 wounded. On the 10th. of June they were engaged yet another time at Golgotha Church, losing 4 killed, 9 wounded." - Regimental History, Michigan in the war
Record of service of Michigan volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, Vol. 19, page 26. Same as information as above. Mounting evidence that this is the grave of Charles F. Crippen, Sturgis, MI.
The four men of the 19th Michigan KIA at Gilgal Church:
Charles Crippen, Unknown marker
Eli A Griffin, Co A?
19th Michigan Memorial in Woodmere Cemetery in Michigan
Marietta National Cemetery
Created by: Janet
Record added: May 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14449316