John Cassidy(c. 1810 - )
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 51 year old laborer from Marion, he enlisted in Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gaines Mill, Fraziers Farm, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was admitted to the General Hospital, Selma, AL on 21 October 1862 (listed as John Cassity). He was discharged for wounds on 15 November 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1.
|Birth State: IRELAND |
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 15891]
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