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Capt Abner Vernon England, Jr

  • Birth 1836
  • Death 17 Sep 1862 Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA
  • Plot interned 10/13/1862
  • Memorial ID 29205635

Killed in battle of Sharpsburg. Listed with National Park Service. Enlisted in 15th Va. Inf. Company H, later company H was eliminated and he was assigned to company D. "Distinguished Service"
Burial: Shockoe, range 8, sec. 3, Qua 4, Row 2, grave 4, next to Alley.

"Losses in the 15th Virginia regiment.

Among the killed at the battle of Sharpsburg, in the 15th Virginia regiment, was Capt. Abner V. England, of the Henrico Guard, formerly a Lieutenant in the Young Guard of Richmond. He was shot through the heart just as he had wheeled his company into line."
(Richmond Daily Dispatch Friday morning edition September 26, 1862)


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  • Created by: Vernon England
  • Added: 21 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29205635
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Abner Vernon England, Jr (1836–17 Sep 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29205635, citing Shockoe Hill Cemetery, Richmond, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Vernon England (contributor 46996440) .