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Confederate (CSV)


John Dial

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in January 1861 in Company G, Third Infantry, from the Laurens District on 14 April 1861, and mustered into Confederate service at Columbia, SC on 6 June 1861. He reenlisted on 13 May 1862.

On the Campaign

Wounded in action on Maryland Heights, MD, near Harpers Ferry on 13 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed home and discharged for wounds at Columbia, SC by 28 February 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley, Jr.1,2.


1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., editor, Tentative Roster of the Third Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Confederate States Provisional Army, Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1908, pp. 70 - 91  [AotW citation 12858]

2   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 475-476  [AotW citation 12875]