John Barnett Mathews(1839 - 1906)
Home State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 13th Georgia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Enlisted as Private July 1861. Elected Jr. 2nd Lieutenant September 1, 1862. He was in Company A.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was "severely wounded in right arm at Sharpsburg" on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
Wounded in foot and left arm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania July 2, 1863. Elected Captain April 8, 1864. Wounded in hip at Wilderness, Virginia May 5, 1864. In left arm at Cedar Creek, Virginia October 19, 1864. Acting A. A. & I. General in 1865. Surrendered, Appomattox, Virginia April 9, 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ranger951. Last name also as Matthews.
|Birth Date: 10/09/1839 |
Death Date: 05/04/1906 Death Place: Zebulon, GA
1 Fincham, Jr., Ray, Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry Regimental Histories - Georgia C.S.A., Published c. 2005, <http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/georgia/index.html>, Source page: /georgia/infantry/13th_inf_regt.html [AotW citation 7210]
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