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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

John A. Williford

(1843 - 1936)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer, he enlisted as 2nd Sergeant in Company D, 16th Georgia Infantry on 5 August 1861.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The rest of the War

Sent to Fort Delaware, DE. Paroled 26 September 1862. Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, VA on 10 November 1862. Surrendered, Appomattox, VA on 9 April 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further details from family genealogists.

Birth

1843; Madison, GA

Death

1936 Madison, GA; burial in Comer City Cemetery, Madison County, GA

Notes

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 12199]