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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Gillespie

(c. 1838 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 18th North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old farmer, he mustered as Private, Company I, 18th North Carolina Infantry on 17 August 1862 in Wake County.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds in Mount Jackson, VA on 15 October 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database.

Birth

c. 1838; Surry County, NC

Death

10/15/1862 Mt. Jackson, VA

Notes

1   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 19252]