John R. North(? - 1862)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
The ward of his uncle Samuel Pinkney Thurmond (1820-87, lawyer and legislator in Athens, GA), he enlisted as a Private in Company C, 18th Regiment Georgia Infantry June 14, 1861. Transferred to Company B, 16th Regiment Georgia Infantry July 26, 1861. Appointed Sergeant. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant June 27, 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Family history from notes on the Thurmond Papers at the University of Georgia.
Death Date: 09/14/1862 Death Place: Crampton's Gap, MD
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 12180]
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