John M. WalkerHome State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company C, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 1 April 1862 at Adams Run, SC.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action at Fox's Gap on 14 September 1862.
The remainder 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, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1. His gravesite is on Findagrave.
Death Date: 04/11/1864 Death Place: White Sulphur Springs, VA Burial Place: Montgomery White Sulphur Springs Cemetery, Montgomery County, VA
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]
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