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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John P. Goforth

(1840 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Age 20, from McDowell County, he mustered as Private, Company K, 22nd North Carolina Infantry on 5 June 1861 in McDowell County.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action near Shepherdstown, VA (now WV) on 20 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Roster 1 via the Historical Data Systems database. His memorial is on Findagrave, for what may be a cenotaph.

Birth

12/06/1840

Death

09/20/1862 Shepherdstown, VA; burial in Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Marion, NC

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 19283]