John P. King(1841 - )
Home State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 21st Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D, 21st Virginia Infantry on 1 July 1861.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action - "gunshot wound to the chest, through the left lung" - at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
He later transferred to the Cavalry.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Riggs1.
1 Riggs, Susan A., 21st Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (VA): H.E. Howard, Inc., 1991, pp. 59 - 98 [AotW citation 8504]
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