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Confederate (CSV)

Sergeant

Richard M. Jordan

(1841 - 1865)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Crawford County, he enlisted as Private in Company E, 6th Georgia Infantry on 15 June 1861. He was promoted to Sergeant, date not given.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was killed at Bentonville, NC on 18 March 1865.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His wound at Sharpsburg from a casualty list for the Regiment printed in the Southern Recorder (Milledgeville, GA) on 21 October 1862. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

1841

Death

03/18/1865 Bentonville, NC; burial in Jordan Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Crawford County, GA

Notes

1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 1, pg. 788  [AotW citation 21147]