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Confederate (CSV)


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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