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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 Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E, 3rd South Carolina Battalion.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Details from family genealogists and the Parks Service's Soldiers and Sailors database.


02/27/1835 in SC


08/10/1865 Laurens County, SC; burial in 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]