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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John M. Archer

Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.

The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.






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 12230]



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