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Confederate (CSV)


John M. Archer

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

Exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Va. Nov. 10, 1862. Transferred to Co. E, 3d Battn. Ga. Sharpshooters June 8, 1863. Captured at Deep Bottom, Va. Aug. 16, 1864. Released at Elmira, N. Y. June 14, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/16th_inf_regt.html  [AotW citation 12230]