John F. Paul(1841 - 1910)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married 21 year old, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 at Columbia, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the left thigh and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was sent to Fort McHenry, then to Fortress Monroe, VA for exchange on 13 October 1862. He was promoted to Sergeant on 12 February 1863 and on detached service 8 July 1863. He was frequently ill in hospital or on furlough from March 1864 through the end of the War.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
|Birth Date: 01/17/1841 |
Death Date: 10/05/1910 Burial Place: Old Lebanon Presbyterian Cemetery Lebanon, 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 16032]
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