John P. PottsHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 23rd Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted as Private in Company C, 23rd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 14 September 1862 at Crampton's Gap.
The remainder of the War:
Captured at Weldon Railroad, VA 18 August 1864. Paroled at Baltimore, MD and transferred to James River, VA for exchange in February 1865. Admitted to General Hospital at Howard s Grove, Richmond, VA 1 March 1865, and furloughed therefrom for 30 days 6 March 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Fincham, Jr.1.
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/23rd_regt_inf.html [AotW citation 12367]
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