H. J. CoxHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company B, 16th Georgia Infantry as First Corporal on 17 July 1861, and was appointed First Sergeant.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was elected Second Lieutenant on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to First Lieutenant later in 1862. Captured at Deep Bottom, VA 21 August 1864. Released at Fort Delaware, DE 17 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 12171]
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