John K. WalkerHome State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 6th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company K.
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.
Wrote on experience at Battle of Antietam: "The last fight both sides held their groundÖSome say that we are going back in Maryland again but I cant tell but I hope notÖ"; Later promoted to 1st Sergeant. Captured in hospital in Richmond, VA April/65.
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. 422 - 448 [AotW citation 6412]
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