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Confederate (CSV)


John F. Paul

(1841 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

A married 21 year old, he enlisted in Company G, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 6 February 1862 at Columbia, SC.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in the left thigh and captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.

The rest 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 & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




10/05/1910; burial in 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]