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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 D as Private - September 13, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Admitted to Wayside Hospital (General Hospital #9) October 1, 1862, then Chimborazo #3 on the 2nd, both in Richmond, Virginia. He was furloughed on the 10th. He was "absent, wounded" to February 1863, then "absent without leave" at least to the end of 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1. Further detail from his service records at the National Archives.


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 13299]