Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Enlisted at the Dutch Fork in Company H, Third Infantry, from Lexington District on 14 April 1861.
On the Campaign
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The rest of the War
He was sent to hospital and furloughed after Sharpsburg.
References & notes
Basic information from Salley1,2. He's probably "John William (Jockey) Monts, born 4 July 1841, died 28 February 1924, married Elizabeth Counts, born 18 November 1840, died 18 October 1930, daughter of George Alfred Counts and Harriet Cromer. Buried in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church cemetery", per family genealogists by way of the Dutch Fork Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society.
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. 102 - 109 [AotW citation 12892]
2 Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pg. 510 [AotW citation 12924]