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Confederate (CSV)


John William Calhoun, Jr.

(1843 - 1862)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 18 year old farmer from the Abbeville District, he enlisted in Company A, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 5 December 1861 in Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap on his 19th birthday.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


09/14/1843; Abbeville District, SC


09/14/1862 Fox's Gap, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15942]