John O. McNeely(1835 - 1865)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Battalion.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 6 October 1862. He transferred to Company D, Hampton Legion (SC) Infantry, date not given.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists and the Parks Service's Soldiers and Sailors database.
|Birth Date: 02/27/1835 Birth State: SC |
Death Date: 08/10/1865 Death Place: Laurens County, SC Burial Place: New Harmony Church Cemetery, Fountain Inn, SC
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 16012]
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