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Confederate (CSV)


John Harrison McGuffin

(c. 1836 - 1910)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Corporal, Company D, 22nd South Carolina Infantry about 15 January 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action at Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.

The rest of the War

By then a Sergeant, he was Surrendered on 9 April 1865 at Appomattox Court House, VA.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1900 he was a farmer at Tugaloo, Oconee County.

References & notes

His service from the Roll 1 and the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1870-1900. His parole at Appomattox from the Park Service List [pdf]. His gravesite is on Findagrave.

He married Sarah Emily Jenkins (1836-19222) in about 1859 and they had 6 children.


c. 1836; Oconee District, SC


01/08/1910 Oconee County, SC; burial in First Baptist Church Cemetery Westminster, SC


1   Thomas, John P., and and previous SC Historians of the Confederate Records, Confederate Rolls of South Carolina, Columbia: Historian of Confederate Records, 1898, Roll of Company D, 22nd Reg't Inf, South Carolina Vols.  [AotW citation 24945]