John Calhoun Whitehead(1842 - 1910)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private, Company G, 16th Georgia Infantry on 20 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the left leg and captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Exchanged. Admitted to General Hospital at Petersburg, Va. Dec. 4, 1862. On wounded furlough Dec. 19, 1862 - Aug. 30, 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant, Co. K, 18th Georgia Cavalry May 2, 1864. Paroled at Athens, Ga. May 8, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. Further detail from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 1/25/1842 Place of Birth: Jackson County, GA |
Death Date: 3/24/1910 Death Place: Winder, Barrow 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 12242]
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