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Confederate (CSV)

Private

John Montgomery

(c. 1837 - ?)

Home State: Louisiana

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 9th Louisiana Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A 24 year old farmer in Rocky Mount, he enlisted in Company D, 9th Louisiana Infantry on 7 July 1861 at Camp Moore, LA.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

The Company roll reports him as KIA at Sharpsburg, but he probably died in Frederick, MD sometime after the battle. Originally buried "along the west side and in cemetery at Frederick [Maryland]". Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, who has him in the 8th Infantry. Service details from Booth2, who reports him as killed at Sharpsburg.

Birth

c. 1837 in IRELAND

Death

Date not known Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD

Notes

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 4864]

2   Booth, Andrew B., Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 Volumes, New Orleans: State of Louisiana, 1920, Vol. 3, Book 1, pg. 1020  [AotW citation 13168]