John R. CrawfordHome State: Virginia
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Virginia Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 5'7 1/2", with dark complexion, gray eyes, and brown hair when he enlisted on 13 May 1861 at Giles Courthouse in Company D, 7th Virginia Infantry.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The remainder of the War:
On detached service collecting conscripts and deserters, Autumn 1863. Captured at Five Forks, 1 April 1865 and held at Pt. Lookout. Took Oath of Allegiance to US 10 June 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Riggs1.
1 Riggs, David F., 7th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1982 [AotW citation 9723]
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