Courtesy of Dale Nichols: January 2008:
MUSTER ROLL OF *COMPANY D, 26th REGIMENT, GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY, EVANS’ BRIGADE, ARMY NORTHERN VIRGINIA, C. S. A., WARE COUNTY, GEORGIA, WARE GUARDS
Hughes, Samuel L. – Private, April 4, 1862. Wounded at Sharpsburg, Maryland, September 17, 1862. Wounded and captured at Petersburg, Virignia, March 25, 1865. Died of wounds in Lincoln U.S.A. General Hospital, Washington, D.C., July 7, 1865. Tragically, Private Hughes was wounded in the attack on Fort Steadman at the siege of Petersburg, Virginia, only about two weeks before General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865. He died of his wounds 3 months after the war had ended.
26 GA CW
DATE OF DEATH: 07/08/1865
BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 231
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