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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John W. Camper

(c. 1840 - 1862)

Home State: Virginia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 28th Virginia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 21 year old laborer, he enlisted as Private in Company A, 28th Virginia Infantry on 15 May 1861 in Botetourt, VA. He was ill in hospital in October 1861 and returned to duty in April 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap on South Mountain), MD on 14 September 1862.

References & notes

Service and other details from Frank E. Fields' 28th Virginia Infantry (roster, 1985) via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1840

Death

09/14/1862 Turner's Gap, MD