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Confederate (CSV)


John F. Cheney

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He was in Company C.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Ranger951. Private - April 24, 1861. Appointed 1st Sergeant April 20, 1862. Elected Jr.2nd Lieutenant July 22, 1862. Elected 2nd Lieutenant May 10, 1863. Wounded, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Elected 1st Lieutenant July 23, 1863. Wounded and disabled, Crater near Petersburg, Virginia July 30, 1864. Assigned to light duty in Quartermaster Dept., account of wounds, March 28, 1865. Died Crawford, Georgia January 13, 1902.


1   Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <>, Source page: /infantry/3rd_regt_inf.html  [AotW citation 2781]