John R. Harper(? - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 14th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Buncombe County, he enlisted on 4 May 1861 in Company F.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
Died of wounds in October 1862.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, service data from the Roster2.
Death Date: 10/00/1862 Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4455]
2 Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 529 [AotW citation 5871]
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