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Confederate (CSV)


John Osbourne Lane

(1831 - 1918)

Home State: South Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 23rd South Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted as Private, Company E, 23rd South Carolina Infantry about 1 November 1861.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He was surrendered with his Company at Appomattox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.

After the War

By 1870 and to at least 1910 he was a farmer on his own place in Bethea Township, Marion County.

References & notes

His service from the index to his Compiled Service Records via the Historical Data Systems database. His wound at Sharpsburg from an archived casualty list kindly provided by Jeffrey Lee Overby Holliday. His Appomattox parole is on the Park Service List [pdf]. Personal details from family genealogists, at least one of whom has his middle name as Osborne, and the US Census for 1870-1910. His gravesite is on Findagrave.


11/07/1831; Marion District, SC


09/06/1918; Latta, Dillon County, SC; burial in Catfish Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Latta, SC