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Confederate (CSV)


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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