John Robert Howard(1843 - 1917)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company D on 27 April 1861 at age 17.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in the thigh in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Promoted to Corporal sometime before August 1864. Hospitalized at Charlottesville, VA on 18 October 1863 with a gunshot wound (date and place of wound not recorded, but likely 14 October at Bristoe Station). Surrendered at Appomatox Court House, VA on 9 April 1865.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Wilson1. Some detail from the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database. Service details from Company D muster data posted online by Tom Sutton, Jr. Life dates from family genealogists.
|Birth Date: 04/12/1843 |
Death Date: 12/06/1917 Death Place: Lenoir County, NC
1 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9877]
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