John William Turner(c. 1838 - )
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Orange County, he enlisted at age 23 in Company C, 6th North Carolina Infantry on 1 May 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
He was captured in action at Rappahannock Station, VA on 7 November 1863 and held at Point Lookout, MD until 21 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Iobst1. Thanks to Devan Sommerville for scrubbing through the volume, extracting and transcribing the roster data for AotW. Service details from the Roster2.
1 Iobst, Richard William, and Louis H. Manarin, Wade Lucas, The Bloody Sixth : the Sixth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America, Raleigh: North Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission, 1965, pp. 320 - 335 [AotW citation 6334]
2 Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 18 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-, Vol. IV [AotW citation 10053]
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