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J. Chitwood

J. Chitwood

Confederate (CSV)


John Chitwood

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Gordon County, he enlisted with two brothers on 31 August 1861 in Company A, 23rd Georgia Infantry.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Captured at Chancellorsville, VA 3 May 1863. Paroled in May 1863. Roll for 30 April 1864, last on file, shows him present. No later record.

References & notes

Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1. His photograph - from a group shot with his brothers Daniel and Pleasant Chitwood, all members of Company A - in the Vanishing Georgia collection, Georgia Department of Archives and History.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/rosters/23rd_inf_regt_rost_a.html  [AotW citation 12344]