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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

John H. Crafton

(? - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Louisa County, he mustered as Private, Company G, 23rd Virginia Infantry on 24 April 1861 in Frederick's Hall, VA. He was promoted to First Sergeant on 1 October 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.

References & notes

Basic information from the Virginia Military Dead.1 Service and other details from Thomas Rankin's 23rd Virginia Infantry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

Date not known; Louisa County, VA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   Library of Virginia, Virginia Military Dead Database, Published 2002, first accessed 30 November 2012, <http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/guides/vmd/>, Source page: /vmd_Search.asp  [AotW citation 18949]