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Confederate (CSV)


John B. Clements

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E as Private - September 15, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded through the right lung and disabled in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was furloughed from Chiborazo Hospital in Richmond on 10 October 1862. Reported "absent without leave" from January 1863, and "Absent, sick" on roll for April 30 to August 31, 1864, dated December 4, 1864. Pension records show he was at home, wounded, close of war.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Further details from his service record at the National Archives.


Date not known in GA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13291]