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Confederate (CSV)

Private

---- Butler

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 4th Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

One of the three Butlers (John F., J.D., William R.) from Baldwin County, he mustered as Private, Company H, 4th Georgia Infantry on 26 April 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

John F. Butler was wounded at Ft. Steadman, VA in March 1865 and was home on furlough at the end of the war.

J.D. has no record after enlistment.

William R. Butler was promoted to Corporal but was killed in action at Gettysburg, PA on 1 July 1863.

References & notes

Service information from Henderson.1 His Sharpsburg wound from a casualty list by Colonel Doles printed in The Confederate Union (Milledgeville, GA) of 14 October 1862, kindly provided by Laura Elliott. His first name not given.

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. 616  [AotW citation 21269]