John A. Williford(1843 - 1936)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A farmer, he enlisted as 2nd Sergeant in Company D, 16th Georgia Infantry on 5 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further details from family genealogists.
|Place of Birth: Madison, GA |
Death Place: Madison, GA Burial Place: Comer City Cemetery, Madison County, GA
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]
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