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Pvt Ambrose Blanton

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Pvt Ambrose Blanton

Birth
Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 1 Oct 1862 (aged 37–38)
Burial Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 23647095 View Source
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Civil War Confederate Soldier. Thirty-six year old Ambrose Blanton volunteered into Confederate service on September 2, 1861. He was mustered in as a Private into the "Thicketty Rifles" - Company F, 15th South Carolina Infantry. He entered his last battle on September 17, 1862 at Sharpsburg (Antietam) where he was felled with a mortal wound. Blanton was subsequently captured and died from battle wounds while a patient of the United States Hospital No. 1 at Fredericksburg, Maryland.

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