John S. RegisterHome State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He is on the muster roll for Company G, 6th Alabama Infantry in March 1862. He was in Company A (by transfer or reorganization) by September 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded and captured in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He was originally buried in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, MD but was probably later removed to his current location.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Original burial and basic unit information from the Mt Olivet burial list 1. Service details from the Alabama Civil War Service Database (Alabama Department of Archives and History).
Death Date: 09/16/1862 Death Place: Boonsboro, MD Burial Place: New Providence Baptist Cemetery, Dothan, AL
1 Farino, Greg, and J. Ronald Pearcey, superintendent, Confederate Soldiers buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Frederick, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 5133]
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