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Confederate (CSV)

Private

G. A. E. Yon

(? - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Enlisted in Company H, Third Infantry on 1 July 1862 in Lexington, SC.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1. He may have been named for a Hugenot family ancestor who came to South Carolina from Holland in 1761 - George Adam Yon (1698-1770).

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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 12898]