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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John L. Norton

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 6th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Oglethorpe County, he enlisted as Private, Company K, 6th Georgia Infantry on 28 May 1861. He was recorded as present in the roll of 31 August 1862 with no later military record.

On the Campaign

He was listed as missing in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

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

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. 830  [AotW citation 21207]