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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John M. Walker

(? - 1864)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 April 1862 at Adams Run, SC.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was sent to Fort McHenry, and on to Fortress Monroe, VA, on 2 October 1862 and exchanged. He may have transferred to Company D, date not given. He was in hospital in Richmond, VA and returned to duty on 20 October 1862. He was sick in hospital by 1 March 1864, and died at the General Hospital, White Sulphur Springs, VA on 11 April 1864.

References & notes

Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Death

04/11/1864 White Sulphur Springs, VA; burial in Montgomery White Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Montgomery County, VA

Notes

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 16066]