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Confederate (CSV)


J. V. Choate

(1830 - 1898)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 17th South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

Giving his age as 22, he enlisted as Private, Company E, 17th South Carolina Infantry about 1 December 1861 and was promoted to Corporal, date not given.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action at Boonsboro (Turner's Gap) on South Mountain, MD on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was wounded again, in the side, in action near Petersburg, VA, between 25 March and 2 April 1865.

After the War

He lived in Austin, AR.

References & notes

His service from his Compiled Service Records (via the Historical Data Systems database) and the Roll 1 for Company E, both as J.V. Choat. Petersburg wound details from a roster compiled by Roxsanne Wells-Layton on RootsWeb. His gravesite is on Findagrave.




1898; Austin, AR; burial in Sylvania Cemetery, Sylvania, Lonoke County, AR


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Company E, Seventeenth Regiment Infantry  [AotW citation 22083]