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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

J. H. Cariker

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 15th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

An unmarried 25 year old farmer, he mustered as Private, Company D, 15th Alabama Infantry on 3 July 1861 at Fort Browder, AL. He was promoted to Sergeant on 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September and captured at Shepherdstown, VA on 19 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds, place not given, on 22 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Archives.1

Birth

c. 1836 in GA

Death

09/22/1862

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: /civilwar/soldier.cfm?id=29713  [AotW citation 20060]