John W. Wilfong(1842 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 49th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Catawba County, he enlisted in Company I, 49th North Carolina Infantry on 19 March 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was again wounded (place not recorded) in 1864.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Moore1. A note about his wounding from W.A. Day's True History of Company I, 49th Regiment, North Carolina Troops (1893) online from the North Carolina Digital Collections, State Library. Further details from family genealogists.
1 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. III, pg. 421 [AotW citation 12343]
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