John P. Walke"Jack"
(c. 1836 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was an unmarried 25 year old merchant from Uniontown, AL when he enlisted as Private on 25 April 1861 in Company D, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was appointed 3rd Sergeant.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action at Boonsboro and Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He suffered from a severe attack of smallpox after December 1862. He was present in engagements at Chickamauga, Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Dandridge.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from the State of Alabama1, which lists him as Jack P. Walke. His name may have been John P. Walker or John P. Walk.
|Birth State: AL |
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15635]
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