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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

John A. Fairbairn

(1840 - 1863)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company G, Third Infantry on 13 June 1861, appointed 3rd Sergeant by Sharpsburg.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Furloughed home for his wound through at least February 1863. Killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Salley1. Birth year from family genealogists.

Birth

1840 in SC

Death

07/02/1863 Gettysburg, PA

Notes

1   Salley, Alexander S., Jr., compiler, South Carolina Troops in Confederate Service, 3 vols., Columbia: Historical Commission of South Carolina, 1913-1930, Vol. 2, pp. 450, 455 - 489  [AotW citation 12981]